Then he didn't write music for 5 years. He's finally writing again and exploring his life-long love of 80s pop anthems and French electronic. His favorite technique is putting a lot of percussive energy and rhythm into melodic chords — so songs like Put Me Thru (Sunset Version) have a strong sense of rhythm even when the drums are stripped. Alex writes, produces, and sings in Anderton which means his process is swift, taking only 2-3 weeks from humming a song in the shower to release.
Fun fact: he can't read music. He has literally no idea what notes he's playing or what key his own songs are in.