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Asleep at the Knife

Turns out my version of the serenity prayer involves a lot more quantum sci-fi and psycho-killer imagery. Been working on this for a good while, trying to figure out how to program drums for a slow 6/8 time. Pretty happy with how it finally came together, but I'd love some pointers. Still worried it's a bit too saturated, but that's kinda my MO. Lyrics in the fold. [more inside]
posted by es_de_bah on Oct 16, 2017 - 1 comment

Fisherian Runaway (poison frog song)

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]
posted by es_de_bah on Aug 15, 2017 - 2 comments

Halle Hula - live from Hāpuna Beach

Sat down yesterday with my new uke, at a beach on the west cost of the Big Island, to revisit my Cohen/Elvis parody from several years ago.
posted by cortex on Sep 22, 2016 - 4 comments

I Love The Sun

ColdChef's daughter Georgia wrote a great poem about the sun. I am learning the ukulele but am not particularly creative. I took her poem and set it to my version of music. It's the first song I ever recorded. Thanks ColdChef and Georgia! More details. [more inside]
posted by jessamyn on Feb 25, 2012 - 9 comments

More Than Anything

Experimenting with layering chords together in this short folky uke/guitar song. Also hoping the vocals blend well with the feel of this one. [more inside]
posted by tunewell on Jan 3, 2012 - 1 comment

flyball's lament (the verbose version)

this is a take on 'Flyball's Lament' by the Great Big Mulp, which was also covered by ORthey... I made up some additional lyrics about space hazards some time last year, and I've been playing it at parties and whatnot - basically whenever people talk me into playing in front of a crowd. [more inside]
posted by kaibutsu on May 7, 2011 - 4 comments

Uke Song (Contemplating the Inevitable Return of the Tonawanda Kardex In Glory)

A little song on ukulele and a few other instruments. This was recorded last night in one take per track, improvised around a basic chord structure. [more inside]
posted by The World Famous on Oct 28, 2010 - 4 comments

Far

Another uke-y croon, mellow and heartfelt. [more inside]
posted by tunewell on Oct 18, 2010 - 6 comments

Whatever You Give (I'll Take from You)

I always know the tricks you play, but I still get taken. Another poppy (and slightly ominous) uke tune. Hope you like it! [more inside]
posted by tunewell on Sep 13, 2010 - 6 comments

Have You Seen Me?

On the subject of insomnia in a foreign country. [more inside]
posted by kaibutsu on Jun 9, 2010 - 3 comments

little e

I gathered up my son's toys and made a song with them. [more inside]
posted by umbú on Dec 29, 2009 - 13 comments

Gralbor

A sketch of a song - trying out a new recording setup (Maschine + Live) [more inside]
posted by soplerfo on Oct 13, 2009 - 6 comments

Hillbillujah

This is the soundtrack to a movie about Leonard Cohen going on a rafting trip in rural Appalachia. [more inside]
posted by cortex on Jun 18, 2009 - 15 comments

Halle Hula

When Elvis Met Leonard. Nothing but uke, vox, and questionable taste. [more inside]
posted by cortex on Jun 17, 2009 - 45 comments

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