02.20.2019: 30 Minutes of Songwriting

Today’s soundtrack is Sunn O))) & Boris: Altar, an atmospheric drone metal album that is a collaboration between two bands. My favourite track from it is “Sinking Belle,” a soft, contemplative song. This evening, I started working on an industrial metal song inspired by Godflesh’s song “Christbait Rising.”

12.15.2019: 30 Minutes of Songwriting

Today’s soundtrack is The Black Dahlia Murder: Miasma, an American death metal album with metalcore influences. I spent this evening installing Reaper onto my little laptop, then I wrote a song called “The Absurd Fingers of Albert C.” Check it out here, and let me know what you think of it on Twitter!

01.13.2019: 30 Minutes of Songwriting

Today’s soundtrack is Genesis: Foxtrot. This afternoon, I began working on making a cover of Natalie Prass’ gorgeous song “Hot for the Mountain.” I’m completely in love with the song. I spent the afternoon listening to the song while sitting at my piano, tabbing out the chords and bassline, then I jotted down the drum […]

12.15.2018 – 30 Minutes of Songwriting

Today’s soundtrack is Christmas With the Mills Family, a Spotify playlist that includes my favourite Christmas songs. This afternoon, after getting back home from a nice walk at the beach with my family, I started working on a new track. It’s pretty minimal; there are only three tracks so far: drums, piano, and a bassy […]