Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein
Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein, half of the Austin band S U R V I V E, scored the biggest pop culture phenomenon of 2016: the Netflix series Stranger Things. Their work on the series has garnered a Primetime Emmy Award win for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music, two Grammy nominations for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media, an ASCAP Composers’ Choice Award nomination for TV Composer(s) of the Year, and a World Soundtrack Award nomination for TV Composer(s) of the Year. The show released its third season in July of 2019.
2018 saw Dixon and Stein explore the worlds of Virtual Reality, with the Darren Aronofsky produced VR series, Spheres, written & directed by Eliza McNitt. Most recently, Dixon and Stein scored Matthew Libatique’s short film A Different Beyond. The duo scored three projects releasing in early 2019, including National Geographic’s Valley of the Boom and the three-part British series Butterfly which was recently picked up by Hulu in the U.S. Dixon and Stein attended the Sundance Film Festival in support of their debut feature film score for Rashid Johnson’s dramatic directorial debut Native Son, the festival’s opening night film.