Seth Olinsky is an American musician and composer who achieved international success as the guitarist, singer and founder of the experimental rock band Akron/Family. Seth is a prolific composer of music for concert, film, tv, and commercials, composing award winning commercial work for Nissan, FitBit, Nike, Gatorade, Brand Jordan, Vitamin Water, Honda, RSM, AT&T, Samsung, Hearts on Fire and the Turbo Tax Superbowl spot Boston Tea Party directed by Noam Murro as well as full campaigns for Bridgestone, Jimmy Johns, and Apartments.com featuring Jeff Goldblum. He recently composed the music for the HBO TV show State of Play by director Peter Berg and the Michael Heizer documentary Levitated Mass by director Doug Pray, He also has original music featured in the video game Sunset Overdrive, the films Worlds Greatest Dad (featuring Robin Williams), and Hall Pass, the tv shows Sex & Drugs & Rock and Roll,  The Grand Tour, and Friday Night Lights, and campaigns for Strongbow Cider, Michelin, and Sony. 

 

NISSAN / SHoulders of GiantS

BY DIRECTOR MARK MOLLOY

Winner Silver Cannes 2016

Recorded with full orchestra at the Newman Scoring Stage at Fox

 

NIKE / THE WINNING MOMENT

BY DIRECTOR brian beletic

first english language commercial aired in china

 

 

NIKE / THE NEXT WAVE

BY DIRECTOR MARTIN KREJCI

ADWEEK AD OF THE DAY

 

LEVITATED MASS

BY DIRECTOR DOUG PRAY

MUSIC BY AKRON/FAMILY 

RSM / GAUNTLET

BY DIRECTOR IVAN GRBOVIC

HBO STATE OF PLAY / CULTURE SHOCK

BY DIRECTOR PETER BERG 

 

 

FITBIT / FIND YOUR FIT

By Directors The Mercadantes

Winner AMP Best Original Song 2014

 

 

GATORADE / FORGET ME (ABBY WAMBACH)

BY DIRECTOR ZIA Mohajerjasbi

AIRED DURING ABBY WAMBACH's final game

 

 

CONCERT WORKS

 BAND DIALOGUE III FOR 15 Bands // TREFORT MUSIC FESTIVAL 2015

BAND DIALOGUE III FOR 15 Bands // TREFORT MUSIC FESTIVAL 2015

 NO STORY // COMMISSIONED LARGE SCALE PERCUSSION WORK FOR ECSTATIC FESTIVAL/RIVER TO RIVER NYC FEST 2012

NO STORY // COMMISSIONED LARGE SCALE PERCUSSION WORK FOR ECSTATIC FESTIVAL/RIVER TO RIVER NYC FEST 2012