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Thomas Lambert

Media composer and sound designer

Thomas Lambert (aka Thomas Arboris a composer and sound artist based in Te Whanganui a Tara, Aotearoa.

He is an experienced composer and sound designer for theatre, screen, dance and installation, with strong technical foundations in recording, mixing, mastering, audio restoration and live sound.

CONTACT:

Please get in touch if you'd like to discuss working with Thomas or for any further information.

Email: thomlambert@gmail.com

Featured Soundtracks:

My entry into the Spitfire Audio & HBO/ Westworld scoring competition.

"DVD Dreams is a short documentary by Kathleen Winter that features a bunch of loyal customers and film fanatics, re-living their favourite movie scenes. A quirky and poetic look at the end of an era."

Music:

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Encoded

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WFLS #23

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RIB

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THEATRE

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High-Def Multinational

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I.RYOKO : OPENING

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I.RYOKO : SACRED SPACE

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I.RYOKO : RARITIES (2007 – 2011)

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Eschaton (OST)

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SC Compilation #1

SC Posts:

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Thomas Arbor – Rākaunui Release #10 – Outsider In

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Thomas Arbor – Rākaunui Release #9 – Woodsprite

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Thomas Arbor – Rākaunui Release #8: Ending

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Thomas Arbor – Rākaunui Release #7: Autumnal

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Thomas Arbor – Rākaunui Release #6: Deep Seethe

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Thomas Arbor – Rākaunui Release #5: Earth

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WFLS #27 Out Now!

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Thomas Arbor – Rākaunui Release #3: Unearth

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Thomas Arbor – Rākaunui Release #2: Machine Birth

Audio Production Credits:

2022  Lǎo Lao Lǎo Le - (as yet unreleased) short film (music), dir. Julie Zhu

2018 Minimum - documentary web series (Sound design, foley), dir. Kathleen Winter

2017:

He Awa Mutunga Kore: A Takatāpui Journey - short documentary film (sound design, music), dir Kathleen Winter

Drop Down Globe - Short film (Music), dir. Stella Reid

DVD Dreams - Documentary Short (Music, sound-design, mix), dir. Kathleen Winter

2016Grey William (Code: GW) – Short film (Music, sound-design, foley), dir. Sandy Burton Davis

2015 : Sphere – Short film (sound-design, mix), dir. Kathleen Winter

2014 : The Untouched Miratus with Archibald Reed - 48hr Film (Music, sound-design, mix & cinematography), dir. Dan Harris

2012: 

The Sad Tale of Rocky Raccoon (Music, sound-design, foley, mix), dir. Dan Harris

Te Hiringa Puoro (Music, sound-design), dir. Komako Silver

Ax Trivia - TV Pilot (Dialogue editing, sound-design, mix)

2022 :

Pakaru (redevelopment), dir. Mitch Tawhi Thomas (scheduled for Wellington & Auckland Arts Festivals, cancelled due to Covid)

2020 :

Get Out of My Letterbox, (w/ Emi Pogoni) dir. Katie Burson and Beth Kayes

2019

Ransom, dir. Stella Reid & Neenah Dekkers-Reihana

Pakaru, dir. Mitch Tawhi-Thomas (Production of the Year, Wellington Theatre Awards)

Story Studio Live 2, dir. Barney Olson (Best Work for Young Audiences, WTA)

2018 :

Actual Fact, dir. Meg Rollandi & Isobel McKinnon

Story Studio Live 1, dir. Stella Reid

2017: The Basement Tapes (5 Seasons), dir. Jane Yonge (Fringe First Award, Edinburgh 2018)

2016: Heteroperformative, dir. Jane Yonge

2015 :The Mountebank, dir. Stella Reid

2014 : Oneironaut, dir. Stella Reid

2014 : The Hades Complex, dir. Dan Emms

2012 : Eschaton, dir. Stella Reid

2022:

Pūoro Tū - A Celebration of the Oro - podcast - featuring recordings, interviews from a six-day taonga pūoro festival curated by Ruby Solly, Al Fraser and Pyramid Club. Listen Episode 1Episode 2.

2021:

Bloom - 4-channel interactive soundtrack for the projection installation by Charley Draper and Stella Bieringa at Te Ramaroa Nelson Light Festival

Luna - 4-channel surround sound work for A Room That Echoes festival at The Audio Foundation, Auckland.

2020 :

'Encoded' - soundtrack for the light installation by Jason Longstaff for Taranaki Festival of Lights.

2019 :

'Inner Sound Outer Worlds' Soundwalk : for Pyramid Power Festival : a 45 minute audio-guided walk exploring Te Aro and tracing a history of the city’s creative music community in sound and space.

Stablab - Design development & collaboration w/ Charley Draper

2018 :

Stablab - Design development & collaboration w/ Meg Rolandi

2016 :

'Black Moon' - Surround SFX for a Halloween event at Wellington's Planetarium.

2021 : Kōtiro - High-Def Multinational (Alt-pop)

2018 : Jeshel Forrester - The Old Churchyard (Trad. folk)

2016 : Jeshel Forrester - Jeshel (Trad. folk)

2013 : Athuzela Brown - A Cliff at Dawn (Dream-folk)

2021 - present: Audio Conservation Technician at The National Library of New Zealand

2021 : Digital Archivist at The National Library of New Zealand, working on the collection of the sonic artist John Cousins. See Tales from the Acousmonium Pt 1 & Pt2.

2021 : Sound Operator - The Haka Party Incident @ ASB Waterfront Theatre

2016 - 2020 : Audio Conservation Technician (contractor) at The National Library of New Zealand

2017 - present : Live-sound tech at The Pyramid Club

2008 - 2010 : Bachelor of Music (Sonic Arts)
New Zealand School of Music, Wellington

2006 - 2007 : Diploma in Audio Engineering & Music Production
Music & Audio Institute of New Zealand, Christchurch
Awards - Best Studio Production, Best MIDI Production, Best Academic Performance

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