Mike has been a musician all his life, studying classical piano at the age of five. Raised by two music teachers, there was never a shortage of knowledge and inspiration in his home.
In 1995, Mike released his debut CD, “Grace Motel”. Two singles charted nationally and his award-wining videos aired on CMT, MuchMusic and other shows like the Country Beat on CBC. Mike's television performances for the record included the Dini Petty Show, Global TV, City TV and many others. His second CD, “Stranger Than Fiction” was released across the country in 1999 also to critical acclaim.
In addition to writing and performing his own songs, Mike started Jet Music Inc. and became the music director for Sync Spot Digital Audio Post in Calgary. He’s worked on major national campaigns including: Ford, Toyota, and Mark's Work Wearhouse.
The film and television bug bit him pretty hard and to date he has scored over 50 feature films, television series and documentaries. Well known for his scores to Comedy/Horror film, “Ginger Snaps” and the Crime/Thriller, “Walk All Over Me”, his most recent feature film, the Horror/Comedy “Tucker & Dale vs Evil” premiered at Sundance last year. His latest television series, “Blackstone” is now in it's second season on Showcase and APTN and has received over 30 awards and nominations.
Visit Mike's Vimeo Channel to watch video demo reels of his work.