Due to circumstances almost entirely beyond my control, I recently became responsible for a wonderful young dog named Orsa. This song is written from her perspective. [more inside]
The world is a crazy place right now so here's a new wave song about GOLF! [more inside]
The first of a new series of ditties titled "Realtors of the World," based on real estate agents' names that managed to worm their way into our heads.
First song written and recorded since I moved to Napa. Spooky grungy punk that maybe doesn't reflect my sunny new locale. Written about my drummer's frustration with dating, online and otherwise. Lyrics in fold. [more inside]
Dagga Punisment (yours truly) featuring text and voice by my wife, Nadine. [more inside]
last song of the album - kind of seems to be about my life right now ... [more inside]
Some goofy synthwave that I found lying around the old project bin.
next to last song [more inside]
Havin a play on the Korg Monologue Featuring the Roland JX-8P on chords
This piano part and vocal melody have been rattling around in my brain for a while--finally wrote some lyrics and fleshed it out a bit.
... [more inside]
i guess it's about getting old...
Not a cover of the Faith No More song. Oh no. [more inside]
or the song of this summer [more inside]
At this point I just need to acknowledge that childish major-key jams with samba feet are my home genre. [more inside]
Warm, mellow vocals, guitar, fiddle. My first post!
downtown, no finer place for sure downtown, everything's waiting for you [more inside]
under heavy manners [more inside]
perhaps no future was the optimist view [more inside]
Just some piano.
A synthy jam about the magic of summer, youth and minivans.
new album is called no rain - this song's about someone who's not winning [more inside]
Next time I see you, it's on me.
This gloomy synth jam was made on an airplane and finished late at night in my parents' home during an emotionally complicated visit. [more inside]
A little finger style Elvis Medley. As slow as I could manage.
a rough recording of a song i wrote the other day. inspired by a number of travelers i befriended while bumming around BC. [more inside]
A seasonally-appropriate fiddle tune, with solo fiddle triple-tracked but otherwise unprocessed. The fiddle is in DDAD tuning, which I like a lot. [more inside]
My challenge entry, inspired by the many, many threads on the blue that have helped to educate me, and give me the words to talk about my own experiences, and the courage to stand up with people who have less privilege than me. [more inside]
Re-Recording of a song I wrote some 20 years ago. Happy Sad Spacey Dream Pop.
...could not explain his nudity. [more inside]
A song written for my 4 month old daughter. [more inside]
Lorena is a song from the Civil War era written by Joseph Philbrick Webster. [more inside]
A short instrumental piece (featuring synth) in which I basically have fun building from a loop. This is my entry for the MeFi Music challenge to submit music inspired by a MeFi post (I Saw This Thing On The Blue And...). Credit actually goes to three MetaFilter-related posts from last month: two MeFi posts by not_on_display and one MeFi Music post by ignignokt; they inspired me to create electronic music again after a decade+ hiatus. [more inside]
I'm happy to present my collaboration with not_on_display: this is our version of a neat little tune that was included in The American Songbag (a 1927 folk song collection by Carl Sandburg); the song there was itself derived from a late 19th-century song by William S. Hays. [more inside]
This is my take on a song by one of the hosts of [dopey podcast](http://dopeypodcast.com), the one they close out every episode with. Came out kinda like a ska tune somehow. Got my daughters doing a little background vox.
Recent Songfight battle; a lipogram: the lyrics can't contain any letter "A." I was eliminated.
A Ramonesy take on a recent Rolling Stones song
A (very) quick upbeat pop song featuring my baritone acoustic guitar and heaps of songwriting cliches. [more inside]
Some more punk rock from Spent - Anchors aweigh, pick up and go, anchors aweigh!