Music

This is a collection of the music I've written and recorded over the years.

 
 


"Little Potato" Soundtrack – Preview Tracks

"Little Potato" is the award winning autobiographical doc that tells the story of Wes Hurley's journey growing up gay in the Soviet Union, his mother's struggles to create a better life for them both, and their eventual escape to America via her becoming a mail-order bride.

Wes came to me with a daring musical vision: he wanted a lush electronic landscape.

The Little Potato Soundtrack is now available through AppleMusic or wherever you listen to music.

Recorded at home in Seattle.

For music nerds, here are the tools I used: Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 and Komplete Ultimate, Pianoteq 5, Macintosh and Logic Pro X. 

 

Obduction: The Soundtrack – 2016

Recorded at home in Spokane and Seattle.

Tools: Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 and Komplete Ultimate, Pianoteq 5, miscellaneous software synths, Teenage Engineering OP-1, voice, harmonica, Macintosh and Logic Pro X. 

 

Obduction Redacted – 2016

Creating the music for Obduction was a process: a one step back, two step forward sort of thing. So these pieces are representative of what happens when music sounds good on its own but, within the context of a video game, it doesn't do it.

Tools: Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 and Komplete Ultimate, Pianoteq 5, Teenage Engineering OP-1, Macintosh and Logic Pro X. 

 

Supreme Star Menace and Friends – 2015

As an excercise, I wrote "Supreme Star Menace" to accompany the council scene in A New Hope.

Tools: Komplete Ultimate, Pianoteq 4, Macintosh and Logic Pro X.

 

The Immortal Augustus Gladstone: The Soundtrack – 2013

I took a very musical approach to the creation this film from the earliest stages. I regret we could not include all the incredible third party pieces we used in the film in this soundtrack! 

Recorded in my garage-office in Spokane.

Tools: Native Insturments Komplete, Pianoteq 4, miscellaneous software synths, electric guitar, Teenage Engineering OP-1, Macintosh and Logic Pro X. 

 

 

Ambo – 1000 Years and One Day - 2005

Written and Performed by Robyn Miller and Keith Moore

Vocals by Keith, Production by Robyn

Sometime in the late 1990's, Keith Moore, a good friend and I began a "conversation" in poetry. I'd send him a poem, he'd send me a poem. This dialog went on for dozens of poems, until the exchange finally seemed to end on it's own. When complete, we felt an obligation to do something with it. We choose about eight of the poems and began forming them into this album.

Tools and instruments: Korg Triton Rack, Korg Oasys PCI, Yamaha VL-1, miscellaneous software synths, a small arsenal of guitars and basses, electric cello, harmonica, mandolin, shakers and percussion,  Macintosh and ProTools.

 

Ambo – Day Two - B-Sides - 2005

Written and Performed by Robyn Miller

Vocals by Keith, Production by Robyn

Keith and I argued over whether or not these two finished pieces felt right for the completed album. He kindly conceded, and we removed the pieces from the LP. Keith, if you're reading this... you were probably right. We should have just included them.

 

Riven: The Soundtrack – 1997

During the production of Riven, I had to occasionally sneak away from working on the game to work on the soundtrack. It was a luxury to be able to work on the visuals and write the soundtrack at the same time. The two were inextricably linked. 

Tools: Korg Trinity, Yamaha VL-1, Master Tracks Pro (DAW), Macintosh

Myst: The Soundtrack – 1993

Tools: Proteus MPS+, MoTU Performer, Macintosh