A thanksgiving experiment, which turned out quite nicely, I think. [more inside]
And as the three wise men approached Betlehem, [more inside]
Q: What scares you? A: Freddy Kruger [more inside]
it's like mr the toad - or mr the trump - or a mini me version of the child they would have [more inside]
Cover of the Beach Boys song. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everybody. [more inside]
I recorded this song on an airplane in flight by typing in 2016. [more inside]
no, it's not fair, is it? [more inside]
i hang up on survey takers [more inside]
del shannon went to my high school 12 years before i did - also hundreds of crows were run over by a train last year in my old hometown and no one understands why the crows let that happen - this is not homer simpson's springfield, it's stranger than that ... [more inside]
It turns out that once you start making honkcore tracks, it's hard to stop. [more inside]
history 101 [more inside]
It's about the prez-elect, had to make a quick mumble-rap-hop / norah-jones-ish / slow jam thing about it to keep my head up
song 6 of birdie - whatever this is about, it's not good [more inside]
those boxes they lead lives you don't know about. [more inside]
it's about a bird [more inside]
A song about love
Based on the John Maus version of Molly Nilsson's original.
[Cover] Sentimental and simple, but a good reminder of what matters. [more inside]
cause i'm in trouble here ... [more inside]
My home is cold right now
song 3 of birdie [more inside]
A lovely little early fingerstyle composition for the banjo by Frank B. Converse, from his 1865 New and Complete Method for the Banjo With or Without a Master.
Work in progress, a classic fiddle rag with some new old time fun. Words and arrangement by Mr. Corwin Bolt, played by the Wingnuts. [more inside]
A song about alternative histories and intangible futures.
a lament about work [more inside]
For a storytelling project, I made six variations of a three note motif, to represent the personalities of six different characters. Each little theme is less than ten seconds long, so even when I put all six of them together it adds up to less than 60 seconds. I hope to post the whole project someday, but at least this version counts for the November Music Challenge!
first song of new album birdie [more inside]
For this month's 60-second-or-under challenge. [more inside]
A jazzy/funky/noisy/weird tune written for the 60 second challenge. Just sort of stops instead of ending. [more inside]
chord sesh II
Fun with drones and LFOs. Could probably pass as an Enigma tribute, thus the name.
In the past couple of weeks, I found myself going back to a piece that I'd started working on a few years ago -- probably because it's in a slower triple meter that's somewhat calming for me. This is a condensed one-minute version, featuring piano and guitar, for the 60 Seconds and Under #2 MeFi Music Challenge. [more inside]
My entry for the November Challenge. It is not new, but it has been waiting for this challenge to finally have an appropriate home. [more inside]
Who is more foolish, the fool who requests a honkcore version of "Sir Duke," or the fool who fills the request? [more inside]
A wrote a little pep talk, for myself and for anyone else who needs one, as we wade through the fuckedness of all this. Catchy and short and angry and upbeat and exactly a minute long. [more inside]
Short acoustic number. Background light rail. [more inside]
Here's my submission (finally) for the assignment I got for the Great Raffle Request Challenge a few years back. The request: "Record a song (cover or original) on an instrument you don't really know how to play." This one's for Secretariat! [more inside]
Please, shake your booty for 60 seconds