Jacob Groth

Danish Film Composer

Radio interview with Jacob Groth

April 2017

If you speak Danish, enjoy this radio interview with Jacob, when Filmland paid a visit to his studio in Copenhagen. Filmland Interview

MERCUR, new TV Danish TV-series on air

March 2017

The brand-new TV series MERCUR,  premiered Monday March 6th 2017 on Danish TV2 Charlie, with fine ratings, good reviews and pulling attention from medias.

All music for the ten episodes is composed by Jacob Groth and created with his team, assisting engineers Ole Bo and Soeren Moeller.

MERCUR is in ten episodes telling the true story about Danish pirate radio station RADIO MERCUR, who were broadcasting from a ship in international sea, to the Danish Youth at the end the 1950’s.

Executive producer is Adam Price, well-known from TV series such as ‘Borgen’, ‘Taxa’, ‘Anna Pihl’ and ‘Nikolaj & Julie’. MERCUR is produced by Nordic Noir legend Sven Clausen and Stine Meldgaard.  Main script writer is Soeren Frellesen, and conceptual director is Charlotte Sachs Bostrup.

Midnight Texas News

February 2017

Back in Los Angeles, in his new studio facility, Jacob is working closely with his team finishing off the first 3 episodes of Midnight Texas right now. Jacobs production team at this NBC TV Series is;

Assistants, Ole Bo, Soeren Moeller, Lasse Elkjaer  and Music Editors, Alex Levy and Eric Wegener.

Get the latest news updates here Midnight_Texas . Watch the trailer at this website

Livekoncert with Jacob Groth and The Danish Filmharmonics

December 2016

Jacob Groth and The Danish Filmharmonics will be playing live with Danish Chamber Orchestra / Danmarks Underholdningsorkester at the grand opening of The SPOT Festival 2017 at Aarhus Concerthall. Tickets and more info is available here 


Picture by Adam Battaglia

Modus on BBC

November 2016

BBC will start up the showing of Swedish TV series MODUS tonight (November 26th) at 21.00. They will be broadcasting all 8 episodes of season 1. Jacob Groth created all music for the full series.

Modus @ BBC


Photo by Johan Paulin Miso Film/TV4

DR Receive International Emmy Directorate Award

November 2016

Yesterday at the Emmy’s in New York, DR (Denmarks national TV and Radio broadcaster) received an International Emmy Directorate Award – an award of great honour. The award was based on the six times Emmy Award winning DR’s series, and the broadcaster in general setting new standards for gloabl TV drama.

Out of the six DR winners Jacob Groth created the music for an impressive four; ‘International Drama winners ‘Livvagterne’ (The Protectors) (2009), ‘Ørnen’ (The Eagle) (2005), ‘Rejseholdet’ (Unit One) (2002) and in International Miniseries ‘Unge Andersen’ (Young Andersen) (2005).

Jacob certainly add his trademark to the many successfully TV series and Films under the industry standard for excellence “Nordic Noir”, which has become a genre in its own right, influencing screenwriters, directors, composers and inspiring audiences far beyond the Scandinavian Peninsula.

International Emmy Awards website

 (Foto: Jemal Countess © International Emmy Awards)



Radio Mercur

November 2016

Radio Mercur was a legendary Danish pirate radio,. In the late 50’s they were challenging the Danish radio monopoly from their ship based in the sea between Denmark and Sweden, right outside of Copenhagen. A Danish Radio Luxemburg so to speak.

The great story of Radio Mercur is now being filmed as a TV Series, with the score music created by Jacob Groth, alongside hits from Tommy Steele, Elvis Presley, Ib Glindemann, Nina & Frederik, Grethe & Jørgen Ingmann, Raquel Rastenni, Alice Babs, Birthe Wilke and Otto Brandenburg.


Executive producer is Adam Price, who also wrote the script for ”Borgen”, and produced by Stine Meldgaard and Sven Clausen. Script by Søren Frellesen and directors are Charlotte Sachs Bostrup and Mogens Hagedorn.

The series will be starring Andreas Jessen, Neel Rønholt and Jon Lange, as well as fine selection of Danish award-winning stars; Stephania Potalivo, Charlotte Fich, Peter Gantzler, Jesper Lohmann, Henrik Birch, Rasmus Botoft, Susanne Storm, Steen Stig Lommer and Ken Vedsegaard. The series will start up in the spring 2017 on TV2 Charlie.

 Picture of one of the main characters Andreas Jessen, by Carsten Andersen / TV 2

Nordic Noir concert

October 2016

The concert at the Greek Theater gave us all a great evening, accompanied by Jacob Groths filmmusic. We would like to share these pictures with you all. Photoalbum Nordic Noir

Interview with Jacob

September 2016

Interview with Jacob about the Nordic Noir charity concert on Sunday September 25th. AXS Interview

Nordic Noir event poster

August 2016

We hope to see many of you fans of Nordic Noir and Jacob Groth at our event September 25th in Los Angeles. This will be a very special “one night only” charity event. Check out the event at Nordic Noir website flyer poster

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