Breath of Tides

I have been collaborating with the multimedia artist Kristine Synowka on a new hybrid art-installation. I lack the words to explain exactly what it is, but we're creating a world of several dimensions, and the sound comes from me. Here are some gorgeous images from the project, and the music made for them.

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Did somebody say "giant floating shark"?

Did somebody say "giant floating shark"?

Visiting That Game Orchestra

Today I'm just back from visiting That Game Orchestra, a group of 12 young musicians (4 violins, viola, cello, bass, 2 flutes, bassoon, piano and percussion) dedicated to playing video game music. I sat through their rehearsal and we had a long talk afterwards—guess we could be collaborating soon! 

On the way to São Paulo I had a weird dream on the bus—during Daylight Savings all instruments would transpose up one semitone. 

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Those guys know what's good—not a single transposing instrument aside from the bass (and it's an octave transposition, so we're cool). It's an arranger's dream!

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Visiting QUByte

Today I had the pleasure of visiting QUByte Interactive's headquarters in São Paulo. They're a prolific game studio and I've been really meaning to make music for these folks lately—and we're working to make it happen for three great upcoming titles. 

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On the way back I failed to outrun a summer storm and came back soaked. I hope I don't catch a cold. Nobody's got time for that!