The Dangers of Nostalgia.

My last album, Best Dead Masterpiece, treats nostalgia as a largely positive thing. A thing that is prized and hoarded. A shard of personal history, of individuality, stubbornly preserved. A robust and colorful way of seeing, the absence of which makes someone appear small-minded and dull. As is typical of me, I am now beginning... Continue Reading →

Best Dead Masterpiece.

Here it is, Everyone. The culmination of almost 18 months of work from composition to release. Like most of my material, it's not a happy album, but a cathartic album. I heard someone use the term "vent art" the other night, and this might be that. I have also become fond of calling what I... Continue Reading →

We Need to Talk about Tori Amos.

My sound engineer sent me the mastered tracks for my review this weekend, and all is a go. So it is possible the full-length album, Best Dead Masterpiece, will be up on BandCamp before the end of this coming week, marking the end of an undertaking that started in - hard to believe now -... Continue Reading →

Quick Album Update.

Don't have much time tonight... though I've got a long weekend coming up, so it won't be long till another post on the thinking behind the upcoming album. For now, I'll just mention that all album tracks are currently in the hands of longtime engineer and producer Bryan Walthall of Studio Image Recording in RVA,... Continue Reading →

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