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Track sequencing was a bit tricky

Organising the song order for the new album was a tricky proposition. There were thematic concepts that I wanted to put in certain spots. Along with that, I wanted good separation between similar musical ideas. I went for a track…

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Getting some new ideas...

My brain has been ticking over how I would like to record my solo project. I've been getting some fresh ideas from listening to the final mix of the new Grave Forsaken album. I might have to pick Josh's brain…

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I think it's all done

I've had a few family issues to deal with lately so things are going slowly. However, I think everything is ready to be into the final CD layout. I'm really happy to be at this point.

God Bless and…

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Getting thanks lists organised

One of the traditional aspects of a CD booklet is the thank you lists. For this project I simply got the guys to text me their lists  that I could type into a word document. Once all that text is…

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How we got our latest cover

The as yet unrevealed cover art for the next album was drawn by Elias. He has drawn most of our covers over the years, particularly the robot ones. He came up with the artwork for this latest design. We are…

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Cover adjustments

We had some final artwork sorted out for the album cover but it just needed some adjustments to make it look even cooler. Things are going pretty well overall and we are moving ever closer to the next step.

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Just need a final lyric check

I've pretty much got all the details I need for the booklet to be produced. I just need to check the lyrics one more time then the copyright info, logos, pictures, lyrics and credits can all be sent off. It's…

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More progress

Things are steadily happening. I got a bit more album layout stuff done last night so that is progressing well. I'm hoping once all the details come together then the final process for the album release will be relatively quick.

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About to do some arranging

Tonight I'm going to spend some time arranging some solo project material. I plan on arranging 10 tracks and having them worked out before I get anyone else to come in and add parts. That will take me a couple…

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More solo album developments

Things are moving nicely with regards to my solo project. Luke has offered to contribute to it as well, which I'm really happy about. The main reason I'm doing this project is to do something fun and low key from…

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God-Given Strength

This weekend I've been working on track called God-Given Strength. I plan to use this on my solo project. I wrote it last year for Grave Forsaken, so it has that vibe. I've put together an arrangement and the next…

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Hanging out with Elias

Elias came over on Friday night and we jammed through some material. It was really cool to hang out. I discussed my solo project with Elias and he is more than happy to contribute some guitar playing to it. It's…

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