He experimented with unconventional tunings, arrangements, chords and scales. This is not to say he completely abandoned the standards of hooks and melodies, but that he did not fear stepping outside their safety in order to make his music that much more intriguing. His solo work led to a number of years playing guitar in rock and metal bands around Grand Rapids, MI. The projects all slowly faded, never due to a failure to create unique and relevant music, but because of the impenetrable scene surrounding them. Despite the lack in success, the experience sharpened his skills as a guitarist and expanded his stylistic catalog. Leaving the performance scene behind, Nick turned to the realm of film.
Combining his diverse writing skills and solid palate of production tools with his composition base instilled at Grand Valley State University, Nick formed a clever blend of orchestral arrangements and electronic manipulations. A style which may be best described as "beautiful sonic destruction." Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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