8 posts tagged with mefimusicchallenge by AppleSeed.
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You Can't Keep A Good Girl Down

Pop protest song for the current Music Challenge. [more inside]
posted by AppleSeed on Jun 1, 2016 - 3 comments

Coventry Carol - strings

This medieval English carol is certainly not cheerily optimistic-sounding, but might not quite qualify as pessimistic. "Somber" is better - a mood rarely evoked for Christmas. [more inside]
posted by AppleSeed on Dec 18, 2015 - 1 comment

So-so Sonata

Instrumental piano piece. [more inside]
posted by AppleSeed on Sep 22, 2014 - 3 comments

Wrong Way

My keyboard comes with the typical drum patch. And layering. The two are not intended to be used together. This mercifully short (under 2 min) sketch shows what happens when you go down that one way street the Wrong Way... [more inside]
posted by AppleSeed on Feb 24, 2009 - 2 comments

Ugly Monster

Inspired by those grotesque masks. [more inside]
posted by AppleSeed on Oct 24, 2008 - 2 comments

Anthem For An Ant Colony

In 1987, I wrote this cornball song from the POV of a proud and friendly ant, but never recorded it until now. [more inside]
posted by AppleSeed on Aug 19, 2008 - 3 comments

Heist Scene

An old favorite genre of film, and part of every good spy flick, is the Heist, the soundtrack to which always goes like this. This scene from our "movie for the ears" music challenge is described inside. [more inside]
posted by AppleSeed on Jul 24, 2008 - 4 comments

The Worst Decision

Laid-back, blues-inspired pop song for the June '08 lyric challenge. The phrase "life is all about conflicting desires" did not sink in initially. But on further reflection, I understood how this is true. Such conflict can lead to inertia or abdication of choice, resulting in disappointment. I did all the parts on this track: vox, keyboard, drum programming, and electric bass. I'm happy with the music, but the mix needs work. Dedicated to Jessamyn, of course (for what became the bridge). Lyrics inside. [more inside]
posted by AppleSeed on Jun 22, 2008 - 2 comments

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