Daughter, Actually

Big news! I'm making a movie! It's called Daughter, Actually, a film about mothers and daughters and the choices they make. I wrote the script, and my friend and colleague Jen Mitlas will be directing. Here's a bit of background... At the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, TIME’S UP and the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative launched the…Read more Daughter, Actually

“The Darkest Moon”

Here's something I've been working on... It's a new video from my band, Plush Gordon. The song is called "The Darkest Moon." Musically, it has hints of Pink Floyd, the Jesus and Mary Chain ("Just Like Honey," in particular) and Joy Division ("Atmosphere"). It has also drawn positive comparisons to The Church ("Under the Milky…Read more “The Darkest Moon”

Soft Light: A Disco Riff on TS Eliot

Back in high school, I had a teacher named Joe Griffin who turned me on to TS Eliot. I think we spent the first semester of my senior year reading Murder in the Cathedral. It’s a play in which a bishop knows he’s going to get murdered by a king but does nothing to save…Read more Soft Light: A Disco Riff on TS Eliot

New Song…

I'm putting the finishing touches on a new song. This one is a disco version of TS Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock." (More on that in a later post!) It's also influenced by Depeche Mode's "Enjoy the Silence" and New Order's "Bizarre Love Triangle." I'm hoping to have the song ready to…Read more New Song…

New Song Coming Soon…

I'm hoping to post a new song within the next day or so. In the meantime, here are some of the tracks that inspired it... Musically, the track reminds me of "The High Road" by Broken Bells, especially the beat and some of the sound effects that I use: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWBG1j_flrg Thematically, it reminds me of…Read more New Song Coming Soon…

New Song: “Someday Soon”

Here's my latest song... It's called "Someday Soon," and when I wrote it, I was thinking about what it was like to graduate from college and realize that I didn't really have a plan. All I had was a degree and a vague sense that my life should be going somewhere. Exactly where, of course,…Read more New Song: “Someday Soon”