MICHAEL THORNER CONTENT DESIGN

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MUSIC

Music feeds and fuels the soul. Beach Boy Carl Wilson once said “music is spirit.” As such, music content is an important creative component of MTCD, professionally and artistically speaking, and from a personal learning perspective. Creative explorations, initiatives, and moments are shared here.

MUSICOLOGY
Musicology is a curated playlist of me performing songs by my favourite composers, tunes that are considered standards or that I believe should be considered standards. It is a selection of tunes I have spent almost two decades learning how to play. These songs are more familiar in their full-band arrangement incarnations. I do my best to distill down to voice and piano keyboard what I believe are the essential components of each composition.

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TUNESMITH
Named after one of the definitive books written about the songwriting process by the legendary composer Jimmy Webb, my Tunesmith playlist is an ever-growing collection of songs I have composed and share with my social network.

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MTCD RECORDS

MTCD Records is an independent music label operating out of Toronto, Canada.

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MUST WE WAIT 4EVER MUSIC

Must We Wait 4ever Music is a music publishing company whose mission is to proliferate cinematic orchestral pop music to a global audience.

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THE EHMTEE SHOW

The ehMTee Show is a homegrown, cross-platform, webcast variety program of original songs, music interpretations and light comedy. In this pilot episode, guests include the composer Mantler (now known as Marker Starling), as well as Gemini award-winning comic writer Paul Bellini (This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Fab Magazine, Kids In The Hall) and Canadian comedy legend, Scott Thompson (Kids In The Hall, The Larry Sanders Show, Hannibal), performing together for the first time in 12 years.

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