Is an independent musician and recording artist originally from San Francisco, now living in Southern California.  He’s been writing and recording music for a number of years, beginning with experimentations in primitive home-made two and four-track processes during his high school years, culminating in his present, somewhat more sophisticated, home-made multi-track digital recording and production studio.  The music posted here is a small sampling of his output to date. 

In addition to his music, SP has devoted considerable time to the visual arts, holding degrees in both architecture and visual studies and having run a successful design consulting business for several years prior to embarking on his current career path.

SP describes his musical style as Gothic Americana - a style as dependent upon American folk genres as it is upon the moody, dreamy, often dark and surreal qualities of early Goth, Electronic and  Industrial music.  He feels his songs would be well-suited to film soundtracks as they are endowed with a certain degree of drama, theatricality and tend heavily toward the instrumental.  His primary musical influences include (but are not limited to) Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Cure, Siouxsie, Joy Division, Kate Bush, New Order, Pixies, Radiohead, Muse, Ennio Morricone, Philip Glass, Depeche Mode and Nine Inch Nails. 

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