Songs for Genji

This project is based on the first true novel ever composed, Genji Monogatari (The Tale of Genji). Written in the 11th century by a woman we know as Murasaki Shikibu, the novel follows the life of Genji, son of the Japanese emperor by one of his low-ranking concubines. -SG1-Shining Prince…

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Ramayana, Volume 2

Under construction. I have been fascinated for more than a decade by the Indian epic Ramayana, reading it in several translations and adaptations and pondering the lessons of the ancient poem.  Over the course of four years I crafted musical interpretations of scenes/themes in the text. Below you’ll find a…

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What It’s Like to Be a Bat

This EP, the working title of which was once P-zombie B-sides, consists of seven tracks that didn’t make it onto my sophomore release. Select a song below to hear it individually, or click here to download the entire EP in a zipped file. 1-Mary’s Room 2-Silhouetted Against You 3-Egoist Anthem…

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Bare

This EP consists of six songs that I have crafted over the past few years since finishing Malpaís. Five are earnest and raw; the last is a tongue-in-cheek satire. You can click on the songs below to listen to them individually, or click here to download the entire EP as a zipped…

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Badlands

This five-song EP, originally titled Más Malpaís, consists of songs that didn’t quite make the cut for my third album. You can click on the songs below to listen to them individually, or click here to download the entire EP as a zipped file. B1-Diamonds B2-Slip Your Skin B3-Fate Is Spinning B4-Revenant…

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Malpaís

In 2011 I released my third album, a mix of pop, alternative and electronica sprinkled lightly with Latin spice. Thematically darker and more focused on relationships, Malpaís explores the many badlands of the heart. You can listen to a given song below, or you can click here to download the…

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Music from the Rising Red

A work-in-progress. The soundtrack for my novel The Rising Red. On the Massif Sheol A Moment of Joy Icebergs in the Hellas Sea Kaseijin Blood on Martian Snow  

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Music from the Deepest Green

A work-in-progress. The soundtrack to my novel The Deepest Green. Lost Forest Children (Shalura’s Theme) Bonds Captives  

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Music from the Blue-Spangled Blue

After writing my first science fiction novel, The Blue-Spangled Blue, I began to get ideas for a sort of literary soundtrack, music that would dramatize certain scenes or embody characters. By 2012, I had produced 15 instrumental pieces. You can listen to them by clicking on the track titles below,…

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Philosophical Zombie

Philosophical Zombie (2008) was my sophomore effort. More lyrical and introspective than This Insubstantial Pageant, this album features more traditional vocal work and instrumentation. You can listen to the songs by clicking on the track name below, or download the entire album free as a zipped folder. PZ 1-Silence PZ…

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