Category Archives: Music

“Dawn” – No, We Didn’t Dream It.

SO, to catch anyone up who does not have time to slog through the last year of posts, here is a quick recap: When we started work on “Ravana’s Game”, Tomás was contacted by a filmmaker named Jaime Mariscal, asking … Continue reading

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Mixing and Madness!

Yes, it has been over 6 months since the last post.  Time flies when you are having fun!  Or losing your mind, whichever. There is a finalized version of the artwork from “Ravana’s Game”, only slightly different from the one … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Tomás, already!!!!

Poor Tomás.  He has been trying to finish a cue all day, and every time he started getting a nice roll going, the phone rang with a “Happy Birthday” message.  Tomás is working on his birthday, just as he was … Continue reading

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In Memory Of Rosa Marcelina Gamarra-Thomson

How poignant, that my last post was about a film that dealt with loss, love, and if you had one day left to live, how would you spend it? Rosa Gamarra-Thomson came into our lives August of this year, she … Continue reading

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What Tomás is Giving Your Film.

There was an interesting article in the LA times yesterday, an interview with composer James Horner concerning his collaboration with “Titanic’s” James Cameron on his new film “Avatar.  It is a very expensive film, and James Horner, an Oscar -winning … Continue reading

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Ravana’s Game – When The Scary Part Happens.

Two days ago Tomas was working on a cue that is quite ominous – it is the beginning of the setup for one main character’s theme, and it gets more eerie as the film progresses. This happens to me every … Continue reading

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Off to New York in Five Hours!

Tomas and I are going to New York, to the Chashama Film Festival, where “American Dumpling” has been accepted and is playing on Saturday Morning at 10 a.m.  You can find it in the categories “under $10,000” and “Society”. We … Continue reading

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No, It’s Not The MotherShip, Yet….

Tomas has been going through his bank of totally unique recordings of guitar “pulses” to experiment with how they might sound as a foundation for a cue in “Ravana’s Game” that needs a beat, but  is too subtle for percussion. … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Great Aunt Millie. You Are Missed.

Tomas’s Great Aunt Millie Novac, died September 29th.  It has taken me this long to write about her because I cannot seem to find the right words. Tomas was very close to her, even though he had not ben living … Continue reading

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The Imdb made a mistake, and we are in the process of correcting it. Tomas Hart and Tomás Hradcky are the same person.

First off, the Summit is over and we all lived. Tomas and I went downtown on Wednesday and took a few pictures of the pre-preparations, on our way to the health food store.    Below is one of my favorites. … Continue reading

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