Mark Blasco is an award winning musician who’s approach to music consists of imagining things that sound awesome, and then bringing those things to life. His songwriting incorporates a strong rock base, along with orchestral elements and a dash of humor and geekery. He has written music for film (including 3 highlander films), podcasts (the main theme for TWiT and hundreds more), TV (Attack of the Show), and more. Joss Whedon included one of his songs on the DVD release of Dr. Horrible. Jonathan Coulton called him “that guy”.
His latest collection of songs, entitled “The Evil Machine Is Broken”, takes inspiration from things such as The Walking Dead, time travel, The Watchmen, super villains, and leveling up your life. The record centers around a hard rock feel, with a compiment of orchestral and electronic elements. A solo acoustic version of the album, entitled “The Evil Machine Is Acoustic”, was released in March 2014.
He is a regular contributor to the Bushwick Book Club Seattle, a group of musicians who write songs inspired by books. He is the bassist/drummer/vocalist for the Progressive Rock band Cirrus Bay. He makes a mean margarita.