Contrary to completely unfounded rumors of a cancellation, Trauma returns TOMORROW to NBC, and airs every Monday at 9/8c, beginning the completion of our first season!
To celebrate our return, I’ve decided to write a blog entry about my favorite cues I’ve written for the series thus far, including audio snippets.
First up, the Trauma Main Title:
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One of a handful of TV theme songs to ever be in a 7/4 meter, this piece of music summarizes the intense energy of the show and introduces the core ensemble at the heart of the score: a rock and roll rhythm section. In addition to the guitars, bass and drums, there is an added layer of manipulated sound effects, comprising of distorted and cut up ambulance sirens and helicopter rotors. This isn’t just a theme song gimmick, these sounds are a vital part of the unique signature sound of the Trauma score. (more…)