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E Five

Listen to 'E Five'

The song was born of a guitar riff.  The main driving riff of the song was something that happened during a practice session.  It was a sound that I really liked just for the qualities of…

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A Band of Silver

Listen to 'A Band of Silver'

Sometimes when you are feeling overwhelmed by the worst aspects of humanity, something occurs that reminds you that not all is lost. One of the less admirable qualities that humanity displays is materialism.  Admiring…

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Nearing Completion

I'm very happy to be close to wrapping up the recording project for the latest album.  It should all be done a week after this post.  There will be some more time devoted to getting the administrative work done for…

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Over a month and all is well

Over a month and all is well......I wrote this post around early to mid-May, but forgot to post it.  So here's a bit of time travel for my thoughts about the album project.....

 

The previous post was about two weeks…

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In to 2020: Project Day Unknown

Once again life took over my plans and last year's recording project had to be put on hold while personal things were taken care of and the full time job got its share of my life.  My website service was…

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Project Day 5 to 12

I got behind on the blogging with the activity of the holidays and the excitement of everything including the album project.  Spending an hour or two here and there helps to make progress.  Each take of "Winter Solstice" showed improvements…

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Project Day 3 and 4

On December 14 and 15 I spent a few hours each day on the album.  The instrumental Winter Solstice is coming along.  The performances I've recorded are not quite there, so it's more takes to try and get it right…

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Project Day 2

Today's short session was about 2 to 3 hours.  I focused on trying to finish Winter Solstice.  The performances get better every few times I try it, but there's still a ways to go before I have finished.  I'm hoping…

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Project Day 1

The launch of my next big music project was on December 12.  I had reached that point where something felt right - I had some free time on my calendar, I made progress on some important songs, and I had…

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