Stephen Paul Dix is creating Mind Blowing Music
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Way back in January of 2016, David Bowie died. This had a profound effect on Stephen Dix, who was at the time, at a creative impasse." I was writing for my band Claire On A Dare and didn't have much interest in singing. I had accumulated a lot of recordings that really did't fit the bands style. After Bowie died I realized that everything I've done as a writer was influenced by Bowie and I was inspired to do something. I started singing and writing lyrics again and those recordings I had been sitting on became my first solo album in 8 years". It didn't stop there Stephen continued, "After Internal Affairs came out I plotted 3 solo albums that mixed pop and ambient music. The trilogy would be a tribute to Bowie. I was following the master who recorded the classic trilogy of Low, Heroes and Lodger, commonly referred to as the Berlin trilogy. I worked the same formula 3 albums in 2 years, half pop half ambient. I couldn't be lazy I had deadlines." Deadlines aside there are only 4 songs on the album that feature vocals. Happy Place is a very eclectic pop song about finding one's way back to sanity. For All You Know is a romantic track that deals with the road not taken. Zero Hour tackles depression and is a woeful melodic song. The rest of the album is mostly instrumental. Muldoon Point is a stand out track that mixes bongos pedal steel and atmospheric strings into a ambient surf song. The album is a unique song cycle of many different styles, not to dis similar to Stephens former self contained project The Arctic Zone.
Epilogue
"With Old Reg set for a January release and the trilogy complete, I'm shifting Gears and taking a full 2 years to work on my next solo album. It will be more organic featuring more piano acoustic guitar and strings and more guest musicians. Over the last 3 years I've set ridiculous deadlines, now I'm going to give the songs more time to develop". 
Way back in January of 2016, David Bowie died. This had a profound effect on Stephen Dix, who was at the time, at a creative impasse." I was writing for my band Claire On A Dare and didn't have much interest in singing. I had accumulated a lot of recordings that really did't fit the bands style. After Bowie died I realized that everything I've done as a writer was influenced by Bowie and I was inspired to do something. I started singing and writing lyrics again and those recordings I had been sitting on became my first solo album in 8 years". It didn't stop there Stephen continued, "After Internal Affairs came out I plotted 3 solo albums that mixed pop and ambient music. The trilogy would be a tribute to Bowie. I was following the master who recorded the classic trilogy of Low, Heroes and Lodger, commonly referred to as the Berlin trilogy. I worked the same formula 3 albums in 2 years, half pop half ambient. I couldn't be lazy I had deadlines." Deadlines aside there are only 4 songs on the album that feature vocals. Happy Place is a very eclectic pop song about finding one's way back to sanity. For All You Know is a romantic track that deals with the road not taken. Zero Hour tackles depression and is a woeful melodic song. The rest of the album is mostly instrumental. Muldoon Point is a stand out track that mixes bongos pedal steel and atmospheric strings into a ambient surf song. The album is a unique song cycle of many different styles, not to dis similar to Stephens former self contained project The Arctic Zone.
Epilogue
"With Old Reg set for a January release and the trilogy complete, I'm shifting Gears and taking a full 2 years to work on my next solo album. It will be more organic featuring more piano acoustic guitar and strings and more guest musicians. Over the last 3 years I've set ridiculous deadlines, now I'm going to give the songs more time to develop". 

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