In-house arranger of Spacebomb Records makes his debut as a contemporary classical composer. A record of chamber pieces under his own namefeaturing a set of preludes and fugues for string quintet and pieces for chamber string orchestra and piano. Pollard's work has been a vital component of productions by a growing list of rock and pop artists in the know, Natalie Prass, The Waterboys, Foxygen, Helado Negro, Matthew E. White and Bedouine, and expanded to projects outside of that context, recently contributing to the score of S-Town, the groundbreaking longform podcast. The music of his mind is of such quality-agile and prescient, conceptual yet emotional, with an absorbing sense of beauty. Though he might not try to bring down the heavens, they swing low just the same. Pollard moves through the potentialities of sound with surety, finding his own line on the thrill of sound.