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“Settled in the Unsettled” – Story Behind the Song

“Settled in the Unsettled” – Story Behind the Song

“Settled in the Unsettled” is a special song, unlike anything else I’ve yet written. It has perhaps the highest bang-for-your-buck ratio within my discography, packing many memorable musical moments and interesting intellectual inquiries within less than three minutes. The composition leans into my classical and traditional influences, and it’s the first song I’ve released that sounds like it has already existed for many decades, as if it could’ve been released in the 1950’s.

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“Middle Of My Words” – Story Behind the Song

“Middle Of My Words” – Story Behind the Song

“Middle of My Words” was written on the same day as multiple songs that I’ve already released: “Counsel,” “Lonely Saints,” and “Interrogate the Fantasy.” That day (April 4, 2018) was a special occasion, marking the end of an era in my life. A few weeks later, my brother Taylor would get married. I had just moved out of our apartment and he was getting ready to move out, too, after three years of us rooming together.

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Introducing… the Friends Club!

Introducing… the Friends Club!

At the start of 2024, I unveiled a new venture, titled the Friends Club, that could completely alter the trajectory of my music career. It’s designed to provide the greatest benefits possible to those who enjoy my music, while providing those who join with more music than ever before alongside opportunities to connect with me and other listeners. The article you are about to read goes into great detail about the intentions behind the Friends Club, its creation, its value, its platform, and its relationship to the rest of the music industry.

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The Meaning of 124

The Meaning of 124

Over the next two months, I’ll be writing about each of the six new songs featured on Unfall II, starting with the three songs which released in January, followed by the remaining three songs after they release everywhere on March 15. (Note: You can hear the full EP...

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99 Cents and the Worth of a Song

99 Cents and the Worth of a Song

This past weekend (April 28, 2023) marked the twentieth anniversary of the public launch of the iTunes Store. You don’t need me to detail the ways that Napster, mp3s, the iPod, and the ability to purchase particular songs instead of entire albums changed the music industry forever… and that’s not exactly what this article is about, either. What I do wish to write about — a topic that I would like to process by way of writing about it — is how our cultural attitude shifted towards the value of a piece of music once every song became worth $0.99.

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Welcome to the New ChaseTremaine.com!

Welcome to the New ChaseTremaine.com!

At the end of January 2024, I finally launched the brand new, start-from-scratch version of chasetremaine.com, after months of being offline and working on getting this new library of pages and link ready for you. So without further ado, welcome! Besides a better...

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