born to be wild

After finishing Familiar Places, I wanted to do something fun to test out some new recording gear and techniques. And yes, as the title of this post suggests, I dared to attempt covering one of the most iconic rock songs out there. I wanted to stay true to the original…

evolution of a song

Probably my personal favourite out of the songs on Familiar Places is track 3, Another Day in the Wasteland. And I think the reason I like it so much is that it was such a tough one to get right. It started out as a very basic 3 chord riff…

Some of you may be interested in how indie artists get a CD or digital album into your hands these days. And with a BeyoncĂ© cover song?!?! Is he even allowed to do that? The truth is that in many ways, things have never been better for musicians, especially indie…

Back in May, I started seriously considering doing another full length album. There were several good songs, in various states, to choose from. In the end, I narrowed it down to 14, and they became Familiar Places, the album. And yes, you can listen to them all right now! You…