I really love JJ Cale - I'd like to think he would have enjoyed this quick song I wrote about our home in southern California, fate and love. [more inside]
Def Leppard's deathless anthem, reimagined as a power chord étude for the accordion. [more inside]
If synthesizers were around, would Peter Illich Tchaikowsky have used one? [more inside]
another new instrumental - rather longish - thus concludes ep1 - bullray
first of 3 instrumentals i came up with in the last few weeks
A pop song about a POW being subjected to sleep experiments in a subterranean Arctic research cell. Solo home demo for an album coming in 2016. [more inside]
Satire. [more inside]
decided to take a little different approach and do EPs for awhile - instrumental stuff - this is a tracker tune i did in 2002 with some extra processing
Short piano solo: Snow falls on the prairie.
A song about the winter weather or lack thereof, the defining El Niño of my childhood, family troubles, a metaphor about my lack of perspective, and an impression of a musical sheep. [more inside]
Inspired by the Adam Curtis documentary, recorded with a variety of gear and 'mastered' using LANDR.
An elegiac and somewhat wistful acoustic guitar instrumental [more inside]
soundtrack for muted hippo vids on youtube
Sometimes you just get the urge to create a fake jingle for the chocolate milk you and your friends were weirdly devoted to in high school. [more inside]
A traditional fiddle tune, recorded live at the Rainspout festival in Yachats, OR, November 2015. [more inside]
Chanting has long been a tradition within world cultures - nearly everywhere you go in one form or another. When chanting takes the form of vocals with lilts, overlaps, intersections and emotion, it can be particularly powerful. That is what 'Winter Tale' seeks to embody. Enjoy.
Just a snippet - haven't posted in a while so I thought I would throw something on to help me get the ball rolling again. Also my 100th MeMu post! Thanks to everyone on here for what continues to be a richly rewarding community to be part of. Here's to another hundred wacky tracks! #LetsGetSilly
Super-straightforward take on Brad Sucks's classic song Dirtbag. [more inside]
Taken from 'Reasons To - SMLE'
It came up in MetaTalk that I never actually posted to Music the theme we used for years and years for the monthly Best of the Web podcast, so, here it is! All 0.2 minutes of it. [more inside]
My new Abba meets Ace Of Base (?) sad-in-a-nightclub song.
Just finished writing a new song :) I was trying an experiment using to convey a good part of the emotion in it. Oh also, playing with a new tuning I found while trying to learn a Nick Drake song. CGCGCG I like it but I'll have to play with it more.
Manouche acoustic guitar, 4/4 club backbeat and quick story of opposites attracting. [more inside]
Zombie Hymn. Tune arranged from Abraham Wood, 1789; words by Joseph Hart, 1762. [more inside]
For Halloween, here's me dressing up at Elvis Costello cosplaying as Weezer doing a few bars of "Pink Triangle." Trick or Treat!
Happy Halloween! [more inside]
Kᕮᕮᑭ ᖴIT & ᕼᗩᐯᕮ ᖴᑌᑎ
A cover of Lou Reed's Waves Of Fear, with a coda of Beginning To See The Light by the Velvet Underground.
Hector Barbarossa joins your local metal detectorist club. It's not going to end well, is it....
Piano, strings, and electronics on a journey across a strange, wide landscape. [more inside]
I am aiming for "grand, yet subdued". I see all sorts of magnificent people and dignified creatures parading slowly by. [more inside]
A quick little pop song about the early days of falling in love. [more inside]
A re-do of a Pink Floyd medley thing I posted a few months ago -- we got better at playing it and added a bit at the end. [more inside]
I hope remixes are ok here...I purposely used a minimal amount of the original song. It's an experimental remix of White Lies by ODESZA.
daydream believer no longer - the 8th and last song of sisterbell [more inside]
i don't know what this is about [more inside]
One of the first compositions I wrote when I bought a guitar looper, recorded in my friend's apartment last June. Anxiety, illness, helplessness.