SOUND DESIGN

Constructed soundscapes for your film or game

AUDIO PRODUCTION

Methodically tailored audio engineering 

SOUNDTRACKS

Original music built for storytellers

ORIGINAL WORK

A playground for solo and collaborative works

All You Need Is One Mic

Recording voice over actors can be some of my favorite sessions to work in. It’s fascinating to hear how the slightest change in tone, inflection, word delivery, or phrasing can modify the entire message being conveyed to the listener. The sessions also create a unique challenge for those behind the mic where self-awareness and spontaneity can be the key to success.

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Little Footsteps For A Big Project

Working on animated projects always seems to offer unexpected challenges and rewards. When given the opportunity to create the sound design for the world of the uniquely animated short “Poutnik”, I knew that there was a lot to record and time was against me, so I’d better grab a microphone and hit the trail.

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The Opponent Within

I was given the task of composing a soundtrack to a documentary about a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu brown belt who had turned his life around though the discipline and love of his craft. As I began the process,  I realized the challenge would be setting the right tone with the music that could help tell his story, and not get in the way of it.

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Striking A Balance

Composing a soundtrack can be a constantly swinging pendulum between the creative and logical brain. In 2014, I had the opportunity to compose the soundtrack to a both visually focused and informative documentary. As I began the process,  I knew the challenge ahead would test all of my abilities.

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The Synth Knows Where It’s Going

Sometimes all you need is one sound you have never heard before to spark your imagination and kickstart your creativity as a sound designer. I have found time and time again that synthesizers, both analog and digital, serve as powerful tools to manifest the sounds in your head or surprise you with unexpected results.

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Modular Synth “Petting Zoo”

Patchwerks is a Seattle-based synth retailer who put on a meet-up event I attended at Melrose Market Studios in Capital Hill on April 10th, 2016. They called it a synth “Petting Zoo”, and after walking around for several hours in the...
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My top 5 audio plugins of the last year

I realize, like most of my modern audio contemporaries, I have ironically spend most of my auditory existence staring into a screen. I also realize that I am reluctant to create in programs or plugins that amplify the feeling that I am, indeed,...
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Iska Dhaaf “The Wanting Creature” Release Show 06/06/2016

On Friday night 06/06/2016 Iska Dhaaf had an amazing album release show at The Crocodile in Seattle. The newly released album “The Wanting Creature” feature Iska Dhaaf expanding from their original live two person line up of Nathan...
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