While having a conversation with a friend about the coming economic collapse, the petrodollar, Monsanto, and the current state of the world in general, I was struck.
Built by the Spanish as a fortress in the 16th century and then used as a prison by the Japanese during WWII, Intramuros is almost as haunting as it is beautiful. The walls are colored with age, the floors are covered with the pressure of the thousands of pairs of feet that walked on it, both the booted and the barefooted.
The Philippine Dichotomy: A land where money is scarce but smiles are as abundant as the people that give them to you. Traffic rules are ignored but respect for the fellow human is a law that would never be broken.
This dramatic music score entitled The End of the Dream is track #4 from This Man's Burden, and is synched with ink drop clips by Jacob Schwarz and stock video footage of dust, water, and fireworks.
This troubled music score entitled A War of the Will is track #1 from This Man’s Burden, and is synched with atomic explosion footage courtesy of atom central, and stock footage of fire and smoke. Composed and edited by Jeremiah Castelo
This villainous music score entitled Hope and Hold Breath is track #3 from This Man's Burden, and is synched with video clips from "The Engineers" by Julius Horsthuis, clips from SR partners and Art FX , clips from "Azartkant" by Andrey Klimov, and clips "Love like Aliens" by Rashad Haughton.
This Man's Burden is a 6-song collection of cinematic instrumental music for film, tv, and video games. Heavy drums, orchestra, and other organic instruments are accompanied by subtle electronic elements, setting the theme for projects of the more epic, dramatic, and villainous nature.