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Film Music Mag: “Composer-To-Watch”

"Ted Masur is delightfully up the butt of berserk, bizarro horror comedy scoring with the musical equivalent of an E.C. Comic, yet with a relatable humanity which shows that even “Bad Milo’s” ass monster needs love too."
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Great LA Times review of Bad Milo!

“The goofy, absurd horror-comedy “Bad Milo!” is a cult classic in the making. Its lo-fi charms — the cutesy-scary monster design, earnest family values and Danny Elfman-esque soundtrack — make the film feel like an ’80s throwback in a way that justifies the nostalgia.”

Read the full review here.

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Michael Redman’s Book: Interview

I was interviewed for Michael Redman’s new book, The Best Jobs in the Music Industry. The entire interview is posted below, with Michael’s permission. The book is available at amazon.com.

From Michael Redman’s THE BEST JOBS IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY:
STRAIGHT TALK FROM SUCCESSFUL INDUSTRY PROS (Chapter 3):

EARLIER, I TALKED WITH DAVID NEWMAN, who has a name that most film composers recognize and is at the top of his career. The path to this place of recognition, where you receive unsolicited phone calls offering composing gigs, can be long. For some, it’s an adventure and an enjoyable ride, learning to multitask and juggle different types of work while you rise to the top.

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