Mudville plays murder ballads at Branded Saloon Feb 15!

February 7, 2016

Excited to announce that Mudville will be playing our first show in a couple of years as part of Charming Disaster’s Murder Ballad series. Not sure which songs we’re going to play yet but Marilyn and I are really looking forward to it. And it’s in my neighborhood! Mudville Branded Saloon Monday February 15, 8pm […]

Someone Else’s New York premiere is tonight!

July 24, 2015

I’m very excited to be attending the New York City premiere of Someone Else, the feature film I scored last year for director Nelson Kim. This is definitely the kind of movie to see in a theatre, especially so you can experience the low end of my score! The screening is at Village East Cinemas […]

New Mudville music out today!

March 31, 2015

I’m very happy that this day is finally here. New Mudvillemusic is here today via Ropeadope Records. It’s the end titles track for my friend Nelson Kim’s film Someone Else, the feature film I scored last year. It’s available now from iTunes as well as our bandcamp store. Enjoy!

Headed to Miami for the premiere of “Someone Else”

March 12, 2015

I’m very excited to be some of the cast and crew of Someone Else at its world premiere tomorrow night at the Miami International Film Festival. Marilyn Carino from Mudville will be joining me. Not only did I write, produce, record and mix the entire score for the film, but Mudville wrote a new song […]

What I did in 2014

January 13, 2015

Hey Everyone! Happy New Year! It’s been so long since I’ve written (I plead: Baby) that I thought an update from the House of Cha Cha was in order. Here goes… FILM COMPOSING: In September I finished composing, performing, and mixing the score for the feature film Someone Else, written and directed by Nelson Kim. […]

  1. "Reckoning" *producer/mixer/engineer* *jazz meets boom bap* Donny McCaslin 3:15
  2. Rock The Block (feat. Ben Rubin) *producer/mixer* *hip-hop* Analog Players Society feat. Donny McCaslin & Orrin Evans 2:28
  3. All That We Are *producer/mixer/performer* *black americana pop* Queen Esther 4:07
  4. Bigment *producer/mixer/engineer* *jazz movie* Walking Distance feat. Jason Moran 4:22
  5. Wicked *performer/co-writer/producer/mixer/engineer* *trip-hop* Mudville 4:27
  6. All About Me *bassist/producer/mixer/engineer* *political rock* Lower Power 2:13
  7. Manifest (Benny Cha Cha Remix) *bolly-hop* Karsh Kale 6:09
  8. Ghost Town *producer/mixer/performer* *space music* Buzzed Armstrong feat. Josh Lawrence & Anwar Marshall 4:19
  9. Someone Else *performer/producer/mixer/engineer* *electronica* Mudville 4:12
  10. Simple Ghilnooorty *producer/mixer/performer/engineer* *jazz meets nine inch nails* Walking Distance feat. Jason Moran 3:20
  11. Deja Vu (Benny Cha Cha Remix) *hip-hop* Killah Priest 3:53
  12. My Favorite Waste of Time *producer/performer/mixer/engineer* *dance pop* Marshall Crenshaw feat. Keva Hargrove 3:10
  13. The Hero Of The World *performer/co-writer/producer/mixer/engineer* *trip-hop* Mudville 4:29
  14. "Long Distance" - End Credits *composer/producer/performer/mixer* *film score* Ben Rubin feat. Michael Blake 1:19
  15. Businessman Of The Heart *bassist/producer/mixer/engineer* *political rock* Lower Power 3:07
  16. Today Means More *producer/bassist/mixer/engineer* *country* Stripmall Ballads feat. Jolie Holland & Sam Parton 3:19
  17. "Someone Else" - Opening Titles *composer/performerproducer/engineer/mixer* *film score* Ben Rubin 1:39
  18. Pussy (Benny Cha Cha Remix) *hip-hop* Brazilian Girls 5:41
  19. "7x6x2" - End Credits *composer/producer/perfomer/mixer/engineer* *space western rock film score* Ben Rubin 4:33
  20. Doggie and Cookie *bassist/mixer* *jazz* Dred Scott Trio 6:46
  21. When I'm Writing (Benny Cha Cha Remix) *hip-hop* Killah Priest 4:30
  22. Goodbye Blue Sky (Benny Cha Cha's Hee-House Remix) Luther Wright & The Wrongs 4:03
  23. That Lick I Invented *bassist/co-producer/mixer* *jazz* Dred Scott Trio 6:12