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CJ Mirra



CJ Mirra is the alias of London based recording artist, composer and sound designer John Sampson. Having previously toured and fronted several successful indie acts John is now a versatile composer mixing live analogue instruments with electronic and ambient textures often blurring the boundaries of composition and sound design. Credits include BBC’s critically acclaimed film ‘Norfolk’ and SXSW awarded documentary film ‘PaaJoe The Lion’. John has also composed several advertising campaigns for Land Rover, Kenzo, H&M as well as becoming the go to composer for UK Surf films. CJ Mirra’s debut record will be out in 2019, which follows “Static (Original Surf Soundtracks Vol I)” a compilation of his work for Surf films released in April 2018.

Sound Design by CJ Mirra. Nominated for Best Sound Award at British Independent Film Awards 2018.

Part 1 of short film “Headache” - score composed by CJ Mirra.

Trailer to Norfolk feature film. Sound design and score by CJ Mirra.

Official trailer for Paa Joe & The Lion. Sound design and score by CJ Mirra.

Edges of Sanity - A film by Finisterre. Score by CJ Mirra

KENZO WORLD Eau de Toilette advert. Music by CJ Mirra.