The Creative Process #19 Blackfilm

What do you consider the most important traits that a song and an album must have before you consider it to be completed?

I don’t think there is one thing, it’s just when you say enough is enough and are happy with the way something sounds .You could keep working on songs forever and constantly change them but there comes a time when you think you can leave it now.

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The Creative Process #7 Detachments

What is the main art form that influenced you in creating? Was it only music or did movies and other forms of art influenced your creative process?

Yeah movies, early memories of TV – quite a lot of sci-fi as a kid. Kubrick’s 2001 had a big impact on me as a precocious 10 year old. Influences can be, I don’t know…interpersonal and socio-political vexations, the new Bladerunner film’s cityscapes provided a mental image guide for me on new song on the forthcoming EP. Certainly the mood of some books e.g. the Sorrows of Young Werther, imagery from that guided me on once. Nausea (Satre), Hesse. Poetry. Other music mainly – musicians doing something authentic, truthful and with edge.