In 2002, Executive Producer/Partner John Murrell established an innovative, top quality music and sound design company. Two years later, Murrell teamed up with Creative Director/Partner Dave Hodge to build on Murrell’s vision and grow the company’s global roster of ad savvy composers, well known recording artists, film composers, and feature film sound designers. Finger Music & Sound Design (Finger) was born. Finger provides bespoke musical solutions, completely customized to fit its clients’ unique needs. With offices in London, New York, and Los Angeles, Finger continues to partner with the world’s premier advertising agencies and producers to create innovative award-winning audio for commercials, films, television, new media and video games.
John Murrell – Partner/Executive Producer
John Murrell began his illustrious music industry career post-producing high profile commercials and music videos at the Moving Picture Company for world-class bands, including Oasis, Pulp and Basement Jaxx. Along the way, he forged close connections with the creme of London’s musicians and commercial production community. Building on his extensive production background and deep artist relationships, in 2002, Murrell founded Finger Music & Sound Design (Finger) to provide top quality, innovative music solutions for agencies and producers across media. Two years later, Murrell added to Finger’s expertise and networks by joining forces with renowned musician, composer and music producer Dave Hodge.
Dave Hodge – Partner/Creative Director
Hailing from Canada, Dave Hodge is an award-winning musician, music producer, composer and sound designer who has been professionally steeped in the scene since he was a teenager. He’s performed with some of the most critically acclaimed acts around the globe, including Basement Jaxx, Bran Van 3000, Macy Gray, Broken Social Scene, Feist and Brazilian Girls. The artists who have turned to Hodge to contribute production and arranging on major label records and remixes are an eclectic, high profile group which include the likes of Janet Jackson, Carly Simon, and Deelite. After scoring commercials for Finger Music & Sound Design, Hodge joined as partner and creative director in 2004, contributing his vast and varied musical expertise and close connections to exceptional musical talent.
Music Composition, Sound Design, Music Supervision
Abbot Mead Vickers. BBDO London
Bartle Bogal Hegarty
Beattie McGuiness Bungay
Brooklyn Brothers London
Chi & Partners
Euros RSCG London
Leo Burnett Ltd
Ogilvy & Mather Advertising
Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R
The Red Brick Road
Saatchi & Saatchi
Wieden & Kennedy