A very short and simple ode to my dog who I love. [more inside]
A short song about the positive and then the negative male relationships in my life. Features classical guitar, reverbed out bowed banjo, auto-tuning, synth, french doors slamming. This is the latest in a string of versions of this song, having trouble finishing it. [more inside]
I don't think it meets the bar MajorDundee set, but I gave it a shot. Adapted the words from Belladonna. Learned a lot! [more inside]
Had a riff, needed to use it. [more inside]
Simple guitar and vocals track. The Ballad of Jackson and Bonnie.
First time I tried to 'write' a song. It's just a silly jokey nerdy number with a few fluffed lines and a sub par singer. At least I didn't go with the rap idea I originally had... and yet some of it still lingers for some reason. Anyway, just a bit of fun, I hope some of you enjoy it.
On a glorious Sunday morning I took my guitar down to a grassy patch beside the sea, and proceeded to write and record this song. There's a bit of wind, and birds singing along in the background - but it all adds to the charm. [more inside]
Another cover. I'm really sorry about the clipping at the end! [more inside]
Band: The Next Hundred Years Album: Troppo [more inside]
Casio keyboard, circuitbent Speak&Spell, guitar and chorus pedal.
I've been kicking around the idea doing a cover of this song for years now. Finally, I'm getting around to laying down sketches. [more inside]
I made a Rock and Roll. I like Rock and Roll. [more inside]
A driving four-on-the-floor guitar song recorded by my band Boeufcake. [more inside]
Short instrumental with multi-tracked acoustic guitar. I apologize for how quiet and fuzzy the recording is. This is my first upload on MetaFilter but I have other stuff posted under the same username on Youtube if you care to listen to anything else. Thanks!
Best Friends Forever - we always will be. Best Friends Forever. Just you and me.... Written and performed by Julian Mount (aka: JtJ)
For Valentine's Day, 2012, a ragtime arrangement of two unlikely bedfellows: Lady Gaga's Bad Romance and the 1817 JC Lowry tune Pisgah (58 in The Sacred Harp). [more inside]
A moody one... [more inside]
A little improv song, testing out some of my new gear. Vaguely inspired by Bill Withers. [more inside]
Cover of the oft-covered song by the un-coverable Daniel Johnston. Main track recorded in my dorm bathroom in the winter of 2009 by drumming a banjolele with a pencil.
Dave van Ronk cover
Made famous by The Andrews Sisters in 1949, here I use a beautifully understated jazz guitar version by Pizzarelli and Vignola as backing. It's been a long while since I recorded something to post, so I hope you enjoy it!
It's been five years since my last attempt at arranging Auld Lang Syne. I thought I might try to start a small fire under it this year. [more inside]
Instrumental. We used electric and nylon guitars, glockenspiel, electric bass, and a drum set [played by 2 guitarists, so don't judge]. Criticism [aside from the drums] welcome. [more inside]
This is the lead-off track from The Flood, the new album by Steve Goldberg and the Arch Enemies, released today. [more inside]
So closes another chapter of the Gyrophonic discography. We end Step Outside with two tracks, which elide into each other. The second track begins around the 4'20" mark. [more inside]
Imagine how frightening it would be to awaken on a strange, distant planet. With no pants. [more inside]
An annoying little new wave ditty [more inside]
A little tune about some teenage girls I know who could easily kick my ass. I've been working on a session of drum tracks I had my brother do before going into the peace corp for two years, and this is the first song nearing completion. Still getting used to working with real drum tracks. Any pointers and criticism would be great! [more inside]
Another improvised electro-acoustic/glitch tune.
Next song in a series of electronic pieces with sampled acoustic instruments.
Folky electronic music.
Another acoustic guitar thing. [more inside]
A ragtime arrangement of one of the most ear-wormy, riffiest songs I know. [more inside]
This instrumental track was originally named "Em wrong" because it came out of absentmindedly playing my guitar while watching tv and accidentally strumming an E minor chord incorrectly on the 3rd fret. The resulting song has an uneasy, mysterious vibe. [more inside]
Snazzy tune by my buddy Pat with a baddass, rocket-ship-style ending. Looking for feedback on the mix, as I'm using a new DAW. Thanks. [more inside]
Another quick rendition of a traditional tune on the banjo.
A quick rendition of the traditional tune on an Enoch banjo with a touch of guitar.
A riffy instrumental I recorded a long time ago on a cassette 4-track.
An incomplete mix of a song I'm working on about a bear who joined the Polish Army (the subject should sound familiar). [more inside]
"July" is the promo single from the upcoming Steve Goldberg and the Arch Enemies EP. "July" is the feel-good song of the month, if not the century. "July" is a tale of love, summertime, and ephemeral youth, told in the timeless language of pop music. [more inside]
Here's a sparse, new version of one of the first songs I uploaded here, The Long Trail. [more inside]
An attempted Hendrix-style wedding song for a friend. [more inside]
A lovely string quintet (of sorts), and the second track from the 2011.06.09 session, with our friend and guest performer, Luke Furman. [more inside]
Getting back into the flow of some bedroom recording on a Sunday.
Just what the world needs: another cover of a hit pop song by a white guy with his guitar. [more inside]
A little rough, a little raw. Just a little old-time blues instrumental.
I seem unable to cover songs (even those I hate) without making them sound completely earnest.
Short little thing, decent guitars and frustrating digital drums. [more inside]
Minimalist guitar piece. All one guitar. Imagine a tractor factory at night
Shorter, sweeter mix of this responding to some of the suggestions on the last one. Lost the first intro, cleaned up the drums, changed the harmonies slightly, brought up the melody guitars, and dropped in a blazing little guitar solo, even if I do say so myself! It's under three minutes now -- give it a listen! Now just have to figure out the B-side...