A huge release that not only includes the full album, instrumentals and mono mixes but also sheet music and an expanded digital artbook!
I wrote Safe in December of 2018 whilst recording in Queensland. Fires were raging in Central QLD and with Surviving on Borrowed Time a concept album about destruction, I thought of how difficult it must have been for those in the state and how irritating it was (to me at least) that everyone was usingContinue readingAUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRES 2020: SAFE CHARITY MIX
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CASK ANNOUNCES NEW CONCEPT ALBUM “SURVIVING ON BORROWED TIME” TO BE RELEASED JANUARY 2020 HEAR THE FIRST SINGLE “PRESENTIMENT” NOW ON YouTube Download the single and an acoustic re-imagining from www.caskcamp.bandcamp.com This will also be the first Cask album to exclusively release in DSD format through Native DSD Music a week before it launches anywhereContinue readingSurviving on Borrowed Time / Presentiment
I’d like to think that some of my lyrics paint a picture for those listening, reading, interpreting… When writing a song, I often have a vision of what the song could mean to the person sitting on the train, the person I’ve given a copy of the album to, the person scrolling through various YouTubeContinue readingIn the world of art, lyrics and creativity: It’s fine to be dark!
In 2017 I revealed that I was writing “The Haunting of Arkaig” which was to be an opera about a spooky wailing banshee that inhabited a Scottish loch. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bl-fDdCjtL8/ The tracks were set out and recorded and I just needed to bring in the narrator (was really holding out for Neil Oliver but heContinue readingSo whatever happened to my “Haunting” musical? Here’s the art!
Read the verdict here Track after track, on “Life is a Terminal Illness”, Cask certainly proves himself to be a master composer, arranger, lyricist, performer, engineer, and virtually every other role that applies. “Life is a Terminal Illness” is likely a recording he’ll be remembered for, a milestone in his career, the moment hisContinue readingTunedLoud Reviews Life is a Terminal Illness
Speak to musicians, producers, recording engineers and especially mastering engineers – – or simply look on the internet – – and you’ll hear pretty much the same unanimous suggestion. “Don’t master your own music” There are plenty of genuine reasons for this. A fresh set of ears are incredibly beneficial. You’ve written and recorded aContinue readingI Broke the “Don’t Master Your Own Music” Rule
There are plenty of things I regret in music. I regret not safely backing up the original stems and early project files for some of the music I’ve released. I also should have taken more notes throughout the late 2000s and early 2010s of those recording sessions and even the guitar tabs and musical notations.Continue readingMy Biggest Regret in Music
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVyR6Gb9-Kw] LIFE IS A TERMINAL ILLNESS OUT AUGUST 1, 2018 PRE-ORDER ON BANDCAMP AND GET SEE WHAT TOMORROW BRINGS TODAY: https://caskcamp.bandcamp.com/album/life-is-a-terminal-illness Extra editions: INSTRUMENTALS = https://caskcamp.bandcamp.com/album/life-is-a-terminal-illness-instrumentals UNMASTERED = https://caskcamp.bandcamp.com/album/life-is-a-terminal-illness-flat-transfer PRE-SAVE ON SPOTIFY: https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/cask/dHSE Stream the debut album “Play it Over…” https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/cask/buEn