Award-Winning Composer Daniel Licht is scoring the upcoming NBC drama Deception (previously entitled Infamous) airing Monday January 7, 2013 at 10/9C. Licht's score contributes intrigue to the world of luxury, secrecy and allure Writer and Executive Producer Liz Heldens (Friday Night Lights) creates in this detective mystery series. Deception stars Meagan Good (Think Like a Man) and film, television, and Broadway heavyweight Victor Garber. Daniel Licht's previous credits include all seven seasons of Showtime's Emmy award-winning series Dexter. Licht recently scored the video game Dishonored, which won "Best Action Adventure" at the Spike Video Game Awards held December 7, 2012 in Los Angeles.
Following the death of 32-year old socialite and pharmaceutical dynasty heiress Vivian Bowers, detective Joanna Locasto (Meagan Good) must go undercover to discover the truth behind her childhood friend's suspicious death and the secretive lives of her wealthy family. In addition to employing traditional orchestrations, Daniel Licht also incorporates innovative avant-garde instrumentation in his score for Deception. To create edgy and dramatic musical undertones that add compelling dynamics to Deception's storyline, Licht includes signature experimental techniques in his Deception score that he originally developed while scoring Dexter. Examples of these techniques include playing glassware, recording chanting monks, and even playing a bone rasp made from human bones.
Daniel Licht has built a solid reputation for his ability to transcend genre in film, television, and video game composing. His other composing credits include Cowboy Up, The Winner, Dumbstruck, Splendor, Children of the Corn II, ABC's Body of Proof, the video game Silent Hill: Downpour, and Stephen King's Thinner. In January 2012, Licht was named "Composer of the Year" at the Third Annual Horror Awards in Moscow, Russia.