There is a feeling that writing and creating music gives me sometimes; I think this feeling is the reason that I do it. The feeling is big and hard to describe; sometimes it’s a kind of ecstacy, sometimes a kind of peace, and sometimes a deep deep joy that comes with bringing something that you […]Read more "A Beautiful Thing…"
There are 4 months until release date. I am as curious as to how those 4 months will go as the next person. I don’t really have a set plan. I do have faith in the process tho. I have faith that: if I keep doing what I am doing and follow my intuition then, […]Read more "Update / Thoughts on Process…"
“Being a songwriter is like being a nun. You’re married to a mystery.” – Leonard Cohen True art grows. It is organic. It is surprising, even to the one making it. It comes from a place that is largely outside the realm of easy, pat explanations. It is a living thing. It may seem like […]Read more "Why Making Art is like Gardening at Night…"
“…I went down to the crossroads, fell down on my knees…” – Robert Johnson For me, the whole crazy enterprise of making a living as an independent artist essentially boils down to two primary questions: One: How do you make the best art you can possibly make? Two: How do you get your art out […]Read more "Finding Your Tribe vs Dirty Black Magic…"
“I climb for my own reasons, for the way the experience changes me. If someone has a problem with me or my style, I couldn’t care less. Each individual can pursue any path he wants. Let’s just be honest about what we do.” – Mark Twight To me, my music and art isRead more "Sunday Sermon: Meditation on the Hardcore"
This week’s blog is in 2 parts. In the first I will talk about my new hero, in the second I will talk about music and present you (perhaps for the first time in recorded history) with a musical representation of a robot having an orgasm….Read more "My New Hero // RoboGasm"
Over the last month there have been some seriously, brain meltingly exciting developments concerning the album and its release. Most of these I will share closer to the time. It is impossible to overstate how excited I am about this. There are however a few things I can tell you RIGHT NOW…Read more "Breaking News! / Buddhism, Espresso, Isolation and Cagefighting…"