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Magic Month.

October always feels magic. It's my favourite time of year. Samhain draws in and spooky season really begins. I love those witchy forest walks, just before twilight hits and the changing light tricks the eye into seeing things…..

Having completed…

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It's been a little quiet.

Hey. I'm still alive this side. And it's been a pretty topsy, turvy few months. We have felt the highs and some pretty damning lows. I guess we are almost at the other side of them. Nothing too personal I…

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Why so serious?

I've recently been checking out my competition's websites. It's good for comparison's sake. You can pick up ideas, appreciate how far you have to go and find out what makes them tick. But there is one thing that is a…

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"Something Outside".

 

First things first. Apologies for the low quality - but this was never meant to make it as a final published piece!

 

This is from a low quality video file that I'd filmed on a mobile phone as a sort…

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Tom Waits Appreciation Post.

"I hate him", "Jesus, that's dark" or "What the hell is that?". Generally most of the responses I get towards playing Tom Waits. But I can't help but love what the guy does. He is just unlike anything that…

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"Danny Zimmerman": A Batman musical mashup.

Did this to escape foley burnout. I imagined a musical meeting of the minds between Danny Elfman and Hans Zimmer. Was a lot of fun, and work.

Sorry for the bad pun title. I hope you enjoy though.

Thanks for…

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Lights, Camera, Action!

 

 

 

I have been hired for my first "grown up" scoring job.

Naturally there is a mixture of excitement and healthy nerves. I can't share any juicy details as it's not my place, that's at the discretion of the producer and…

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Rejection Email...and I'm happy about it.

I received my first ever rejection email today and felt oddly... satisfied. 

It's a strange feeling but bear with me. As a media composer, your professional life is basically one whole "LOOK WHAT I CAN DO" through lots of emails…

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Bear Hugs: Mixing in 5.1 SURROUND SOUND

Have attempted my first surround sound mix (5.1) for film recently and took a few liberties with sound placement but it's ok, I can't fire myself!

Recently I came up with a score (not the original) to the short film…

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