As Universal Hall Pass, Melissa R. Kaplan has released the EP "Subtle Things" as a follow up to her debut album, “Mercury”. Her voice and vocal arrangements can be heard on film soundtracks (88 Minutes, Titan A.E., The Red Planet, K-PAX, Mr. Woodcock, among others), video games (Kayne and Lynch: Dead Men, Assassin’s Creed 1, 2, Brotherhood, and Revelations, Frequency, Phase, Amplitude, Chronicles of Spellborn, Kinect's Rise of Nightmares, Rockband), and television (Masters of Horror, Charmed, Angel, Taken in Broad Daylight). M is also former front person and one of the three co-writers from Boston’s electronic pop trio Splashdown. (Adam Buhler, Kasson Crooker, M. Kaplan). Her love of music crosses many genres. Experimental, classic rock, electronic, jazz, Bulgarian, and music of the Middle East. Last year she wrote in collaboration with Kasson Crooker of Symbion Project which released "Misery In Soliloquy" and this year, “Contrapasso” as well as a collaboration with Curt Smith of Tears for Fears “Perfectly Still”. She continues to write on her own as well as collaborate on music to come.