Joshua Moshier

Composer for films and TV, including Baskets (FX), Shrink (Seeso) and Documentary Now (IFC). 

Photo by Angeline Woo

Photo by Angeline Woo

Through his work scoring films and television, Joshua Moshier has established himself as a trusted collaborator and distinctive musical voice. 

Joshua's work includes scoring the FX series Baskets, starring Zach Galifianakis; NBC's Shrink, created by Tim Baltz and Ted Tremper; The Faith Diaries, written and directed by Sarah Gertrude Shapiro (UnREAL), and the main title music for the IFC series Documentary Now! starring Fred Armisen and Bill Hader.

His feature film work includes the upcoming Netflix film Happy Anniversary from writer/director Jared Stern, Good Enough, from writer/director AnnaRose King; and Beneath Us, from writer/director Max Pachman. 

Joshua also created the interactive ambisonic music for Google's Earth VR (available for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive), which won a Cannes Lion for innovation and was recognized by Ars Technica as "VR's killer app."

On the web, Joshua's music has been featured on Funny or Die and in three Vimeo Staff Picks, including the viral animated hit Sidewalk, directed by Celia Bullwinkel.

Joshua is an alumnus of the Sundance Institute Film Music Program (Narrative Feature) and the BMI Conducting Workshop.

Born in Baton Rouge, LA and raised in St. Charles, IL, Joshua studied music at Northwestern University. Throughout and after college, he delved deeply into the Chicago music scene, performing as a pianist with Marquis Hill, Chris Madsen, Milton Suggs, John Moulder and many others. In his own group co-led with Mike Lebrun, he released Joy Not Jaded and The Local Colorists, as well as his Chamber Music America commissioned work Touch and Go: The Studs Terkel Project

Joshua Moshier is represented by Seth Kaplan and Christine Russell at Evolution Music Partners