Author Archives: amtlpaul

New Release: Let’s Suppose

Let’s suppose that once upon a time, there was a citizen of humanity. This human tree was rooted in a Canadian city called Montreal, but from there, his roots and branches went here and there around this spinning globe, all … Continue reading

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I Talk on Vermont Talks

About what? Well, making up music, mostly. How I developed the habit, my influences, my approach to writing and to playing…. Here it is, then.

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Leviathan

My latest release is actually a submission for a songwriting contest held by Holy Crap Records, because why not? When I heard about the contest, and that the song had to be in C minor, I started playing around with … Continue reading

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About Time!

Nothing like interesting times to inspire songwriting. True, this past year I’ve had trouble writing emails, letters and essays and have had trouble reading novels as well. But I’ve had no difficulty writing songs. The eight songs on this album … Continue reading

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2020 Vision Out Now!

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2020 Vision: Coming in October!

The albums keep coming, because I keep writing songs. 2020 Vision is a ‘concept’ album about living in the year 2020. I made a somewhat silly video for “Keep on Running”, the opening track, because I thought, “If I make … Continue reading

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Alternative Reality Show, Episode 2

And here is Episode 2

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Welcome to the Alternative Reality Show

In spring 2020, I released Alternative Reality Show episodes 1 and 2. Have a listen to Espisode 1 here!

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“No Trains on the Rails Today”: Political Songwriting

In #Canada they are trying to ram through a gas pipeline over the objections of #Wet‘suwt’en chiefs, despite the fact that legally (by treaty, which has been at least theoretically recognized by the courts as legally binding on the Canadian … Continue reading

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My June 2019 ‘5 in 5’ Songs: A Review

Songwriting is a craft, but it is one that allows for some intense self-expression. You can learn the tricks of the trade just by keeping your hand in over years and years and by listening carefully to what others do. … Continue reading

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