I’ve been quite busy lately. I’m working full-time at an
internship in Ottawa until the end of the month (west coast for the
summer), working on some electronics ideas/projects and spending a
lot of time on music. As you may or may not know, I’m making
an album called “Blank Mind Empty Heart”.
I sold my last album, Adventures, for $5+, the + being that you
can pay more if you want to. It was really great and I’m
incredibly thankful for the people that want to support me, it
certainly helps. A lot of people also
downloaded/shared/”pirated” the album, which don’t mind.
If I wanted to make a lot of money I’d choose another way to
spend my free time - I make music but I can’t not make music.
This is my art. I want you to enjoy it to, and if you
don’t want to pay for it, that’s your choice. I certainly
haven’t paid for all the music I listen to, but I do try to support
artists that need it as best I can.
That being said, if you want to support me and can afford it,
buy my music or come to my (rare) shows. If you can’t,
download my music and show it to your friends. I’ll consider
that fair compensation.
I’ll probably go with a similar pricing scheme for this album.
I dislike the rigid “$1 per song” structure that a lot of
people still follow these days. $20 is too much to expect
people to pay for a 20-song (digital) album.
Nothing new musical to share, I’m afraid. I really don’t
want to give anything away until I’m sure it’s as good as it can
possibly be; I’m not setting any release dates for anything.
Definitely check out Arrange (
and Kotomi (
- collaborating with both of them on this project, along with
(hopefully) a couple more. Time will tell.