Alec Puro

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Puro in 2017

Alec Puro, otherwise known as Alec Püre, (born April 25, 1975) is an American drummer, songwriter and composer.


Puro is best known for scoring the hit ABC Family/Freeform drama The Fosters,[1][2][3] MTV’s vigilante dark comedy series Sweet/Vicious[4][5] as well as several films including The Art Of Getting By[6][7] starring Emma Roberts and Freddie Highmore and Higher Ground starring Academy Award Nominee Vera Farmiga. A veteran of the indie film world, he recently composed the music for the upcoming comedy All Nighter,[8][9][10][11] starring Emile Hirsch and Academy Award Winner J.K. Simmons, and A Happening of Monumental Proportions,[12][13][14] actress Judy Greer’s directorial debut starring Katie Holmes, Allison Janney and Rob Riggle.[15]

In 1996 Puro formed the rock band Deadsy[16][17] with longtime friend Elijah Blue.[18] After their first album was released the band embarked upon several world tours opening for bands such as Linkin Park[19] and Stone Temple Pilots,[20] playing to packed audiences at historic venues like Madison Square Garden.[21] During his time with Deadsy, Puro also began composing music for various films and television shows.[22] Since 2007, Puro’s film work has been a regular fixture at some of the worlds most integral film festivals, from SXSW to Cannes to the Tribeca Film Festival.[23][24]

Puro founded Gramoscope Music in 2006.[25] Some projects they have created music for include the new theme for Real Time With Bill Maher, American Horror Story, Botched, So You Think You Can Dance, Running Wild With Bear Grylls, Wicked Tuna, The Americans, Glee, What to Expect When You’re Expecting and Burn Notice.[26]

Personal life[edit]

Puro is married to actress Marla Sokoloff.[27][28] Puro and Sokoloff have two daughters: Elliotte Anne (born February 2012) and Olive Mae (born March 2015).[29][30]



Year Title Notes
2017 All Nighter Composer
2017 A Happening Of Monumental Proportions Composer
2017 Eyes of Faith Composer
2016 Lost in the Pacific Composer
2016 Pandemic Composer
2015 Ashby Composer
2014 Mall Composer
2014 The Scribbler Composer
2014 Mantervention Composer
2014 Murder 101 Composer
2013 Kill 'em All Composer
2012 Dog Eat Dog Composer
2012 What to Expect When You're Expecting Composer (additional music)
2012 The First Time Composer
2011 Like Water Composer
2011 The Chateau Meroux Composer
2011 A Warrior's Heart Composer
2011 Kevin Composer
2011 Higher Ground Composer and Arranger
2011 The Art of Getting By Composer
2011 Joint Body Composer
2011 Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel 2 Composer (additional music)
2011 We Are The Hartmans Composer
2010 Starting At The Finish Line: The Coach Buehker Story Composer
2013 Growth Composer (opening titles theme)
2010 The Street Stops Here Composer
2009 The Carter Composer
2009 Q: The Man Composer
2009 Concrete Jungle Composer
2008 The Coverup Composer
2008 Kill The Day Composer
2007 Living With Lew Composer
2007 The Good Night Composer
2006 Analog Days Composer
2006 Rising Son: The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi Composer
2001 Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal Writer (Razor Electric)
1995 An Eviction Notice Composer


Year Title Notes
2017 Real Time with Bill Maher Arranger/Producer Main Title Theme
2016–2017 Sweet/Vicious Composer
2013–2016 The Fosters Composer
2016 American Horror Story Composer (additional music)
2012–2016 Wicked Tuna Composer / Composer Main Title Theme
2016 Botched by Nature Composer Main Title Theme
2016 Botched: Post-Op Composer Main Title Theme
2014–2015 Botched Composer Main Title Theme
2014–2015 Wicked Tuna: North vs. South Composer / Composer Main Title Theme
2015 Airplane Repo Composer Main Title Theme
2015 So You Think You Can Dance Composer (additional music)
2015 Knock Knock Live Composer Main Title Theme
2015 Somebody's Gotta Do It Composer
2013–2015 My Cat From Hell Composer Main Title Theme
2014 Manhattan Love Story Composer / Composer Main Title Theme
2014 Wahlburgers Composer (additional music)
2014 Running Wild with Bear Grylls Composer
2014 Every Street United Composer / Composer Main Title Theme
2014 Static Composer / Composer Main Title Theme
2012–2014 Reluctantly Healthy Composer Main Title Theme
2013 My Big Fat Revenge Composer Main Title Theme
2013 Forever Young Composer
2013 The Americans Performer ("Mississippi Queen")
2012 Code 9 Composer / Composer Main Title Theme
2012 Shake It Up! Composer (additional music)
2012 Real Life: The Musical Composer (additional music)
2012 Brand X with Russell Brand Musician (drums, main title theme)
2010–2012 Glee Composer (additional music)
2012 ¡Q'Viva!: The Chosen Composer / Composer Main Title Theme
2012 Duke 91 & 92: Back to Back Composer (additional music)
2009–2012 Jersey Shore Composer (additional music)
2012 American Judy Composer / Composer Main Title Theme
2012-2017 The Journey: Big Ten Football Composer Main Title Theme
2009–2011 Burn Notice Composer (additional music)
2011 How Many People Does It Take? Composer Main Title Theme
2010 The Millionaire Matchmaker Composer (additional music)
2010 The Fairy Jobmother Composer Main Title Theme
2010 Hardcover Mysteries Composer Main Title Theme
2010 What's Eating You Composer
2010 If I Can Dream Composer / Composer Main Title Theme
2010 Terriers Composer (additional music)
2010 Dad Camp Composer
2010 The OCD Project Composer
2010-2017 The Journey: Big Ten Basketball Composer Main Title Theme
2009 Jonas Composer (select episodes)
2008 Raising the Bar Composer (pilot episode)
2008 Imaginary Bitches Composer
2007–2008 Rob & Big Composer (additional music)
2007 Life of Ryan Composer (additional music)
2007 Victoria Beckham: Coming to America Composer
2007 Bam's Unholy Union Composer (additional music)
2007 Real World Denver: Cram Session Composer (additional music)
1995–2007 Road Rules Composer (additional music)
2007 Guess Who's Coming Over Composer
2005 Parco P.I. Composer
2005 Minding the Store Composer
2005 Over There Composer
2005 Super Agent Composer
2004 High School Reunion Composer (additional music)
2003 Real World/Road Rules Challenge Composer (additional music)
2002–2003 Robbery Homicide Division Composer (additional music)
2001 Dismissed Composer Main Title Theme
1992 Real World Composer (additional music)

Video Games[edit]

Year Title Notes
2016 NBA 2K17 Composer (additional music)
2015 NBA 2K16 Composer (additional music)
2014 NBA 2K15 Composer (additional music)
2001 ATV Offroad Fury Composer (additional music)


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  27. ^ Lapowsky, Issie (2009-11-09). "'The Practice' star Marla Sokoloff marries Alec Puro". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2017-03-05. 
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  29. ^ "Marla Sokoloff and Alec Puro". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2017-03-05. 
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