Return of The Almighty Johnsons

Since late last year, Sean Donnelly and I have been busy working on Series 2 of the Almighty Johnsons which goes to air next week on Wednesday night. Series 1 has been playing in the UK on the Sy-Fy channel (there's quite an hilarious write-up HERE). The show is great fun to work on. We're … Continue reading Return of The Almighty Johnsons

All hail The Almighty Johnsons

Last year, I teamed up with fellow Bellbird, Sean Donnelly (SJD) to write music for the TV series 'The Almighty Johnsons' - a fantastic show produced by Simon Bennett for South Pacific Pictures, and written by James Griffin and Rachel Lang. We had a great time working on the show and had the luxury of spending … Continue reading All hail The Almighty Johnsons

Under the Mountain Soundtrack Release

I'm very excited to announce that the score for Under the Mountain comes out on December 8th on Moviescore Media.  To hear samples or order, click [HERE].

Recording Spies & Lies

I started recording music for Spies and Lies yesterday - which has evolved into a really interesting process.  I'm using a mixture of vintage 1940's recordings and merging them with original music.  I've also written a couple of pretend jazz standards which I recorded with the marvellous Mr Kevin Fields yesterday.  Anyone outside New Zealand … Continue reading Recording Spies & Lies

Spies and Lies

I'm signing on to write the score for 'Spies and Lies', a 90 minute feature for TV One (Sunday Theatre) to be directed by Simon Bennett who brings us the magnificent 'Outrageous Fortune' - best thing on TV - and who I've worked with before on the series 'Maddigan's Quest'.  Set in 1940's New Zealand, it … Continue reading Spies and Lies