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What Molt's been up to October 31, 2018

Molt has been hard at work completing the writing for our second album: Deep.

We’re planning a three song free fall from the surface of the ocean to the abyssal depths. You can get a taste of what’s to come on Instagram. where we’ve been posting a riff from the new album every weekday in October, or you can watch all the riffs in a row in this compilation on Youtube.

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Whimseys EP September 15, 2018

I have released a five song EP. You can check it out on Bandcamp or on various online streaming platforms. Each song was recorded off the floor in my jam space and are as you would hear me perform live, just me and my guitar. I feel that it is appropriately titled Whimseys. I also recorded an acoustic version of the Endearing Perversion version of Cara Winsor Hehir’s Joe Batt’s Arm Tarts. This is a fun one that I’ve been meaning to add to my live repertoire ever since I made a scratch recording to show Cara what I... (more)

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Kyla Tilley Solo Album June 03, 2015

Many of you are wondering what the deal is with the Kyla Tilley solo album I recorded a couple years ago. Well, you’ll all be horrified to hear that I recorded everything just a bit too quietly, and I have to do the whole thing again. There was a bit of time in which we thought only certain parts needed to be re-recorded, or that the recordings could be saved somehow, but after several passes, it’s been determined that the album as recorded would not be able to be mastered to a professional level. It is unfortunate that I avoided... (more)

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CWHL May 11, 2015

Here’s me with the Clarkson Cup!

I thought I’d take a little timeout from the playoffs to talk a bit about my other favourite hockey league, the CWHL. I visited the City of Markham in March to see the CWHL Clarkson Cup tournament. That’s Clarkson as in Adrienne Clarkson, as like all sporting cups worth their salt in Canada, this one is named for and was first presented by a Governor General. In it’s 8th year, the Canadian Women’s Hockey League is still quite small, with 5 teams comprised of the world’s best female hockey players.... (more)

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Composing Part 2 March 19, 2015

I had intended one post about my writing process, but I hadn’t realized I had such a variety of writing processes. My two metal bands, Endearing Perversion and Molt are writing partnerships, and naturally I go about things differently when working with others.

I suggest handing me my flying V before reading this post.

With the exception of two songs, I never write lyrics for Endearing Perversion, only music. (FYI, Spermatophores was written entirely at Tim’s in the wee hours.) Generally what happens there, (and I hope she won’t mind me telling the world) is that The Diva... (more)

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