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Download the LA Picker Theme Song

The last episode of LA Picker, a webseries I scored, will be released tomorrow. Below, you can listen to / download the theme song: You can watch the whole series here:

Raspberry Jolt, My Mini Nerf Gun Robot

( misc andoriginals )

Meet Raspberry Jolt, my mini nerf-dart-shooting robot with WIFI control and remote video recording. It’s powered by the first gen Romo by Romotive and a raspberry pi. Parts list (linked to sources): Jolt gun by Nerf First-gen Romo by Romotive Raspberry Pi¬†(Currently backordered but available on ebay) 16 GB SD Card with Raspbian Adafruit 16-Channel […]

New Custom Morgan Freeman Voicemail Greeting

If you call me and I don’t answer, you will now be greeted by Morgan Freeman (Click to Play): Morgan Freeman Greeting Yes, that’s really him! He generously donated his voice for the Autism Speaks “Sound Off” charity campaign. With my Tim Robbins Jamming and Crazy Shawshank Redemption Tree posts, I think my Shawshank blogging […]

Cloud Atlas Soundtrack available on iTunes and Amazon

( events andMusic andoriginals )

I was once again honored to be part of the music team for Cloud Atlas, the new Tom Tykwer, Lana Wachowski and Andy Wachowski film that comes out Friday. I worked as a music arranger and programmer for composers Johnny Klimek, Reinhold Heil, and Tom Tykwer. The soundtrack is possibly their finest work yet, in […]

“I Do” and “Genderfreak” premiere at Outfest

“I Do”, a feature written and starring David Ross and directed by Glenn Gaylord, is premiering July 18th at 8:30 pm at Outfest at the Ford Amphitheater. It is an extremely well-produced, beautifully shot and well-written drama with themes about gay marriage and immigration rights that is getting great reviews. I scored the film with […]

Johnny Klimek and Reinhold Heil’s “Awake” Soundtrack

( Music andoriginals )

I have been busy as part of the team that composes the soundtrack for NBC’s critically-acclaimed “Awake.” It has been a joy working on the show for composers Johnny Klimek and Reinhold Heil for series executive producer Kyle Killen. I love the show and hope it gets a second season. Below is a scene I […]

Time as an energy field

( misc andoriginals andscience )

I was just falling asleep when I had this idea. What if time is an energy field that we feel passing through our fourth dimensional bodies? And this energy field is a ripple from an explosion or expansion from one point in fourth dimensional space? Physicists have argued that space and time are connected, and […]

DIY Custom Acrylic Music Keyboard Case

My music keyboard is placed underneath my window, making it a great platform for my cats to walk on. They would constantly step on the keys or buttons, disrupting my Logic sessions by changing MIDI channels or programs. But the last straw was when one of my cats vomited on the keyboard. I decided to […]

Go Home: One-Click directions for iPhone hack

( Apple andiPhone andmisc andoriginals andThe Web andvideo )

Here is a hack that allows you to click a button on your home screen and get directions home or anywhere else from your current location. Instructions To begin, open Safari and go to this address: http://jordanbalagot.com/gohome.php Next, enter your full address into the address field: Then, add the next page to your home screen […]

Killer Elite In Theaters September 23

I am excited to have been part of Reinhold Heil and Johnny Klimek’s scoring team for the upcoming release of Killer Elite, in Theaters September 23. I am credited as a music programmer and score performer on the film, and my original work can be heard on the tracks “Room Service”, “Hunter’s Release”, and “End […]