Is the music final?

Q: Is the music final? It’s all great and I’d like to start learning it, but will it become more challenging/have anything added? KATIE: Pretty much. It will not get more challenging – if anything changes, it might be simplifying parts if need be. But let’s not need be. Rob’s going …

Continue reading

Scariness Plateau and Creepier Music?

Q: Here is something several of us noticed about Act 2: The cobras almost seem to plateau on their level of scariness. We know they aren’t supposed to be angry or straight-up evil all the time or anything, but there are definite times when they’re deliberately malicious, like the scene …

Continue reading

Writing the Right Song

In this conversation from February 13th (Friday the 13th, oooh…), we talk about smiling villains who lure you into their web oh so cheerily… In this conversation from February 13th (Friday the 13th, oooh…), we talk about smiling villains who lure you into their web oh so cheerily… In this …

Continue reading

The Springfield System & The Miami Sound Machine

In this conversation from February 13th (Friday the 13th, oooh…), we talk about smiling villains who lure you into their web oh so cheerily… In this conversation from February 13th (Friday the 13th, oooh…), we talk about smiling villains who lure you into their web oh so cheerily… In this …

Continue reading

Not The End Of The World Demo

So you might remember when Katie did some early morning sketching on “Not the End of the World.” Here’s the next evolution of the song, one version with Rob singing and one version with Katie singing. Rob’s Version Katie’s Version This song takes place after the race at the track. …

Continue reading

Stunt Singers

I (Rob) recently had a production of one of my other shows, Vanishing Point, at Wright State University, in Dayton, Ohio. The students there were kind enough to sing “Higher”, our opening number, for me, which I recorded as sort of a quick-and-dirty demo. Usually Katie and I sing our …

Continue reading