Author Archives: Patrick

“Light & Sweet” EP Coming Soon

I’m happy to announce I’m working on the finishing touches of my first actual music release, “Light & Sweet” – a 20-minute soundtrack album to a short film-slash-pilot I worked on together with Pablo Panda Productions about a year ago … Continue reading

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Rant: EA/DICE can still save Battlefront – but they have to act fast.

Yeah, I meant to post about some other, more interesting stuff after bringing this blog back. And yeah, this might seem like a dumb topic to post about after such a long break. But the drama surrounding this game has me … Continue reading

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The blog is back (Again)!!

I’m back, fools! After a nearly two-year hiatus, I’ve imported and relaunched the blog I’ve been updating in some form since high school as a core component of my actual website. And it’s about time! Oh and by the way, … Continue reading

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I now own patrickmauro.net!

Yup, it’s true. As of this post I’ve only got a temporary “parked” page up (which is really just this image here), but I will begin working on developing a full personal website that will include a general bio, my … Continue reading

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“Kuusisto” returns as “The Blind Scholar”

Those who follow my blog (does anyone follow my blog? I actually have no idea) will remember my music piece Kuusisto. Working on Kuusisto was kind of a big milestone for me. Believe it or not, it sort of changed the way … Continue reading

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I am now on SoundCloud!

After being strongly urged to join SoundCloud, I finally did it. I think it was a good choice ultimately, because it will allow me to network with other composer friends I know. I hope choosing SC will allow me to … Continue reading

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Love and Latent Cruelty: Looking back at the Met Opera’s 1991 “Carmen”

Seemingly out of pure coincidence, various friends of mine have been discussing Carmen recently. I’m writing opera reviews for a music class at school, and though familiar with much of Carmen, I’d never seen it all the way through, so … Continue reading

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So let’s talk about the Portal 2 Level Editor.

The Portal 2 DLC “Perpetual Testing Initiative” came out about a week ago, featuring – and sometimes it’s easy to forget just how expansive this DLC is, so let’s go in order – seamless integration with Steam Workshop that lets … Continue reading

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Home again

Just got back from a one-week tour through Europe with the lovely Vassar College Choir. I’ve got one more week before I go back to school, so I may post some stuff here that I’ve been sitting on for a … Continue reading

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An Sléibhte na hÉireann

So I went to Ireland over the summer. It was a really great experience and one I’ll remember fondly for a long time. While I was travelling on a bus tour through the mountains, this simple melody came to my … Continue reading

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