HiddenSound - Sound design, composition, production


Hidden Sound has been designing audio for advertising, documentaries and libraries since 1998. Founded by Clio award-winning music producer Nick Smith, clients include Nike, Adidas, Coke, Guinness, Lexus, Mercedes, BMW, Deutsche Bank and Philips. Editorial includes Russian Vogue and the Guardian.

Film credits include the title sequence composition for Ridley Scott's 2001 Hannibal, and co-score for Matthew Thompson's 2010 feature film Dummy with celebrated pianist Tim Cole and Orbital's Phil Hartnoll.

Based in the UK, Hidden Sound collaborates with and commissions experienced musicians, composers and engineers for each project, from atmospheric acoustic folk to pumping electronic motifs . With a proven track record scoring original music for dozens of successful TV ad campaigns, Hidden Sound's specialism is in skilfully crafting a sympathetic, synchronised audio dimension around the moving image.

Client list:

  • Nike, Adidas, Hugo Boss, Lexus, Mercedes, BMW, Toyota, Mazda, Philips, LG, Deutsche Bank, American Express, Coors, Coke, Seven Up, Babybel, Godrej Group, McDonalds, Guinness, GlaxoSmithKline, Splinter Cell, Samsung, Tesco, The Labour party,
  • Russian Vogue, Guardian
  • Film score for Ridley Scott's Hannibal, Soundtrack for the 2010 street art documentary Eloquent Vandals