Sundance 2021 Composer Spotlight: Alex Somers
Film: Together, Together
Alex Somers is an American composer and producer who now resides in Los Angeles, having spent time in Reykjavík, Iceland, where he studied visual art at the Academy of the Arts. Alex was born in Baltimore and studied composition at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Since releasing the 2009 ambient album Riceboy Sleeps with Jónsi (Sigur Rós), Alex has collaborated with artists including Julianna Barwick, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Gyða Valtýsdóttir, as well as co-producing Jónsi’s debut album Go and Sigur Rós’s 2013 album Valtari.
Alex has scored for both TV and film. His most recent projects include Shia LaBeouf’s Honey Boy, Angel Manuel Soto’s Charm City Kings, Taylor Swift’s documentary Miss Americana and upcoming documentary Audrey, following the life of Audrey Hepburn. 2021 will see the release of Alex’s debut solo album.