October 25, 2017

I distinctly remember saying during the summer that I'd be making numerous blog posts and that you could expect new content every other day if not daily.

Somehow I thought that was realistic, given my insane schedule.

Silly, Bill.

Clearly, I was unable to fulfill...

July 5, 2017

Last week, I wrote about a controversy surrounding a media composer named Alex Mauer and her former employer, Imagos Studios.

To recap, Alex Mauer is a digital composer who was hired by Imagos Softworks to contribute to the soundtrack of the game, "Starr Mazer:...

July 4, 2017

It has been 241 years since we declared our independence from Great Britain. Here are 5 things you probably didn't know about our National Anthem.

July 3, 2017

I'm a bit behind the 8-ball here. On June 29th, ASCAP announced the 12 composer participants that will get the opportunity to take part in a 4-week program led by Emmy winner Richard Bellis. The twelve composers from all around the world were selected from a p...

June 30, 2017

I am pleased to report that there some pretty spectacular projects in the pipeline. I've been without a stable internet connection for the past week, so this is going to be a shorter post than you're used to getting from me.



June 29, 2017

When people think of composers, their minds may first paint a picture of some old fuddy-duddy (here's looking at you, Ludwig) sitting behind a piano, hastily scribbling notes down with a quill on yellow, aged parchment by the light of a dying candle.

I mean, we...

June 28, 2017

The short answer? The composers of old with the largest surviving repertoires are considered “great.” Their works were viable, notated, and easily accessed by the public. Before the Renaissance, music notation was an inexact art (although one might say that th...

June 27, 2017

Merriam-Webster defines "professionalism" as "the conduct, aims, or qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional person." In practice, th

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