The Glory Days – album Kickstarter
Announcing the highly anticipated sequel to my original Chiptune/Electronic/Video Game Music album Impostor Nostalgia – “The Glory Days”! The album was Kickstarted from Sep 23 – October 23. It reached its initial funding of $5000 within 20 minutes of launch, thus ensuring a physical CD release of the album as it currently is (20 tracks, no guest artists). Because of the amazingly fast success, I created [...] More »
Jimmy Featured on Black Ops 2 Score
Several months ago before E3 2012, Jack Wall called me up and asked if I could help him score some music for his project Black Ops 2, which had fallen under a tight deadline to get a build completed with music prior to E3. So fast forward to now, and I’m happy to announce that I wrote the Multiplayer Menu music (“Adrenaline” and “Spiderbot” on [...] More »
Back in 2009/2010 when I was working with Wall of Sound on BioWare’s epic Sci-Fi action/RPG Mass Effect 2, there were a number of tracks that came about to various degrees of completion. Since Jack Wall was the lead composer, everything went by him first and then he’d provide feedback and then if it passed his approval, it was submitted to BioWare. Thus, I ended up [...] More »
Happy 2012! Been a while since I’ve shared any news with you, and I’m sorry for the hiatus, but hopefully you’ve already seen via Twitter or Facebook that I’ve put out two new albums, Contingency and Big Giant Christmas EP on bandcamp since Impostor Nostalgia. But moving on, I’m proud to announce that I’ve been working on some music for the upcoming (at the time of [...] More »
Impostor Nostalgia, available now! Impostor Nostalgia is available on: To listen/purchase, click any of the images above! Physical CDs can currently be purchased from bandcamp. Hear some of the tracks below: Press: Featuring: -20 retro-inspired, chiptune-flavored tracks -Over 75 minutes of playtime -It’s only $3.99 (on Bandcamp) -Features 11 amazing video game musician guest appearances: Souleye (VVVVVV, Extreme Road Trip) C418 (Minecraft) Surasshu (Tree of Knowledge) Josh Whelchel (The Spirit Engine 2, Scrolls) zircon (Return [...] More »
Upcoming Album Preview + donate to a good cause!
Hi everyone, it’s time to talk just a little bit about my latest project I’ve been working on for the past couple months. Mass Effect 2 was truly an amazing project, and it was really a blast to be able to score such epic, orchestral/sci-fi music for such an amazing game. But at the same time, my roots go back to the game boy and its [...] More »
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