News

May 2, 2016
Just spent three wonderful days at ASCAP's "I Create Music" Expo, where I met a bunch of amazing and talented musicians. I'm so excited to work with some of you!

April 19, 2016
Latest blog post, about
Cake by the Ocean

April 5, 2016
A few words about one of the many pop masterpieces on Taylor Swift's 1989 album:
One Magical Thing: Lyrical Symmetry in "All You Had To Do Was Stay"

March 23, 2016
My bluegrass song, Montana, is Song of the Week at licensing hub Songtradr!

March 22, 2016
Spring is here, and so is my latest blog post, featuring Ariana Grande in bunny ears...
One Magical Thing: Interrupted Ambience in "Dangerous Woman"

March 8, 2016
My thoughts on Ellie Goulding's electro-folk single:
One Magical Thing

February 23, 2016
Avril Lavigne still has me hooked after all these years:
One Magical Thing - Old Skool Edition

February 14, 2016
Happy Valentine's Day! Enjoy this twisted take on love, written and produced by me:
Crazy Crush

February 9, 2016
Please have a look at my brief thoughts on how Disclosure employs delayed gratification in "Magnets" (featuring Lorde) to make you REALLY want it:
One Magical Thing

January 26, 2016
My latest blog post, regarding an autotuned Sia:
One Magical Thing: Autotune in "Chandelier"

January 19, 2016
Talking about Alessia Cara's shameless melodic repetition in "Here" and how effective it is:
One Magical Thing: "Here"

January 11, 2016
More broken up than I ever would have expected about the loss of David Bowie. Here's my favorite Bowie song, along with some thoughts:
Hemsights: Slip Away

January 5, 2016
New blog post: One Magical Thing - how Miike Snow makes Genghis Khan cool in spite of its cheesy lyrics.

January 1, 2016
Happy New Year!

December 25, 2015
Merry Christmas!

November 24, 2015
I've just launched my new blog! Please have a look:
One Magical Thing

November 23, 2015
New house-pop track: Girl In-between
Listen and dance!

November 16, 2015
New blog launching soon: "One Magical Thing: Appreciating the little touches that make great pop music tracks into hits"

November 16, 2015
New website launches today!