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Brendan Canty


Musician, composer, producer and filmmaker

Brendan Canty played in the band Fugazi for 15 years, from its inception in ’87 to its hiatus in ’02. He’s also played in Rites of Spring, Deadline, One Last Wish, Happy Go Licky,  Bob Mould, Deathfix, and currently in Super! Silver! Haze!, and The Messthetics. He produced records for Ted Leo, The Thermals, and the Make Up, amongst others. He is the composer of dozens of hours of television and films. He’s performed live scores to films with the filmmakers Sam Green and Brent Green. He recently composed the score for Frank Serpico, directed by Antonino D’Ambrosio, and is working on the feature DC Noir, by George Pelecanos.

Brendan has made many films with collaborator Christoph Green, working together with bands such as Wilco, Pearl Jam, the Decemberists, Death Cab for Cutie, and many others on concert films and docs. They made multiple editions of Burn to Shine, documenting scenes of musicians in different cities in houses that are being demolished.