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My Sister Sarah

I composed the score for this beautiful and poignant documentary (winner of many festival awards) about a sister's struggles with addiction to meth and crack cocaine. The director, Elizabeth Chatelain, was interested in nostalgic, dark, somewhat folky instrumentation. The film is not yet published on youtube but below you will ...

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About A Worker

Composed brand theme for About a Worker, a Paris-based fashion brand working to teach factory workers to become designers, expressing their own vision of the fashion industry. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2Ur5SSxcvs The music has three main components: factory sounds that I recorded onsite at Mode Estime  factory which were built into a custom synth patch ...

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Adore Me – TV Commercial #1

Composer, set sound. This was a primetime TV national broadcast in the US.                                                                            ...

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Sun Nectar – LITT//LTYL

This is a cover / mash up of Son Lux's "Lost it to Trying" and James Blake's "Limit to Your Love" released August 2014. Inspired by the lyrics of both songs, combined they convey a message of finding the limit to the love shared between lovers, and failing to overcome ...

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Sun Nectar – Sheep Love & Metal Gloves

Credits: Songwriter, producer, mixing, multi-instrumentalist This is my current band. The instrumentation is piano, bass, drums, and string quartet, which makes performing a blast. The single, Just an Echo, is available below, along with two of the string quartet scores.                        ...

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Farewell Republic – Young Effete Titans of Industry

Credits: Producer, add'l recording engineer, piano and keyboards, backing vocals, aux percussion This record was recorded in Washington, D.C. in a basement and at Fugazi drummer Brendan Canty's personal studio. It was then mixed in four days by the songwriter and me with grammy winning engineer Brian Thorn, and mastered by ...

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Hannah Winkler EP

Credits: Producer, recording engineer, multi-instrumentalist. For this record, I wrote and arranged parts for Hannah's beautiful compositions, which we recorded in the Duderstadt Audio Studio at the University of Michigan and at my home studio in Ann Arbor, MI. Below I've included the string quartet score for Away From You. Please ...

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Halo Helljumper – Episodes 1 and 2

Credits: Original score, recording. Final mix Episode 2.                                                                                     ...

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Revel Atlantic City – Weekend Review

Credits: Composer, Recording & Mixing. Created at MotherNY.                                                                                     ...

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Wall Street Journal – Armstrong

Credits: Mixing Engineer. Created at  TBWA\Chiat\Day in Feb 2013.                                                                                     ...

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Butterfly Assassins – Sylvia

Credits: Songwriter, producer, add'l recording engineer, piano, organ, trumpet, aux percussion, vox. This was my personal project growing up - Butterfly Assassins was my Chicago-based "Chicago rock" band, which went on multiple midwestern and east coast ...

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Optimum TV Spot – New Logo

Credits: Composer Created at MotherNY.                                                                                             ...

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Farewell Republic – Burn the Boats

Credits: Producer, co-songwriter, recording engineer, piano, hammond organ, synths, vocals. This record was recorded by me and Michael Coffman, the sound designer of Mother New York, and we were going for "big but unique". We spent 10 days in the Chrome Attic, a massive studio in Crystal Lake, IL, and we ...

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Amy Cova – A Very Fast Man in a Very Short Skirt

Credits: Composer, live performance (piano, processed vocals, computer). For this dance project, I composed a 30-minute piece which I performed solo live on piano, processed vocal, and computer using Logic Pro 9 and Ableton Live.   The performance took place at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, 2012, on August 22nd. This piece was ...

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University of Michigan CRLT Theater Program – Institutional Change, The Musical

Credits: Recording (live) and mixing engineer, arranger, producer, co-music director, pianist. With the University of Michigan Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, I had the pleasure of working with talented artistic director Jeffrey Steiger on constructing, arranging, and performing the music for "Institutional Change, The Musical". The purpose of the ...

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Dicks and Janes – Acousticophilia

Credits: Producer, recording & mixing engineer. This a-capella record presented a unique challenge - they wanted to sound like real human singers, but also receive studio assistance in sounding like pop/rock instruments and fill out the frequency space like a pop recording. Here are two selections.           ...

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Danny Freeman – Second to Dream

Credits: Producer, recording & mixing engineer, orchestrator, multi-instrumentalist.                                                                                     ...

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What Four EP

Credits: Songwriter, multi-instrumentalist. My high-school band, and one of my first tastes of audio production.                                                                         ...

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Brian Trahan – Classical Piano

Credits: Piano performance. This is a sample of me playing classical piano. I play weddings, receptions, and improvise jams, classical/jazz pieces. I also teach private lessons.                                                   ...

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