Author Archives: ian.dorsch

The Magician’s Land

I recently had the opportunity to score a book trailer for one of my favorite authors, Lev Grossman.  Lev’s concept for the trailer was to crowdsource a reading of the opening of the novel, with homemade videos submitted by both … Continue reading

Looking back, and forward

We are almost a month into 2014, and the New Year is already beginning to have that lived-in feeling.  Days are gradually getting longer.  I haven’t accidentally written ’2013′ on anything for AT LEAST one week.  All things considered, it … Continue reading

Fresh tunes

As a teenager, I loved to pore through the liner notes of my favorite albums looking for lists of synthesizers and samplers that the artists had used in the recording, and I loved to dissect the arrangements from product demo … Continue reading

Almost Spring

Days are slowly getting longer, and although it is still soggy and grey on the Washington coast, there is evidence that we may soon be able to turn off our SAD lamps and stop pounding vitamin D supplements!  As usual, … Continue reading


It’s not nearly as dark, dusty and moody around here as it used to be! Thanks to some heroic work by the awesome Oliver Janoschek I have finally moved to a stylin’ new site and domain. A few noteworthy news … Continue reading


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award-winning composer Ian Dorsch.