Biography:

Composer Erik Godal was classically trained while growing up in Aspen Colorado, home to the Aspen conservatory school of music. He has also studied music and orchestration for film at OCC and UCLA as well as a keyboard jazz understudy with Dick Powell.


Godal has score numerous films to date including SUBJECT TWO an official selection Sundance Film Festival and winner of Best Film at London's Sci Fi Film Festival (First Look), WHAT LOVE IS with Cuba Gooding Jr, Gina Gershon and Anne Heche (Big Sky Pictures) and THE GIFT with Vince Vaughn. He has also done full orchestral arrangements such as a version of Aaron Copeland's New England Countryside for the Bruce Weber film A LETTER TO TRUE which received critical acclaim and was released on Universal Records in Japan. He recently finished scoring the second season of SQUIRRELBOY (Cartoon Network) for which he received an Annie Award nomination (Best Music, Animated Television Production). Erik's other television credits include the world wide mega hit SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS (Nickelodeon) with The Blue Hawaiians as well as various other shows on the History Channel, Spike, BBC, ESPN, FOX, MTV and National Geographic with such films as the award wining "Lion Warriors"
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Erik is also a member of the legendary Pulp Fiction inspiring LA band The Blue Hawaiians (Interscope) as well as a founding member of the band Novacaine (Mercury) and has worked as a record producer and session player for a number of major label acts including Tina Arena, Johnny Hallyday, Cowboy Mouth, James Brown, Rod Steward and Melissa Ethridge to name a few.