Foreign agendas now available on YouTube and other music streaming services

“Foreign agendas” is a B-side from the Forensics sessions. I made a lyric video for the song, which shows varied imagery from all over the world – including abandoned mines, and the cities and art that were built out of those minerals. Everything you choose to do, has a cost. It’s good to occasionally stop … Read more

Lyric writing tools that I use

I write lyrics on my laptop, which are often based on handwritten drafts and improvised demo lyrics. I have several tabs open in my browser, and I constantly use various writing tools to find suitable words and check for some expressions and semantic nuances that I may not be sure of. The tools that I … Read more

Song dissection: Anniversaries

Anniversaries has stayed in our live setlist for a long time. Structurally it’s one of those Unzyme songs that start off with relatively small elements and end up in a massive chorus storm. It’s a very dark song about having big dreams and constantly having to put them off. The frustration of not getting any recognition for … Read more

The key lines

I always write the music first, and then start working on the lyrics. For some reason, the original melody is so important to me, that I’m not willing to change it in order to write the lyrics more easily. I feel that if I replace the melody, the feeling of the song would lose something important. Relying … Read more

Song dissection: Covered clearance

Covered clearance is a very special song to me. I like to explore and photograph underground tunnels and abandoned places. These photos are very much present in the album booklet, especially on Override. When I was composing Brainforest, I came across this beautiful photo of a tunnel with a hole in the ceiling. A story started to emerge … Read more