2018 Triennial Archive

Silas Hite

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
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Cleveland, OH 44114
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Silas Hite is an Emmy-winning composer with music in his DNA. He began his career co-scoring blockbuster and independent films such as Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs with his Uncles, noted composers Mark and Bob Mothersbaugh (DEVO). His music plays in television shows around the world, from kids shows like Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get a Clue! and Disney’s Dance-A-Lot Robot, to adult shows such as Blue Mountain State, Eureka and Chef’s Table. He has scored hundreds of commercials for clients such as Apple, McDonald’s and Chevy, earning him an Emmy, Adweek’s Campaign of the Decade and most recently a Titanium Grand Prix from Cannes. He’s contributed memorable music to some of the top selling video games of the past ten years such as The Sims 2, Skate 3 and The Simpsons. His music has played in such venerable institutions as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, the New York Museum of Modern Art and The Whitney Museum.