Did someone order updates?

So there’s been a lot going on, which is the reason why I haven’t updated in awhile. I’m sure you’ve been patiently waiting for me to bring some news and probably thinking that I actually am dead and that I was lying to you in a previous post… but truth be told, I’m still alive. For those of you wishing I actually was dead – sorry, I guess.

I completed my remix of Clarck C‘s The Great Hunger, and I’m pleased to say that I’m happy with how it turned out. I’m even more pleased to say that he’s happy with the way that it’s turned out, so I guess it’s a pretty damn good win-win situation for the both of us. It will be a part of his next chapter release and will be avaliable on FiXT for download. I will provide a link to the download once it’s been uploaded.

When Clarck told me that I was going to be featured on FiXT, I felt  like I was about to crap bricks. “You mean, my name is going to be somewhere on FiXT?! Available for download with your chapter, through FiXT? HOLY (explicit words)!!” Needless to say, I’m pretty stupid excited for this. Want to hear a quick listen before it’s released (don’t worry, I have Clarck’s permission to share)? OF COURSE YOU DO!

What’s also cool is that Clarck has finished his remix of Chaotika and it will be featured on my upcoming album. It freaking rocks and I’m sure you’ll dig it!

Speaking of Chaotika, another one of my music idols has taken on the task of remixing it. Martin Harp approached me and wanted to remix it. How in the hell could I say no?! I’ve been listening to his remixes on FiXT Remix and was extremely happy that he came to me to remix it. More updates about that in the near future.

So what about me? What about the new material I keep telling you about? Well, I’ve decided to take on a project that has been burning at me for quite awhile. When I was in my buddy’s band called DoublEdged, we came up with a track called (Sanity) Through the Eyes of the Insane. We never really fine tuned it to the point where we all enjoyed it. Ever since the band dismembered, they’ve given me permission to use the lyrics and come up with my own tracks for Bullet of Reason (Chaotika was also a song we came up with as a band). The work we did will now be done through me and luckily they’re really damn cool about me doing that. I always wanted to get out what we couldn’t through any means, and I’m happy to say that I’ll be doing just that. So, I’ve been sitting and trying to figure out how I wanted to get Sanity of the ground and out using the Bullet of Reason style. After a couple nights of looking at a blank screen and then re-working the lyrics, I’m happy to say that I’ve got something! YAY! Here’s a quick preview of what I’m working on. It’s a quick instrumental, but hell, it’s better than nothing!

And that’s about it so far. There will be more updates to come, so stay tuned!!!

Quicky Post

Well hello world,

No I’m not dead, I just haven’t updated in awhile. I’ve been pretty busy with work and music stuff. I’m working on a new Bullet of Reason track that’s turning out to be pretty interesting. It’s still in skeleton stage and is way far from being anywhere close to done. I’m really considering the thought of uploading some video footage of the stuff that I’ve been working on.

I’m also going to be dropping my vocals on The Great Hunger, a track done by Clarck Cunt as well as remixing it. I’m stupid excited about this one! I’m honored to be able to do some vocal work for someone who I highly respect. Once I heard the song, lyrics immediately started to pop into my head. I couldn’t resist to ask if I could give some vocals a try. Luckily, Clarck is a pretty cool guy and said yes.

And that’s not all! He’ll also be doing a remix of my track Chaotika. Follow him on his Twitter for more updates and info as the details roll out.

Well that’s all I’ve got for now. Tonight I’ll be working on the vocals for The Great Hunger. This is going to be insanely fun!!

Remastering and other stuff

I’ve decided with the upcoming downtime that I’ll have, it’ll be difficult for me to work on newer material as I won’t really be in any condition to be screaming into the microphone or chugging on the guitar…

So I’ve come to the conclusion that in order for me to really “progress” on some new material is to actually complete what I’ve already got before I start swamping myself with newer Bullet of Reason tracks. What does this mean? Considering I already have a completed demo version of “Mechanical Holocaust” I might as well remaster that and get it done before I go for my eye procedure (in case you’re wondering what I’m treating, I have keratoconus). I’m really hoping to have the final version of Mechanical Holocaust done by the end of this weekend. I’ll be re-recording the guitar parts and tweaking the bass line which was recorded by my buddy over at http://www.ekcomics.com who will also be helping me with the album art and a couple of other tracks that I’ll get him on for bass. I may also drop some backup vocals onto the existing vocal track to help make the verses and pre-chorus a little easier to understand, while still keeping the vibe of the robotic vox.

There are a couple of things still in the works that I’m in the middle of sorting out and as soon as the final details are at a “good-to-go” status, I’ll be sure to share them… but what I can tell you is that I’m pretty damn excited about it!

P.S. I’ve uploaded my remix of Celldweller‘s The Best It’s Gonna Get on FiXT Remix which you can find it right here. Check it out and let me know what you think! Become a member on FiXT Remix and you can rate, comment, and even download it for free!

That’s all for now!