January 5, 2018

(Originally written for the PlayStation Blog, published January 5th, 2012. Re-published because it’s interesting to look at how I wrote about Journey before anyone had played it or heard…)

Probably the most frequently recurring difficulty in discussing my work on Journey is the fact that the game is called Jou...

December 12, 2017

The odds of finding a kindred spirit, by complete random chance, are surely astronomically low. When I moved to LA in 2005, the very first day I arrived, I bought some furniture and set to work assembling it. I didn’t realize that 1) it had gotten to be incredibly late at night, and 2) the walls of this apart...

December 4, 2017

(This is a re-posting from my old blog, originally published January 28, 2013. I made small edits to it Dec. 2017)

I began writing this post as a review of the LA Philharmonic’s recent premiere of Peter Eötvös’s second violin concerto, “DoReMi,” but it has expanded to something a bit more soul-searching. I was...

November 2, 2017

Scoring Amin Matalqa’s THE RENDEZVOUS

Growing up, it was the (now) old-fashioned film scores of Jerry Goldsmith, John Williams, James Horner, Bernard Herrmann and others that drew me into a love of film scoring. Even though my primary passion is in experimentation and letting my curiosity pull me forward, I’d...

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