Biography

I started with electronic composition in 1981 when I attended the Crane School of Music. I was a performance major on trombone, and took an elective called, "Electronic Music Lab." Back then, New England Digital had just introduced the Synclavier II. It was hooked to an Apple II computer that could print notation on a staff, but couldn't do much else. We laid tracks on reel to reel using this instrument and a few plug and patch analog synthesizers. Let me tell you, it was a lot of work! There were very few examples back then that are anything like what can be created today on software such as Garage Band. Electronic music, as it was known then, consisted primarily of beeps, blips, and static, and it wasn't very inspiring to me. I always wanted to reproduce the kinds of tunes I heard on the radio. Unfortunately, I was very short sighted with regard to where the technology would go, and so I sort of moved on to other pursuits. I left music (and music school) altogether and became an actor where I achieved modest success for a time. My Artist Icon is actually a photo of me off a poster from a sci-fi interactive (Virtual Cinema) movie on CD-ROM called Quantum Gate, from Hyperole Studios. The movie is the legitimate forerunner for all first person adventure games using live action - I believe it's a collectors item now.

Thanks to the evolution of personal home computing and the development of accompanying software such as Garageband, Reason, and so forth, composing studio quality works has now become a reality. The democratization of music composition has finally made what I longed to acheive so many years ago a possibility, and I am eternally grateful to the engineers and web developers whose efforts have brought so much joy back into my life. Thank you icomp, and thank you to all those members whose comments help me to continually improve!

Music rss

Title Genre Released Plays
Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd cover) Rock Feb 18, 2011 4720
I Need Your Love Rock Feb 15, 2011 840
Meanwhile... Alternative Feb 9, 2011 812
Vincent (Starry, Starry Night) Alternate Version Pop Feb 7, 2011 1168
Vincent (Starry, Starry Night) Don McLean cover Pop Feb 3, 2011 1781
Adrift At Play Ambient Jan 27, 2011 698
Blake's Moto Electronica Jan 5, 2011 570
California Christmas Holiday Dec 18, 2010 2516
Bad Machine Electronica Nov 18, 2010 945
I Am Home Folk May 28, 2010 708
When The World Is Running Down, You Make The Best Of What's Still Around. (The Police, cover) Pop May 26, 2010 546
Electric Avenue (Eddie Grant cover) Dance May 21, 2010 2958
Love With You R&B May 18, 2010 596
Save It For Later (cover) by The [English] Beat Pop Jan 14, 2010 3547
"Heroes" (cover) by David Bowie & Brian Eno Electronica Jan 7, 2010 1829
New Year's Fairy Tale Explicit Punk Dec 17, 2009 1936
Zombie Reprise Ambient Dec 11, 2009 734
A Better Tamara Jazz Dec 7, 2009 647
Thanks Giving Christmas Holiday Nov 20, 2009 1101
Out On The Wing Electronica Nov 3, 2009 636
Puppetocracy Electronica Jul 16, 2009 735
Is Christmas Here? Holiday Dec 24, 2008 989
Astronaut of Love Pop Oct 11, 2008 860
Writer's Block Other Oct 9, 2008 972
Le Tour de France Electronica Jul 13, 2008 912
Brick Town Alternative Apr 22, 2007 1265
Blind Sky Electronica Apr 2, 2007 1412
Once Again (We Shine) Pop Mar 11, 2007 1074
Respice Finem (Look to the end, consider the outcome) Electronica Jan 28, 2007 2631
Maybe Baby Pop Jan 11, 2007 1184
Intergalactic Soul Pig Electronica Jan 7, 2007 1333
Airship Pop Jan 1, 2007 1123
Listen And Be Heard Electronica Dec 28, 2006 1266
Let It Go Alternative Oct 5, 2006 1433
Climb Into Your Wire Rock Jun 10, 2006 1300
Scatology of Nothing Alternative May 25, 2006 1364
Heroine Alternative May 13, 2006 2790
Rain Electronica Mar 28, 2006 1248
The Light Exchanged Electronica Mar 6, 2006 1292
Purple Porche (remixed) Electronica Mar 5, 2006 1306
String Cantata Electronica Feb 23, 2006 1135

Collaborations

Title Genre Released Plays

Favorites

Title Artist Genre Plays
Twilight LaFayette Jazz 1412
My good ol'France didierlozano Pop 2723
middle age of pop didierlozano Pop 1845
Riverboat ScottHorwath Classical 1000
Lady In The Midnight Show tricky Pop 488
i don't care that80sboy Rock 1202
reefer (narcotics mix) Lapskin Electronica 555
Seven down (Overcast) theseedsofautumn Electronica 637
Waiting for the sunrise (Overcast) theseedsofautumn Ambient 624
Time Glitch (Timeless Mix) JanaSaisQuoi [+1] Electronica 2245
Wet Matches 4: The Umbrella Corporation randolf [+2] Spoken Word 3531
Wet Matches 4: The Umbrella Corporation randolf [+2] Spoken Word 3531
I know you hate me but can you at least be nice about it ? ScottHorwath Classical 1549
All the Young Dooods (David Bowie Cover) Baboon [+2] Rock 2457
When I Come Around (Green Day cover) SteveScott Rock 4977
Devouring Dogs FourOFour Electronica 988
Soldier Why Tailisman Rock 1016
Nag Champra Absynth World 1256
YOUR PLANE IS GONE (an angry song) Barretok Rock 2154
The Golden Child ChemicalDistance [+1] Hip Hop/Rap 667
Acceptance Engine Electronica 804
Chasm eurostrike Alternative 1394
I Wrote This Song In Pencil thenownows Alternative 2132
Astronomy Domine (bluegrass version) robby_reverb Folk 1207
Everybodys Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey (Beatles Cover) Tony2008 Rock 1748
Kooks (David Bowie cover) robby_reverb Pop 974
Tea In The Sahara etgilles Rock 1346
MASKED PUPPETEERS Barretok Rock 2497
The Long Way Home (cover) Keith_Medlin Folk 832
I Don't Want To Grow Up (Tom Waits) Keith_Medlin Folk 845
Amnesia Make It Mix jankorteweg [+1] Alternative 992
Wood and Cancer... No.3... Chaos Mix woodguy32 Other 2777
If I am a bug you are a bird moljen [+1] Electronica 1038
Shuffle G Take 3 Baboon [+1] Blues 2319
Always ChamberlainKillpage [+1] Pop 2431
ORANGE TECHNO LOUNGE 3 - Tattoo remix tomtomR Electronica 8458
ORANGE (in)balance tomtomR Electronica 2298
Crimson Sunset [band] Bob6stringer [+1] Rock 3368
Epitaph of the Unseen Man (Jayman Mix) rEach [+1] Classical 2327
A Single Stone ChamberlainKillpage [+1] Electronica 3189
Moonshine Fiasco tomtomR Electronica 2712
Piranha Lake PiranhaLake Surf 3034
Prelude/Little Sass JD Pop 2069
Duke's Return JD Rock 2692
D A R K D A Z E ghost Electronica 1938
A Friend's Lament ChristopherAllen Other 1589
-1990-When is the Rain Gonna Fall Wallace_Landreth Alternative 2114
let me feel (Orangepeel mix) tomtomR Electronica 3515
Why You... [post-band psycho-swing mix] Bob6stringer [+1] Rock 4594
To the Sea Mystified [+1] Other 2961
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