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 …