The Weekly Comet hosts Tamara Conniff & Jonathan McHugh welcome Grammy-nominated composer Ryan Shore and artist, singer & songwriter Lissa Lauria.
Composer Ryan Shore talks about his latest project – the score to action-driven combat driving video game, “Spy Hunter.”
Shore received a 2012 Grammy Award nomination for best soundtrack score for “The Shrine.”
He graduated in 1996 from the Berklee College of Music on a full scholarship and began his career working for his uncle, Academy Award-winning composer Howard Shore, on films including “Analyze This,” “The Game,” “Dogma,” “Cop Land,” “Gloria” and “eXistenZ.”
Ryan Shore’s recent scores include “Prime,” “Harvard Man,” “Numb,” “The Girl Next Door” and “Cabin Fever 2.”
He has also played saxophone with artists including Matchbox Twenty.
Lissa Lauria is a one movement, literally. She recently founded I AM Movement to support teens and young adults who are dealing with traumatic issues such as suicidal thoughts, cutting, drugs, alcoholism and low self-esteem.
An actress, singer, musician and writer, Lissa began her career at a young age on the stages of New York City. She has appeared in such TV shows as “Medium,” “Weeds” and “Two Guys and a Girl.” She is also a co-writer on “Planet Rock: An 80’s Musical,” produced by Randy Jackson, Joe Simpson, Barney Cohen and Delora Obrien.
In addition, she’s opened for the Jonas Brothers, had two original songs featured in teen film “Minor Details,” and her song “Famous,” written with the Grammy Award winning Jackie Boyz, is on the soundtrack to “Beyond the Mat.”