Lodewijk Vos worked as the in-house composer for MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon in Amsterdam before moving to Toronto to work as a freelance composer. He has worked out of San Francisco, New York City and studied with Tom Elmhurst (mixer of Adele, Amy Winehouse, The Black Keys) in Avignon, France. Joseph Murray graduated with an Honours degree in Music from the University of Guelph where he focused his studies on Music Composition. Covering a wide range of musical styles including Classical, Jazz, Avant Garde, Electronic & Pop, his eclectic background allows him to cross-thread his unique skills into every project.
Working together as Menalon, Lodewijk & Joseph have scored, produced, remixed, installed and performed on a wide variety of projects. On the commercial side some of their top clients include: Google, HBO, MTV, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Adidas, Roots, Advil & The Bay. On the film and television side, they have scored features, documentaries and shorts that have screened at Sundance, TIFF and at film festivals Internationally, including Director X’s debut feature, Across the Line, and the award-winning shorts: The Weatherman & The Shadowboxer, Bacon & God’s Wrath and Guidance. The pair have scored five series for Viceland and are currently scoring the CBC drama series Diggstown.
Menalon regularly collaborates with well-known Canadian artists including: Shad, Cancer Bats, Stretch Orchestra, Little Scream and most recently, Classic Roots.