RAZ OLSHER (Music)
Meet award-winning producer and composer, Raz Olsher.
In 2009 Fossil Studios was born, transforming a warehouse in lower Clapton into a state of the art recording studio and living space. A creative oasis in the heart of Hackney, East London.
A place where creativity has no limitations and inspiration is served in a tea cup.
Raz has since worked with an array of artists, including Gilles Peterson, Lemar, Nathaniel Rateliff, Krust, MJ Cole, Bishi and Sam Lee, for his 2012 Barclaycard Mercury Prize nominated album ‘A Ground of its Own.’ Raz has also worked with Ebe Oke (for the album ‘Valor 2011’ – one of Brian Eno’s Top 10 albums that year), South Africa’s Thandiswa Mazwai (2010 World Cup Opening Ceremony) and in 2012 co wrote and produced a UK Charts number 1 hit record ‘Bom Bom’ by Sam & The Womp, now with over 1 million sales worldwide.
Recently Raz has been producing and writing with Ayanna Whitter Johnson,, the UK Queen of Dancehall, Lady Chann and soul extraordinaire, Thabo (Thabo & The Real Deal) to name a few…
Alongside music production, Raz has also been making a name for himself in the film world, writing scores for a number of acclaimed indie films. “I always had a natural feel for drama in my music and for me it’s always been a visual emotional experience, so I naturally enjoy working with images.”
Starting with scores for animations and short films, Raz has since written for feature lengths and documentaries, including ‘Encore’ (2007), ‘Ed’s Story’ (2010), ‘Raw Muscle’ (2011) ‘The Last Ten’ (2011), ‘The Ninth Cloud’ set and filmed in East London and starring French actor Jean Hugh Anglade (Killing Joe/ Nikita) and Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs/ Kill Bill) due out in 2014. Most recently he’s written the score for ‘Twelve’ a short starring 2011 Bafta winning actress Monica Dolan (Appropriate Adult) and has created the sound design for ‘Not Ever’ starring Emilia Fox (The Pianist) featuring original music from Roger O’Donnell (The Cure).