Our goal at michael king music is to create and produce music for events, licensing, film, artists, multimedia, and for art’s sake (recordings). In a space that fosters creativity, collaboration, and community. Let’s work on a project together! Read More
Michael has released four solo CDs: Glory, Motion, A Thousand Faces and Nevada. His music blends strong melodies with lyrical
poetry and layered sonic textures to create an emotional journey in
song form. He has performed his music for years in venues and
festivals throughout Detroit as well as in prestigious showcase
rooms such as The Blue Bird in Nashville and The Ark in Ann
Arbor. He started his career as a founding member of the Atlantic
Records band Rebel Heels. As a member of Rebel Heels, Michael
is a published songwriter with EMI and MCA publishing
Michael has produced over 35 artists' CDs including award winning CDs by JD Lamb (Feel That), and James Wailin (Rhythm of Life). Other artists he has produced include Jill Jack, Mia Green, Stewart Francke, Alyssa Simmons, Chuck Shirock, Barbara Payton, Silverweed, Jibilian/Glass, Melissa McClain, Sister Seed, Hope Orchestra, David Folks, Terry Farmer and the Howlin Diablos.
Live music or in-studio sound
From 2000 to present day, Michael has been composing and arranging music for corporate events throughout the world. Bands are selected to perform based on client and music needs. They perform live and in the studio. Michael has music directed shows and performed in New York, Las Vegas, Dallas, London, Geneva, Beijing, Cannes, Frankfurt etc...for clients such as Ford, Chrysler, GM, John Deere, The Ryder Cup, Amway, EACH (greater Detroit church initiative...Everyone a Chance to Hear), and for The Detroit Red Wings' Karen Newman.
RYDER CUP Opening Ceremony
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Sound Design, Scoring, Film
Michael has composed scores, licensed original music, created sound design and enhanced tracks for a variety of clients including Ford, Chrysler, The Detroit Zoo, Henry Ford, Amway, Royal Caribbean.
Royal Carribean PSA
Henry Ford Museum
MK: Ryder Cup Theme
GDN: In Memories
MK: Ambient 40
MK: Black Orchid
The Mez Sessions
My Fellow Astronauts
What started as an aimless jam turned into a band of songwriters telling their stories through a mix of styles and sounds. The bulk of their material is recorded in the traditional all-in-one-room format. They’re not really astronauts, FYI.