Jared C. Balogh
Musician/Composer from Bethelehem, Pennsylvania
My name is Jared C. Balogh (pronounced Bay-log)and I am from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania U.S.A.. I am a self taught musician and composer (I also do films and videos). I have written music in many different genres: Jazz, Classical, Rock, Metal, Grunge, Noise, Dark Ambient, Ambient, Field Records, Electronic, Sound Poetry, etc.... I can play the drums, percussion, guitar, bass, keyboard and some vocals. I graduated from high school in 1993, I graduated from college in 1997 and I attended the Conservatory Of Recording Arts and Sciences in Phoenix, AZ in 2003. I have 50+ songs were I wrote, played all instruments and recorded (engineered, mixed, produced and mastered). In the fall of 2009, a began teaching my self how to compose music in notation using professional composing programs. Since 2009, I have composed over 250 songs via notation composing. I am a member of ASCAP, American Composers Forum and a artist curator for the Free Music Archives. Over the last several years, I have released many LP's, EP's, collaborations, splits and compilations with my projects Jared C. Balogh, Trans Atlantic Rage and Trans Atlantic Rage/Balogh. I have collaborated with many artist/musicians for around the world. The majority of my releases have been released under the Creative Commons License. I have released my music in download and physical (Cd, DVD, Cassette etc....) on great Net/Record Labels: Enough Records (Portugal), Headphonica (Germany), Altered State Reflections (U.S.A.), Wombnet (England), Surrism-Phonoethics (Germany), Happy Puppy Records (Canada), Rainbow Bridge Recordings (U.S.A.), 45 R.P.M. Records (Russia), WM Recordings (The Netherlands), Classwar Karaoke (England/Germany), Kermesse Records (Argentina), Turbinicarpus Records (Ukraine), Itsu-Jitsu (Ireland), Misspelled Records (Australia) and many more. To date, estimation with my audio projects of about 1.25 Million creative commons downloads over the last few years. I have digital album releases on Altered State Reflections, Surrism-Phonoethics and Enough Records (Soon To Be Released). A lot of the Creative Commons downloads lead to the usage of my music in indie films, short films, music videos, news radio, video games, iPad/Windows applications, documentaries, performing arts (Dance/Plays/Visual Arts, etc....), promotions (book, art galleries, etc....), web commercials, podcast, mixtapes, education (Public Service Announcements) and more. Down below I have listed some highlight parts of my portfolio. The Free Music Archive links are were you can listen to a lot of my music very easily.