AUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRES 2020: SAFE CHARITY MIX

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 using …
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Surviving on Borrowed Time / Presentiment

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 anywhere …
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Be dark

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 YouTube …
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TunedLoud Reviews Life is a Terminal Illness

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 his many …
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I Broke the “Don’t Master Your Own Music” Rule

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 a …
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