About us

Play Pause Record is a comprehensive music services company, providing real-world expertise from concept to completion. Specialising in all facets of music for screen and stage, crossing genres and borders — from world-famous rock stars with orchestra (Violent Femmes and Orchestra – Australia 2018), video game scores (Battlefield 1 – USA 2017), to internationally recognised films from across the globe (Worlds Apart – Greece, 2015; The Osiris Child – Australia 2017, Benji – USA 2018) — our team has the deep skill set, industry credentials, and fierce drive to bring your project to fruition.

Mark Buys
Orchestrator – Arranger – Music Editor

Mark is well versed at making tangible any creative vision, transforming ideas into music to be enjoyed.  As well as being PPR’s supervising orchestrator, Mark brings a broad and deep skill base to a range of music disciplines, including recording and audio production, music technology, orchestration, arranging, and composition for screen and live events.

Matt Boden
Orchestrator – Arranger – Score Coordinator

A seasoned performer, orchestrator and arranger, Matt not only brings with him the true sensibilities of contemporary music, jazz and big band arranging, but his talents as an orchestrator for the screen and stage are an invaluable part of PPR.

Briony Buys
Project Management

Experienced, knowledgeable, and cool under pressure, Briony has over 10 years of expertise in project management, artist liaison, and concert event and recording session management. Briony presents and coordinates music events and productions throughout Australia, Europe, and America.