About Ringside Tracks
Ringside Tracks is a brand new music library created specifically for use in Combat Sports programming. Comprised of 13 dedicated composers (and combat sports fans!) from around the world, the RST team is lead by Tom Harrison, a world-renowned television composer whose music has been used by over 200 different television series to date.
Ringside Tracks is the first and only music library in the world created specifically for Combat and Extreme Sports. We love Wrestling, MMA and all things extreme. Our music hits harder than a steel chair and will help your stories soar like a moonsault off the top of a ladder. Take a listen to our music today, feel free to reach out via email if you have any questions, we'd love to work with you on your latest project.
Creative Director + Lead Composer
The author of the globally published Hal Leonard book “How to Become a Film Composer”, Tom Harrison has had his music placed in over 100 different television series. He was inspired to build Ringside Tracks after having his music placed on WWE: Raw in a flashback sequence of Braun Strowman slamming Kane through the ring!
Tom recently composed and produced the entrance music for Ring of Honor stable Lifeblood, led by then IWGP United States Champion, Juice Robinson. Other sports companies that have used Tom’s music include UFC, PBC Boxing, PGA, NFL and NASCAR. Tom Harrison learned his trade as the assistant composer to John M. Keane on over 50 episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
Tom is a summa cum laude graduate of the Film Scoring BMus at Berklee College of Music and is currently undertaking an MMus in Classical Composition at King's College London.
RST Composers and Songwriters
Steve Barden is a production music composer for film and television. His music can be heard on television somewhere in the world on a daily basis. His music has aired on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, ABC Family, A&E, American Heroes Channel, Animal Planet, Biography Channel, Bravo, Comedy Central, The Cooking Channel, Discovery Channel, E!, Food Network, Game Show Network, HGTV, HULU, Investigation Discovery, Lifetime, MTV, National Geographic Channel, Oprah Winfrey Network, Outdoor Channel, Oxygen, PBS, Science Channel, Style Channel, SyFy Channel, TLC, Travel Channel, truTV, Univision, and VH1.
Steve is also an author. His first book, Writing Production Music for TV - The Road to Success, is available from Hal Leonard.
Robin Lewis Miller
Robin Lewis Miller is a television composer and producer in Arizona. His numerous television credits include Ellen's Game of Games, The Bachelor, The Bacherlorette, Access Hollywood, America's Next Top Model, Keeping Up With the Kardashians and American Idol.
Samantha Goryeb, is a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles. A Berklee Alumni from both Boston and Valencia campuses - while at Berklee she studied closely under music industry veterans and hit songwriters like Kara Diogardi and Bonnie Hayes. Samantha now works on various artist projects in LA, as well as writes songs for TV, film, and other pop acts.
Composer + Songwriter
Tom Wanless began composing professionally in 2019 after completing university. Despite this, he has already composed for a plethora of projects. He has scored a variety of short films, notably StudioRiver's “Booklovers” and a short-format documentary sponsored by Green Peace. He has recently placed albums with TV libraries, with music ranging from Synthwave to Epic-Orchestral. He is also carving a niche within the world of animated series and video games, composing soundtracks for a growing number of projects.
Adam Pain's career credits include Musicians Channel TV Presenter on Sky Television, Production and Mix Engineering for Eva Katzler, Toby Jepson, The Nat Martin Band, Guitar Techniques, Total Guitar and Computer Music (magazines), Media Composer with TV, radio and web credits, and music video production work for a variety of artists, including Myke Gray, Toseland and Skunk Anansie.
Adam writes and produces music, creates video content and enjoys photography, art and design.
Composer + Songwriter
Cory is a graduate of Berklee College of Music with a Bachelors degree in ‘Music Production & Engineering’. After graduating Berklee within 3 years, he left the east coast and moved to Los Angeles, CA. Here, he has worked out of some of the largest and most iconic studios in Los Angeles as well as had the opportunity to work alongside and learn from multiplatinum-selling producers and Grammy Award winning engineers.
Coming from a family with a long musical history, Brad started playing piano, violin and trumpet at an early age. At age 12 his Mom and Dad bought him his first guitar which introduced him to a whole new world of music. After college, Brad started writing and recording jingles for advertising for some close friends as a favor. Over the last 15 years this has led to creating music for media projects, music for sports highlights for local NBC affiliates, winning a Jingle competition for a well known auto group, and starting his own business Red House Tracks.
Derek Handy is a TV/Film composer who comes from a family of musicians and educators. In 2019, he retired after 25 years of being an elementary music teacher. He began writing music at the age of 12 and has never stopped. Through his music endeavors, Derek found his way to creating production music. As a result, over the years, he has had music placed in over 320 different shows, on over 34 different networks, streaming platforms, and other media outlets. Derek is a versatile composer, with placements in varied genres such as: Orchestral, Hip Hop, R&B, Pop, Dramedy, Urban Dramedy, Comedy, and Tension Styles. Some of his credits include: 2021 NBA Basketball, Ultimate Fighting Championship, Pacers Live, America’s Got Talent, Steve Harvey Show, Dateline NBC, 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, Peoples Choice Awards, Let’s Make A Deal, Oprah Winfrey Show, Dr. Oz, Looking(HBO), Iyanla Fix My Life, Catfish, Love And Hip hop, Basketball Wives, Growing Up Hip Hop, Black Ink Crew Chicago, House Of Payne, Weather Gone Viral, Ready To Love, I Almost Got Away With It, Married To Medicine, Fatal Attraction, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Jersey Shore, Mary Mary, Clean House, Parental Control, and Kourtney And Khloe Take Miami.
