Lurking, menacing horror—sometimes that’s the creative direction and you just have to go with it. Here I’ve used the cue (written as part of a demo package for a show I did not land, alas) as an excuse to experiment with deliberately out-of-tune instruments; blending orchestral and synthetic elements on unison lines; and ramping up tension without the use of a strong, singable theme.

If it all works the way it should, you should get a little shudder down your spine as you listen.


May 18, 2019

The trailer for Shadow Wolves is now available on YouTube. The film, written and directed by McKay Daines, is slated for release soon (so watch this space!).

May 17, 2019


Congratulations to the wonderful Debi Bradshaw and the entire cast and crew of Hot Cake on our upcoming premiere at the Dances with Films festival! The short will screen on Saturday, June 22 at noon at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

April 19, 2019


Congratulations to the entire cast and crew of The Amazing Race 31 on our Cycle 31 premiere! We won our time slot with a 1.2/6 rating/share in adults 18-49 and a total of 5.74 million viewers—and in today’s ultra-saturated media environment, that’s a solid win. Feels good to be back!

April 7, 2019

The Amazing Race 31 now premieres even sooner—we’re returning to CBS on Wednesday, April 17 at 9/8c.

April 2, 2019


Congratulations to The Amazing Race Canada for its Best Reality Competition Program win at the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards! The show also won awards for direction, cinematography, and editing, for a total of three of the four technical categories in the field, as well as the Golden Screen Award for most-watched reality show.

March 30, 2019

Working in the studio with singer/songwriter Gwendolyn Edwards on her new album.

March 28, 2019

My new blog post, Mandatory Film Scores, Vol. 2, is up: See who makes the cut in this second installment.





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