Michael returns to Medal of Honor – in virtual reality!

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Michael has returned to the Medal of Honor video game series!  13 years after Medal of Honor: Airborne, Michael has provided themes for the new virtual reality game Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond.  Coming out on December 11, 2020, the game will take players right into the action in World War II on their VR headsets, bolstered by the emotional music.  A soundtrack will be coming out on the same day from Lakeshore Records, and a single of his main theme has been released – check it out here! 

 

Michael has a new Christmas single!

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Michael has released a new single in time for the holidays. “Christmas Number One” is now available on all major streaming/download platforms.

The song, co-written with the songwriting team of Elyssa Samsel and Kate Anderson, is performed by UK-based band Itchy Teeth, and produced and arranged by John Robert Wood. Michael had collaborated with Ms. Samsel and Ms. Anderson to write a song for a Christmas Variety Show he hosted at the
Royal Albert Hall last December.

A physical 7″ of Itchy Teeth track is available as a holiday gift card available now at MondoShop.com.

“Monster Challenge” short film to premiere on YouTube this Friday

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Michael’s short film, Monster Challenge, originally premiered at Fantastic Fest in 2018 and has never been available online. Since we’re all sheltered in place, why not spread the one thing we should – laughter! 

The short, starring Patton Oswalt and Ben Schwartz, will premiere on YouTube this Friday, March 20th, at noon PST.  Enjoy!

 

(Update!) And then at 2pm PST, be sure to check out Collider.com’s live interview with Michael about the film:

Jojo Rabbit has made the Oscar shortlist

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The Oscars shortlist was revealed today, outlining the remaining contenders in nine categories including best original score, and Michael’s music for Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit is on the list! Voting begins on January 2, and the Oscar nominations will be announced on January 13, 2020.