Happy Valentine's Day! I wanted to make a romantic song built from decidedly un-romantic sounds and images. I mined a lot of half-finished darker, sadder songs that hadn't gone anywhere and assembled a mini-library of static, buzzes, and odd percussion. I did the same with old sad, political or angry poems for the lyrics. [more inside]
A quick and dirty arrangement for Valentine's Day. [more inside]
A first draft of a Valentine's Day gift for my wife. Posted now in case anyone has any brilliant improvement suggestions before then... [more inside]
This one boiled up from some really honest depths. No matter where I look in my future, there's a radiating presence that my love only knows as one person. Happy Valentine's Day, My Lady Rose. [more inside]
bittersweet sturm und drang [more inside]
Thanks to two class cancellations due to ice storms in the Capital, I was able to arrange and record this Valentine's day treat. Imagine Huey Lewis, baritone, with a banjo.