CJ Mirra is the alias of London-based composer, sound designer and recording artist, John Sampson. Combining live analogue instruments with electronic and ambient textures his sound blurs the boundaries of composition and sound design. Since 2015, he has scored a number of critically-acclaimed films screened from TIFF to BFI London Film Festival to SXSW, and received a BIFA ‘Best Sound’ nomination in 2018.
Alongside his composition work Mirra has spent time in the studio working with artists such as Mount Kimbie, Lindstrøm, and Mike Slott. In 2021, CJ Mirra continues to work with past collaborators on a range of future projects, as well as focusing on his forthcoming debut record.