Gustave Rudman Rambali

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Gustave Rudman Rambali
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Background information
Birth nameGustave Chand Rudman Rambali
BornParis, France
GenresOrchestral, urban, rock
Occupation(s)Composer, arranger, producer, orchestra conductor
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, keyboard
Years active2007 (2007)–present
LabelsEMI France
Source Etc
Associated actsWoodkid, Labrinth, Naast

Gustave Rudman Rambali is a Franco-Swedish composer, arranger and producer. Former singer and gutarist of the group Naast,[1][2] he has arranged or produced music for artists such as Woodkid,[3] The Weeknd, and Labrinth.[4] He has since then composed original music for the award winning soundtrack of the HBO series Euphoria.[5][6] In 2021, he composed the music for the documentary Tranchées [uk] which was selected at the 78th Venice International Film Festival.[7]


Son of a british rock critic from NME, Paul Rambali, he was born in Paris, France and began learning piano as a child at his local conservatory. Aged 20, he enrolled at the Schola Cantorum de Paris.[8] From there, he was admitted to the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris[9] where he studied composition and orchestration. In 2013 he received from the CNSMDP the Prix d’harmonie, and in 2015 the Prix d’écriture XX-XXIème.[10][11]


In 2004, as Gustave Naast, he formed the group Naast with members Jeff Brakha, Nicolas Ballay and Lucas Sensi.[12] His song Mauvais Garçon from their debut album Antichambre was featured in the video game Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock.[13] In 2008, he disbanded the group to pursue his classical music studies. Later in the year, he composed the music for the animated children's TV series Podcats.

In 2011, his arrangement of the song Iron by Woodkid marked his career debut as an arranger and producer.[3] The arrangement was later sampled by Kendrick Lamar for The Spiteful Chant. Whilst continuing his studies, he composed, arranged or produced music for artists including Clean Bandit, The Weeknd, Birdy and LSD (a supergroup comprising Labrinth, Sia and Diplo). In 2015, he did arrangements for Losers on The Weeknd's Grammy award-winning album, Beauty Behind The Madness.

In 2017, he composed the soundtrack of Atacama, a short film directed by French contemporary artist Caroline Corbasson.[14] In 2019, he composed music for the HBO series Euphoria, directed by Sam Levinson.[15] In 2021, he composed the original soundtrack for the documentary Tranchées which had its out of category world premiere at 78th Venice International Film Festival.[7]


Year Project Track Credits
2006 Naast Mauvais Garçon Songwriter, arranger, co-producer, singer, guitarist
2007 Va-Et-Vient
Point aveugle
Tu te trompes
Derrière cette porte
Coeur de glace
La fille que j'aime
Je te cherche
2008 Podcats Soundtrack Composer, co-composer, lyricist, singer, guitarist, producer
2011 Woodkid[16] Iron Arranger
Remix by Mystery Jets
Remix by Gucci Vump
Kendrick Lamar The Spiteful Chant
2012 Entics Lontana Da Me Co-composer
2013 La Fouine A bout de bras Co-composer
James Arthur Roses Co-composer, arranger, co-producer
2014 Ella Eyre Two Arranger
Clean Bandit[17] Extraordinary Co-composer
Labrinth[18][19] Let It Be Co-composer, arranger, programmer, orchestra conductor, additional vocals
Jealous Arranger, orchestra conductor
2015 Josef Salvat Shoot & Run Arranger, orchestra conductor
Til I Found You
Mika Ordinary Man Co composer, co-producer
The Weeknd feat. Labrinth Losers[20] Arranger, orchestra conductor
2016 Klingande Losing You Co-composer, arranger, co-producer, orchestra conductor
Birdy Give Up Arranger, orchestra conductor
2017 Wilkinson feat. Karen Harding Sweet Lies Co-producer, programmer
Noah Cyrus feat. XXX Tentacion Again
Atacama Soundtrack Composer
Gustave Rudman Sun Composer, Arranger, Producer
Intermezzo Composer
2018 Mikky Ekko Fame Strings and orchestration
LSD Genius Co-arranger, additional production, additional vocal production
Genius feat. Lil Wayne
Audio Arranger, co-producer
Mountains Additional production
2019 Euphoria (HBO series) Episode 4: Shook One Pt II

Episode 5: '03 Bonnie and Clyde

2021 Tranchées [uk] Orignal film score Composer


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