January 27, 2015

One of my best qualities as a composer is being able to connect with a character on an emotional level. It’s very easy for me to empathize and feel like the character would in each situation. Composing from a first-person rather than a third-person perspective creates...

January 21, 2015

Horror games are by far some of the most difficult to score genres, in my opinion. There are so many different emotions to consider it can be hard to sometimes pin down the perfect descriptive word. Not only that, but then you have action, ambient, safe-house, plot-pro...

January 18, 2015

My most recent sample is underway, and I'm so excited to share it! Even if it's only 47 seconds, I'm still very proud of what's been produced so far. The piano work is complex and layered with hybrid chords, off-color notes, and time changes. An interesting aspect of t...

January 8, 2015

Most piano compositions (symphony and modern music too) tend to have a clearly defined chord structure. Classical has rhythm and great chord progression. Romantic piano has complication, but still good chord structure. Jazz is further complicated by its different scale...

January 1, 2015

 

This opening trailer took some time to hash out. It's not every day that you're thrown back into the 1950's, when it's actually 2277 and the world has imploded on itself.

 

The subway scene starts with a few images of toys as it pans out slowly, and I wanted to g...

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A lot of my nights composing are spent trying to remember the epic song I came up with while sitting on the bus, or remembering a simple phrase of no...

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