Rhian Sheehan is an award-winning music producer and screen composer from New Zealand. Known for his fusion of atmospheric-post-rock with electronic and chamber music, he has released 6 albums and 2 EPs on Loop Recordings (NZ/Aus), Darla (US), Preco (Japan). His 2013 release Stories From Elsewhere has received much praise; renowned US reviewer John Diliberto (Echoes) calling it “a modern ambient chamber music masterpiece of quietly epic dimensions”. His 2018 album, A Quiet Divide, is his most orchestral album to date, merging chamber strings & piano, with emotionally charged cinematic post-rock atmospheres. Releasing the album alongside a 6 date audiovisual live tour around New Zealand, the album reached no.2 on the NZ Top 20 chart.
“A Quiet Divide is an album that swallows you whole, and sends you out the other side a lighter, calmer version of yourself.” – Sunday Star Times
His work as a screen composer is diverse, actively writing scores for a wide variety of film, games, television, documentary, advertising, multi-media exhibits, and 360o Fulldome Planetarium dome shows, and even the music for a state-of-the-art Roller Coaster ride. He has written music featured on many notable TV shows and channels, including Top Gear (UK), the hit HBO series Silicon Valley, America’s Got Talent, and channels including Netflix, BBC Horizon, CNN, National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel, History Channel, and he has written music featured during The US Super Bowl, and The Academy Awards.