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Score for Michael Roud’s film “Black Cadillac”

Completed the score for Michael Roud’s film “Black Cadillac,” a really fun movie that let me create music in the style of  classic westerns.  The film features gorgeous cinematography by Adam Bricker and editing by James Coblentz.
Will link to the film’s website as soon as it’s up.

My symphony is up on iTunes!

Click the image at left to access the Symphony at the iTunes store.

Symphony #1 Completed

Strongly emotive full-scale symphonic work in 5 movements, 61 mins.:

Movt. 1: Largo lacrimoso
Movt. 2: Scherzando – Presto agitato con fuoco
Movt. 3: Andante cantibile – Allegro
Movt. 4: Scherzo
Movt 5: Adagio grandioso – Andante luttoso – Allegro con brio

The symphony is on a grand scale, more than leaning toward the heroic, featuring enlarged percussion and brass sections [...]

New Track: “In Paradisium”
War Of The Dead

Currently scoring a series of video episodes titled Z.E.R.O.: War of the Dead, following the adventures of a ragtag paramilitary team of zombie-hunters. The series is produced by Spherewerx Media in association with Fangoria TV.
See a clip here:
Hear my theme music for the series:

New Track: “Special Tabloid Violence”

Quick and jazzy.  Kick Ass Brass, EWQL Colossus, EWQL Symphonic Orchestra XP Pro, Stylus RMX, Atmosphere, Trilogy, Reaktor 5.

CFDA Womenswear Designer Of The Year Film

I recently had the privilege of providing music for The 2006 CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year Film, which is now available for download as a podcast from iTunes.
The film was played on Monday, June 5th, 2006 in New York as part of the awards ceremony – often called “The Oscars of Fashion” – which [...]

New Track: “Unless It Rains Skunks”

In the words of Mike Rubens: “Beatles-esque, cheerful, the kind of music that might be playing while a smiling character is lobotomized.” RealGuitar, Kick Ass Brass, Colossus, Trilogy, Stylus RMX. Production style influenced by Jon Brion.

New Track: “Sudden Archipelagos” For String Sextet

Zippy piece for string sextet – two violins, two violas, cello, and double bass. In four quick sections, named here for no good reason at all in Italian: Allegro, Adagio sentito, Allegro capriccioso, Allegro ritornello.  Mostly EWQL SO Gold XP Pro, fast runs in the middle done using Synful Orchestra.

Recent Cue: Gulch

in Music, Orchestral by on September 22nd, 2012

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New Track: Seint Ljós

in Music, Orchestral by on September 22nd, 2012

Short chamber piece for horn, clarinet, and oboe with strings.

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New Track: Symbelcenness

in Electronic, Music by on September 21st, 2012

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Cues from “Stockholm”

in Credits, Music, Pop by on September 21st, 2012

A web series directed by Scott Brown, starring Brittani Noel and Zack Gold.

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New Cue: Deathbed / Apotheosis

in Music, Orchestral by on March 1st, 2012

I just finished this mix of my cue for a deathbed-and-transfiguration scene. Please check it out.

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“Black Cadillac” Theme – Remix

in Credits, Music, Orchestral by on January 21st, 2012

New remix of my theme for Michael Roud’s film “Black Cadillac.”

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New Cue: Entering Jupiter Space

in Electronic, Music by on January 14th, 2012

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in Uncategorized by on January 12th, 2012

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New Cue: Aleutian

in Electronic, Music, Piano by on January 12th, 2012

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New Cue: Trail Of Evidence

in Music, Orchestral by on January 6th, 2012

Film noir.  The moment when it becomes clear where the trail of evidence leads.


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