A series of essays wherein I explore the numerous musical identities of my favorite musician: from child prodigy to teen idol to guitar hero to singer/songwriter to award-winning in-demand film composer.
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Friday, April 24, 2015

Welcome to the family!

A very joyful congratulations to Hannah Hooper and Christian Zucconi, now expecting their first child, who will be surrounded with love and music, and to new uncles Ryan and Andrew and Daniel.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Media Watch: article at PROG online

An ongoing series wherein I comment on Trevor's recent publicity.

Last week an article about "Owner of a Lonely Heart" was featured on the PROG website, part of their "Top of the Progs" series, containing quotes from Trevor which appear to be sourced from previous articles, but still an interesting read for those who may not be familiar with the song's history; especially in the wake of Trevor's own admission last year that Trevor Horn's credit on the song had nothing to do with actual composition or arrangement.


Wednesday, April 22, 2015

upcoming Talk reissue on vinyl

For those avid collectors/completists/vinyl enthusiasts, boutique audiophile label Music On Vinyl will be reissuing Talk - Yes' 1994 release produced by Trevor - next month (May 18th), which will include the original unedited version of "The Calling," previously only available on the Japanese version of the CD release.  Here's a chance to complete your YesWest vinyl collection (if you have one)!

The catalog listing for the release can be found here at MOV's website:

Monday, April 20, 2015

spotted in "Arms of Mine"

This tweet caught my eye (it was before I had watched the finale):

For those of you watching the show, you saw this nod to the scoring team as well.  For those who did not, it comes about ten minutes into the episode:

Monday, April 13, 2015

Matalas confirms 12 Monkeys score album release

As some of you might have seen on Twitter last week, prior to the season finale of 12 Monkeys, series co-producer/showrunner Terry Matalas answered a fan query regarding the score:

It will be interesting to find out, across thirteen episodes of the show, what themes and motifs are selected for inclusion (besides the opening credits theme, of course).