BMI Film & Television Awards

This was a nice night of recognition for my work on Our Father. My first BMI Film & Television Award.


I’ve composed the score for a new series on Amazon. It follows the ordeal of growing up in fundamentalist organizations and families. You can stream it now HERE.


My collaboration with Warner Chappell Production Music has released four albums now. The first two feature my Halo handpan with a live orchestra. They are titled Last Known Whereabouts Vol 1 and Vol 2. The latest two albums feature orchestral documentary underscore with electronic textures. They are titled Angel Head Vol 1 and Vol 2.


I have been invited to act as the composer in residence at Columbia College in Chicago for this semester. I’ll be mentoring the MFA students in the Film Music program, and recreating the score to my film Ma.


I composed the score to the new Blumhouse Pictures documentary Our Father. It was released on Netflix, and went to #1 in 42 countries. You can stream the film HERE.

New Series for ABC

ABC’s new series, “THE FIX”, has been ordered to series. It will premiere on March 18th, 2019. I spent most of 2018 scoring the show. The score will feature my Pantheon Steel Halo, and Arturia Matrix Brute in a handpan / synth duet. I’m very excited to share it soon.

New Horror Film for Blumhouse Pictures

I’ve been busy working on a score for the upcoming Blumhouse / Universal film “MA”, starring Octavia Spencer, and directed by Tate Taylor.


Mark Palansky’s new film “Rememory” will be available on Google Play in August, and in theaters September 8th. The soundtrack will be released by Lakeshore Records this September also.


I recently finished scoring the scripted Discovery Channel series “MANHUNT: UNABOMBER”. It is produced by Discovery Channel and Lionsgate, and stars Paul Bettany and Sam Worthington. It will air on Discovery Channel beginning in August, and Netflix soon after.

Sundance Film Festival

Mark Palansky’s new film “Rememory” will be premiering at the Sundance Film Festival this month. I will be participating in BMI’s composer & director roundtable discussion during the festival.

Macho Zapp Interview

The British webzine Macho Zapp published an interview with me that explores the film composing process and experience.
You can read / see / listen to it here:
 Macho Zapp – The Score

The Knick Season 2

Season 2 of The Knick will premier on Cinemax in October. Cliff Martinez and I recently finished work on the score, and a 2nd soundtrack will be coming out soon.

“Dark Places” and “The Knick”

Two new projects have just wrapped up: I composed the score for “DARK PLACES”, directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner, and starring Charlize Theron. I also collaborated with Cliff Martinez on his score for the new Cinemax series, “THE KNICK”, directed by Steven Soderbergh.


I have been busy scoring a new series called “DR0NE” for the YOMYOMF network. You can view the series HERE.


I’m working with Cliff Martinez again on “Spring Breakers”, from director Harmony Korine. We are also about to start on “Only God Forgives”, with director Nicolas Winding Refn.


Been very busy working on the upcoming Warner Brothers film “Contagion” with Cliff Martinez. The film is directed by Steven Soderbergh and will be in theaters September 9th.


I’ll be producing Cliff Martinez’s score to the upcoming film “Drive”, which will premier at the Cannes Film Festival in May. The movie stars Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan.

The Lincoln Lawyer

It has been a busy 2 months producing the score for “The Lincoln Lawyer” with Cliff Martinez. It will be in theaters this March, and stars Matthew McConaughey.