Category: Music

Axl Rose and his Kick-Ass Vocal Range

Check out this amazing interactive graph of the vocal ranges of some of the world’s fave artists. If you click on each individual range for an artist, it will give you the songs which they hit those notes too – awesome stuff. Believe it or not, but Axl Rose can sing LOWER than Barry White. I know, right?! -s

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HvZ: Origins – Zombies & Nerf Guns?!

Check out this neato short film – based on the modified game of tag that is seemingly growing in popularity amongst you crazy Americans. The short features a ton of my music from my library – glad to help the anti-zombie cause, guys! What will indie filmmakers do when zombie films become unpopular? I shudder to think… -s

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‘Your Number’s Up’ is released on the ‘tube!

‘Your Number’s Up’ is a short film I scored about a year or so ago. Recently, it was released on YouTube by director Colin Ross Smith, and I couldn’t recommend it highly enough. Good laughs, great acting and a great twist at the end. A quick synopsis: Michael is fairly new to the drug dealing business. On the night of a deal he is forced to go solo when his partner in crime, Benny, cancels on him. However, it turns out that this is one night Michael could have done with having Benny at his side. You can download my...

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Once I ‘Remixed’ the Stargate Theme for a Fan-Film…

And the film was called ‘Stargate: Bringer of War’ – an idea from my good friend Colin Ross Smith of Foghorn Films. The title gave me the absolute right to blend the original Stargate theme by David Arnold with Holst’s well-known ‘Mars – the Bringer of War’ from his ‘The Planets’ suite. The result was what you hear here.

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‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Trailer wants me to believe This is Not End

Wow. It’s been a while since I’ve been excited about something trailer-related, but the music in the recently released trailer for ‘Edge of Tomorrow’, starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt is phenomenal. That drop – especially that drop – at 1:37 into a beautiful, glorious, epically dark but hopefully bright major chord is just bliss. So simple yet so effective. The actual track feels like a remix of something – with a bit of the building trailer treatment. I’ve been trying to pin down a likely artist for that cool synth vocal, but yet to find out. The film looks...

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