A Year Without Matt

Last year was such a train wreck losing Matt Suhar and Sam Larkin, part of my brain departed with them. Reading this account in the news, one year later, that […]

Latest Film Scored

For the 2cnd year in a row, a film I scored gets a premier spot at HotDocs. Yippee.┬áHere is the trailer for the film which is about photography – mugshot […]

This may look like a bunch of hair playing guitar but it is in fact Mr. Sexsmith and he came to my windowless messy studio recently (as did Meg Tenant, […]


Every time the Toronto subway doors open, people don’t allow enough room for the disembarking people. At least occasionally there is amusing graffiti.

One thing these years is constant, enjoying Warren Zevon Mr. Bad Example I started as an alter boy, working at the church Learning all my holy moves, doing some research […]

More Orwell Proof

The security camera overhead in the elevator of the fancy building was annoying. Who wants to be videotaped picking their nose or cleaning food from their teeth? It’s just a […]

Saved By Methodology

One day in 1992 the job of composer for a CBC Television series was offered to me. The producer called because she liked this song What The Astronaught Noticed and […]

People sometimes talk about writer’s block as if it was a toothache but it isn’t a physical thing, it’s just a made up handle for not reaching the creative place […]

The piano is a mirror from G# and D. If you try to play it like that, note for note simultaneously left hand right hand, forwards backwards, harmony is trampelled […]