photo: Keziban Barry

Jordan Lieb is a Daytime Emmy Award winning composer, songwriter, and producer. Originally from Chicago, he studied composition and recording at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA, and in 2001 moved to New York to pursue a career in music. 

In 2002 Jordan began composing for the soap opera One Life To Live, for which he received two Daytime Emmy nominations and a Daytime Emmy Award (2004-2005). Since 2006 Jordan has been writing music for television commercials, scoring countless spots, first as a head composer at JSM Music, and now at Duotone Audio Group in New York City. His music has also been featured in television and movies including “Zoolander 2,” SyFy's original show “Incorporated," and Ana Lily Amirpour’s 2016 indie cult hit “The Bad Batch."

Jordan has performed around the world in many of his bands and projects . In 2005 his electro-rock band Dead Radar toured France and Germany; his acoustic folk duo Civil Brother gained a warm following in New York; and as Black Light Smoke, his electronic dance moniker, Jordan has toured New York, London, Mexico, Toronto, and many cities across North America.