FAWM Over, Working on New Album

Looks like an instrumental concept album for Kirrivath is shaping up! It’s more Ambient than World Fusion this time around – but of course my beloved tribal drums must happen. (Even when I’m using rock drum samples.) Also happy to have worked out more of my studio process and...

FAWM2016 Journal #2

Whoa wayyyyy behind on FAWM this year. Lost several days to toxicity. When I say days, I mean due to some weird smelling smoke and chemical smells was asleep over and over all day for 5 days of the past 9. Then when I was awake I didn’t really...

FAWM2016 Journal #1

Prior to FAWM, I took part in a mini-contest via the iPad Musicians group on Facebook, and entered the first iPad track I’ve been happy to release publicly. Isolation Tower is an ambient scifi piece made in mostly Nanostudio. The RPM/FAWM Warmup Challenge was sponsored by the Olympia Noise...

FAWM Preparations

Ages ago in the history of the internet, I heard of a wonderful community effort that started in 2004, a challenge to write 14 original songs during the month of February. Everyone who passes that milestone is a winner, and everyone who takes part finds a supportive community of amazing,...