Covers: It’s Complicated

I'll start this by saying that I just had a project wrap and I am super excited to see it release this month. A group of fellow collaborators and artists took one my originals and gave it a completely new feel through a cover. I have been fortunate in my career to...

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2017 Half-year Recap

With half of 2017 behind us, I wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude... to reflect on the special things we've done together because it's so easy to get caught up in the "speed of now" and just keep moving. This year's releases have leveled up my songwriting...

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The Genesis of Freefall

As a songwriter, there are many ways in which I stump myself and block my own creative path. It is unintentional, of course, but nevertheless very frustrating. Being set in a way that a song “should be about X” or that “this melody is the one I want” can keep an idea...

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Ghost of Me – Behind the Lyrics

Over 136K plays in a month for “Ghost of Me” with @CloZee - wow! Thank you all for the support! It means so much. I wanted to share a little about what this song means to me. This may not be true for you, so don't let my meaning change yours :)...

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Debut Solo Album: All I Need

I am on the homestretch of preparing my album, 'All I Need' for release. Finally! It should be out in March of 2016 and will feature 7 new original collaborations with several talented producers. Psymbionic The Digital Connection Michael Teixeira J ZUART GoldVHS 9th...

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Bassnectar Remixed My Song! WHAT?!

This post is a bit overdue, but still needs to be said. It's hard to imagine what will be when you're creating something... how far will it go? Will anyone even like it? Never do I say "this is going to be big"... I'm way too superstitious for that. 'One Thing' was...

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Painted White – Behind the Release

When Nick and Trevor (Illenium & Said the Sky) approached me with their "puppy", as they called it, I instantly fell for the melodic, glitchy, and LARGE sounds they had produced. They were so open to my additions in the writing process... and like some things in...

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I Will Keep Wasting Candles

When a fan in Brazil sent me a poem with the phrase "wasting candles", something about that caught my eye. I decided to write a song about it. There have been a couple of very specific people in my life who for whatever reason couldn't find their way back to "good"....

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