My Heart Settled in the Middle – New EP Out Now!

In early 2023, I am excited and honored to be releasing my third official studio album, Accidental Days. In the meantime, I have decided to release an EP that features three of that album’s ten songs. The EP, titled My Heart Settled in the Middle, is available now (for free or pay-what-you-want) on Bandcamp, and …

“Middle Of My Words” – Story Behind the Song

Listen to my brand new song “Middle of My Words” (the first single from my upcoming album Accidental Days) wherever you stream music: SpotifyApple MusicYouTubeSoundcloud This blog post contains the story behind the song, which is taken from my August 2022 newsletter. The newsletter readers regularly receive exclusive and early content (including access to this …

My First Wedding Anniversary + New Lyric Video

This website is used to discuss music far more than it’s used to share about my personal life, but sometimes, those two topics collide in beautiful and undeniable ways. One such way was when I released a piano ballad titled “The Things We Can’t Plan” on July 9, 2021. The rushed release of this “single” …

2021: My Favorite Music, Biggest Disappointments, and Craziest Obsessions

2021: An Overview 2021 was one of the wildest, most milestone-filled years of my life, starting with the release of my second solo album and ending with the purchase of my first house. In between, my girlfriend moved back to the U.S. after a year of teaching English overseas, and within five months of her …

About the Song – “Fear Not Want”

Editorial note: The first section of this post is a brand new article about the writing and recording of this song; the second section is adapted from a write-up originally posted on Facebook about the meaning behind the song. “Fear Not Want” was the first single from Development & Compromise, and it has become the …

Development & Compromise – Album Credits, Liner Notes, and Lyrics

Click here to stream or purchase the album. Credits: Music & lyrics written by Chase Tremaine (https://chasetremaine.com) Produced, engineered, and mixed by Sean Power at the Hilson Studio (http://www.thehilsonstudio.com) Mastered by Audio Science Mastering (https://www.audiosciencemastering.com) Artwork created by Chase Tremaine and Lauren Crownover (https://www.crownovercreative.com) (Original photography provided by Hudson Hintze and Thusitha Dananjaya) Vocals (tracks …

Catching Up From Quarantine

I must apologize to my subscribers. As we approach a full year since my last post, I find myself amazed by how much has changed over the past year. The global pandemic, (amidst all the destruction we’ve seen worldwide that so vastly outweighs little ole me writing about music), threw off all my routines and …