Making of – Babylon

2018-05-15T11:19:22+10:00November 25th, 2012|Making of, Music|

'Babylon' is a song about a controlling man corrupted by the pursuit of money and power. Heavy topic, I know :) The mythology surrounding Babylon is popular amongst sci-fi enthusiasts and conspiracists alike - the genesis of reptilian humanoids, the Babylonian Brotherhood who supposedly control the world and other fanciful ideas. So it was the [...]

Making of – Norway

2018-05-15T11:19:23+10:00October 13th, 2012|Making of, Music|

A friend of mine once commented on the women and geography theme running through my albums - on Without This You Can Never Change there was 'Canadian Girls', on Monumental – 'American Girl', and on the forthcoming album will be my latest song 'Norway' in which I personify the Norwegian landscape as a kind of [...]

Making of – Sometimes

2018-05-15T11:19:23+10:00October 5th, 2012|Making of, Music|

With an album tracklisting that's fast becoming a "some" based tongue twister - first, 'Someone Something Sunshine' and now 'Sometimes', not to mention another album contender 'Something To Sing', this album is assured to have more "somes" than a mathematician's convention! "Sometimes" is hot off the mixing desk. I came up with the germ of [...]

Making of – Someone Something Sunshine

2018-05-15T11:19:23+10:00September 21st, 2012|Making of, Music|

Unlike most electronic musicians, I tend to take a "rock" approach to writing songs, in that they'll have a verse, bridge, chorus and middle 8, each with their own chord progression, vocal melody and lyrics. Conversely, a lot of dance music tends to work on simple chord progressions, or no chord progression, as chord changes [...]

Making of – ‘Get What You Deserve’ Video

2018-05-15T11:19:23+10:00August 15th, 2012|Making of, Music, Video|

The video for 'Get What You Deserve' was shot on a DC-3 plane wreck in Sólheimasandur, south Iceland near the town of Vik. The plane, belonging to the United States Navy, ran out of fuel and crashed landed here on November 24, 1973. This post includes the clip, the story behind the video, production details [...]

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