Original Music Production & Edinburgh Recording Studio

Songwriting and Music Composition Services

offbeat instrumentsNeed a professional songwriter or composer? Look no further than Offbeat! Whether you’re an artist looking for songs or a company wanting a theatre, tv or film music composer, we’ll be able to help.

From the Offbeat studio in Edinburgh, music producer and songwriter Iain McKinna writes music and songs both for our own creative projects in the studio and in collaboration with other artists throughout the UK and abroad.

We work with many artists and companies to create original recordings.

See some examples of our songwriting and music composition projects below.

Offbeat Rhythm Section is Iain’s current creative music composition project and encapsulates a mix of songs and instrumental music with electric violinist and vocalist Offbeat Kirsty

His musical arrangement of Sheatadh Cailleach reached no3 in the US World Music charts and achieved extensive airplay on BBC Radio 1

This song Live For The Day is an unreleased example of a classic song written and sung by Iain and Offbeat Kirsty.

With songwriter Beau McClellan Iain wrote this track Clowns for the performance art show Fulgor featuring Talvin Singh’s vocalist Patrina Morris

His songwriting collaboration with Les McKeown and Pat McGlynn of The Bay City Rollers achieved no1 chart success in Japan, Germany and Australia in the 80s.

In his band The Harmonics in the early 90s, Iain’s song Living The Dream won Best song for The Music In Scotland Trust. The track features the vocals of Offbeat Kirsty and is also included in her album Secret Of The Heart

His song Searching was no1 on Apples music site icompositions.com in 2004.