Composer + Songwriter
Will Irvine, the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist from Daytime TV is currently creating some rock tracks for RST.
Daytime TV (formerly Hunter & The Bear) are a hugely popular rock band based in London. Their 2017 debut album Paper Hearts was loved by critics and fans alike. They are currently out on a headline European tour, in the past they have toured as the opening act for Eric Clapton, Van Morrison and Simple Minds.
Sam Plotkin is a composer, songwriter, and producer, originally from Poughkeepsie, NY. He has a BA in Music from Vassar College, where his studies focused on contemporary composition. He moved to Los Angeles following an internship at Remote Control Productions, and has since contributed music to many independent films, both shorts and features. In addition to his film work, Sam has written concert music for wind ensemble, string quartet, choir, ensemble percussion, and electro-acoustics, as well as an album of folk songs. Today, Sam is a regular contributor to many production music libraries, and he’s finished work on his first feature film as lead composer.
Julian is an award-winning British composer and musician based in the Hudson Valley, New York, where he writes, produces, and performs music for film, media, and theatre.
Theatre credits include: The Peculiar Tale… (Composer) (2019 Festival Of New Musicals, Goodspeed Opera House); Snow Way Out (Composer) (York Theatre Developmental Reading Series); QuizBowl (formerly Academia Nuts) (Composer) (Winner: Best New Musical, 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival); Spandex (Composer) (777 Theatre, New York).
His music has been used in theatre and media productions around the globe, including India, Hong Kong, South Africa, Australia and Dubai. If you watch enough unscripted telly, you’ve probably inadvertently heard his work.
Before relocating to New York to study musical theatre writing, Julian toured internationally with top UK tribute band Abba Forever, and with 70s crooners Smokie. He played keyboards, sang, and hosted for the world famous Cafe Wha? Band in Greenwich Village, NYC for eight years before the pandemic struck and forced him to put his skinny jeans into storage.
His rescue dog, Parsley, tends to supervise a lot of his work.
Born in South Africa, Gray Bashew was beatboxing before he could speak. He cultivated his musical mind in a creative environment with his children’s television Writer/Director parents. Gray soon developed a deep fascination with recording music as well as a passion for filmmaking. After graduating from Berklee College of music, he decided to merge his two loves and explore a career in Film Scoring.
Gray has since created original music for brands such as Nike, Disney, Peace Corp, Monster Energy Drinks, DC Shoe Company, and a variety of others. His most notable work is the nostalgic throwback music he contributed to Comedy Central’s “Drunk History”.
In addition to Composing, Gray loves collaborating with other creatives as a Music Producer, Songwriter, Drummer, Video Producer, Director, and Didgeridooer. When not working on music or films, Gray can usually be found hiking in the mountains around LA with his dog, Reginald Von Barkshire.
Greg Fidler is a multi-talented songwriter, artist and record producer from Cambridgeshire. He has toured Europe as a singer, guitarist and drummer with numerous rock bands including Rodboro (fronted by RST founder Tom Harrison!) and is a graduate of the Academy of Contemporary Music in Surrey.
Tom began his musical journey at age 6 – on guitar, quickly moving through numerous grades he began playing live performances by the time he was 8. The music bug didn’t stop for Tom, as he quickly began picking up other instruments and gaining more live experience in a very short period of time.By the time Tom was 18, he had worked with artists such as One Direction, Leona Lewis and Kelly Clarkson – all whilst studying at The Academy of Contemporary Music.Fast forward and he has now been on countless international tours and TV shows, created and produced music for a multitude of major clients / film clients and is currently working on an increasing list of projects – from artists, to films and everything inbetween.
Max Georis is a composer, mixing engineer, producer and session guitarist from Monterey, CA. He attended both Berklee College of Music and Musicians' Institute.
Max spent ten years working in the music industry in LA where he was involved in the creation of music for shows like Glee as well as doing a fair bit of sync work. Right out of the gate Max was thrust into working with Stevie Nicks, Lyle Lovett, Chris Isaak and Pat Stump of Fall Out Boy. Mixing was also done for a Steel Panther DVD as well as several independent artists which is where most of his efforts are placed (the development of undiscovered talent).
Time was also spent playing, touring and composing for Cartographer, a hard rock band out of LA.
Max now runs and his own studio back in Monterey which is located inside of a coffee shop he also opened called Counterpoint Coffee where he works mainly as a composer and mixing engineer.
Jonathan Rogerson is a composer and multi instrumentalist that specializes in crafting bespoke music for film, tv, and advertising. With a background in jazz and classical as well as pop and electronic he brings a wide palette of sounds and influences to every track. Besides being a composer Jonathan is an active performer and studio musician.
Tim Renna is a music producer and songwriter living in Nashville, Tennessee. He has music landed in many projects, including- Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks seasons 4 and 5, The Real Love Boat on CBS, and Baking It season 2 on NBC/Peacock. Currently, on the music production rosters of a handful of companies, Tim writes for artists, tv shows, and brands.