Mikal has worked in various fields of the industry for over 25 years as producer, writer, musician, manager, publisher and label owner. He has worked with superstars such as Alice Cooper, Ben Harper, Kenny Wayne Sheppard, Mick Jagger, Aerosmith and Shaggy as well as some great underground bands, and was the first producer to do “country punk” with Hollywood legends The Screamin’ Sirens. He has worked with practically every major label including Interscope, Sony, Columbia, Universal, Disney Atlantic and Warner Brothers and also co-produced, engineered and mixed Ben Harper’s debut album for Virgin, Welcome to the Cruel World.
Mikal has also placed songs in major movies including Miramax’s Sweet Home Alabama, indie film Demon Hunter and the Disney hit, Xenon III. His music has also been placed on numerous television shows such as MTV’s Laguna Beach, The Hills, Desperate Housewives, Bones, Ghost Whisperer and many more. Mikal also co-wrote “Hung Up on Yourself” with artist Suzie McNeil that hit # 14 on the Billboard charts in 2009. In more recent years, Mikal was signed to Universal Music as well as Disney for writing and publishing. He has also tour managed some of the greatest acts from the 80’s and 90’s before launching his publishing company, Mother O Music. In 2012 he produced a solo album for Mike Score, singer and leader of famed 80’s band, A Flock of Seagulls and also now serves as guest instructor at world known music school, Hollywood’s Musician’s Institute.
This year he closed worldwide deals for the sale of several multi-million dollar publishing catalogs to major publishers.