From the game Home is Where the Heart Is, this track blends inspiration from Animal Crossing and Law and Order to evoke a slow but determined search for home ownership.
Created for the game Sk8Border, this is the result of trying to make an 80's-style punk song about knocking down a wall, with the sonic limitations of an 80's-style video game console.
The faster-paced second track written for Cluster Junk: The Secret of Trash Island, meant for later levels when the player has picked up speed.
During a day of demoing my game to a bunch of kids at the Louisville Arcade Expo, I heard so much of the title track from Marty McPaper that I never want to hear it again. But I'm still proud of the bicycle bell used as percussion.
A rendition of Edvard Grieg's "In the Hall of the Mountain King" that pays a nod to the Inspector Gadget theme, which was inspired by the same work. This arrangement was written for (but never performed by) my short-lived band from high school.
A theme for the first level of Cluster Junk: The Secret of Trash Island, when the player discovers they are a box of trash lying in the Pacific Ocean. Someone told me to make it sound like Yoshi's Island but I had to throw Inspector Gadget in there...