For all the success, I was never that happy with the sound of The Gloves Are On.
It’s coming naturally, it seems. This headspace is wide open right now. New riffs and melodies come into focus every day. Feeling the floodgates open, the pressure releasing; it’s beautiful. I hear this new sound in my head, as I’ve been listening to it for years. It’s daunting too, of course. It’s a delicate task…
I’m not sure where (or what) the right headspace is to begin this. I guess that never comes. At some point you have to tear the plaster* off. It’s New Year’s Day. I’m tired, and a little hungover. But there is much to explain. After all, it’s Year Zero. This year is all about this.…