September 28, 2017

At the beginning of 2014, I was working as a lifty at a ski area called Copper Mountain. I was unable to find a job before I finished undergrad so I had to move back in with my parents in Colorado and take a gap year while I applied to grad school and figured out the r...

September 24, 2017

Sometime immediately after I released "Midnight Metropolis" in September 2016, I was at work trying to decide what music I should listen to while working. In particular, I was looking for something that would provide ideas for a new instrumental. Since the French-impre...

September 24, 2017

Sometime during my senior year at Stanford, I got into a debate with a friend of mine over whether or not the overall effects of technology were positive. His argument was that technology is slowly making everyone free due to the increased power it gives an individual...

September 23, 2017

Anyone who's ever been in a free-form jam session with me knows that I like to create noise by taking single shot drum samples, adding a ton of reverb, and compressing them as much a possible. I then manipulate this noise by playing with the parameters of a filter that...

September 19, 2017

A couple of months before I started working on "Hope for the Best," a massive blizzard hit the east coast, shut down New York City, and ruined plans that me and a singer/ friend/ ex of mine had to hang out (before you ask, yes we were trying to remain friends after bre...

September 18, 2017

After the success that was "Assembly Line," I ended up going through a noise-making phase where I tried to create new sounds that I had never worked with before. As a result, the instrumental for "Live In Fear" is the result of me messing around with Ableton Live's ana...