Influences: PJ Harvey, Sleater-Kinney, Kate Bush, Blondie
FAWM number 12. I like the number 12
I don't need people to thank me for song comments. Go comment on a song instead. Doesn't have to be one of mine, any song.
Well, I made it to a double FAWM, although that's not entirely reflected on my page, due to a couple of multi-participant collaborations. Pretty pleased with that!
|#1||My Soul is Open Wide @valeriecox||
|#2||Firebrand the flower breathing dragon||
|#5||Can You Be Me?||
|#6||Strangers in my house (now with singing) @guatecoop||
|#7||We sent you flowers @expendablefriend||
|#8||List of things @nancyrost||
|#9||Between the Lines (Goddammit Jeremiah - also with orinoco) @expendablefriend||
|#10||Star! (Goddammit Jeremiah - also with expendablefriend and apologies to Bros) @orinoco||
|#11||Tea's Song (from Taco: The Musical) @cowex||
|#13||Back To You @valeriecox||
|#14||Another Good Day @valeriecox||
|#15||Not Like That @valeriecox||
|#16||Free (updated demo 20/2) @valeriecox||
|#17||Too Damn Well @valeriecox||
|#19||Wake Me Up @valeriecox||
|#20||The Awakening @valeriecox||
|#23||Come Sit Down @valeriecox||
|#24||Pinch Me @valeriecox||
|#25||Fight the Beast @valeriecox||
|#26||Invisible Ink @nancyrost||
Watched the video of your set last weekend with Goddammit, great stuff and really enjoyed the energy and (being a bass player) particularly enjoyed the basslines. Do you know what the bass is Helen?
Oh and thanks for all the comments. 😀
It's funny that you said something about writing songs for motivational speakers, because I had the thought a while back to do an album with of inspirational songs. That really interests me.
Thank you checking out some songs.
You're a double FAWMer too. That must make you double awesome.
you said not to say thanks, BUT IM GONNA SAY IT ANYWAY. also SLEATER-KINNEY! wooo!
Thx for your comment on Teflon and super glue
Just took a break from obsessively listening and commenting on songs here to listen to your Extraordinary Girls album. I love it so much and I look forward to hearing the next one!
I'd be a liar if I said I wasn't a little jealous of your band with @valeriecox , it is wonderful you guys really have a great thing musically.
Thanks for the listen, Helen. I did not think anyone would touch that song due to the ridiculous word choices but Eric not only took it on but did an outstanding job and he is now collaborating with me on some other stuff - trans-Wisconsin folk rock I guess!
Ha! Thanks, but I've already beaten you to it. Just as well, given today's house-move developments. No time for luxuries like hair-cuts now!
RE: your comment on Spies - my wife had the same response. Her words, “Well, that was creepy”. 😂
Hello! Just stopping in to let you know that “backroads” has a demo up. Hope you like it.
I haven't, actually! Got proper FAWM-hair going on now. My co-workers are going to start asking awkward questions about "standards" and "effort". Must address.
Hahaha, yeah...I kind of worry that no-one's ever going to believe me again when I say I'm busy....
Yay! I'm so glad you like how I morphed "Can You Be Me" to House of Crumbles. As soon as I read your lines about tiles falling off your roof, Slobbing about on the couch and can you be me...I was off to the races. You fed me gold!!!! Pleasure working with you!
1) not surprised you march to the same beat
2) I saw cblacks comment below... and me too, last year I asked someone why you use the last name Seviltwin on FAWM...
Outstanding! I totally would've fallen for it, by the way.
Heh... I just realised your username is parsed as "Helen's Evil Twin". All this time I'd been reading it as "Helen Seviltwin", thinking that was your last name. (Pronounced Se-vilt-win, naturally.)
Well done, me. 😝
Hey, you. Guess who is back? Is meeee. Miss you!
I'm sure he hated them but was just being polite 😀
As I Said to Jackie, 'll tell you why she was out in the car park, booking an uber to get her away from the crazy band-mates!"
Thank you so much for the comment on "Help Yourself"! Glad you liked it!
Hi Helen - Thanks for comment on "Medusa"- It cuts off at the end because the listener turned to stone! 😀
Hey there! I will listen to what you sent me tonight. Thanks!
Someone voiced interest in "Things pile up" ... if you already started working I would tell them no - but if you haven't I I could tell them yes as you seemed ambivalent. I can wrte others you might like...
Cool 😀 Does that mean you accept the live performance challenge as well? 😁
Thanks, Helen! L
Hi Helen, we've opened up a 4th morph chain, are you still OK with providing a seed song?
Yeah, that sounds like a great idea! Made a doc for us.
I don't think I had that song as downloadable...I will fix that.
Nothing specific at the moment. If you do, let me know, or I'm happy to come up with the starter too.
Hey Hellie, what does your collaboration calendar look like this month?
Thanks for commenting. Is this a new genre, sunday morning Coffee music?
Hey, thanks for the nice comment, and you are more than welcome to song on that one...nobody yet. Mostly people saying that they would, but can't song like that.
Hi Helen and thanks for the comment on my first (of the theme) electric car song.
Thanks for listening to our Creature song!
Thanks for the kind words on "Adrift". I have a hard time with the more light hearted stuff. Glad to see this one worked out.
Hey! Thanks for the comment - the FAWM community feels so surreal to me that I never expected to bump into a friend of a friend! Looking forward to your songs - don't tell Rosie when mine are all dreadful, I couldn't stand the shame 😉
Heeeeelen! Welcome back! I can't wait for you new songs! 😀
Can't wait to hear your creations!
yay for Kate Bush! yay for Helen! yay for FAWM!
"...Yamaha APX 5a ...and an APX 700 II twelve string, ...If the APX 500 III is at all similar, $195 is an absolute steal!
I think the apx5000iii is supposed to be comparable to the older 5a, but the 700 is definitely a leap up in quality (from what I have read). I Should get it just before FAWM and will try it out extensively. I will continue to use my guild for mic recording, but the APX will make plugging in better (I hope).
Hey again Helen! Thanks so much for encouraging me to give singing and a new instrument a try. I've abandoned my violin in favor of an acoustic guitar, so we'll see how this goes. Happy FAWMing 😀
I see you said you had a Yamaha APX model from the guitars under $850 thread. The Yamaha APX500III is on sale today at Musician's Friend for $199. This seems like a hard deal to pass up. I need a good acoustic electric guitar just for playing out. What are your thoughts on this guitar (if you have this one)?
Oh, happy 12th!
12.......12.. wow, looking forward to what you do this year 😀
All is well. I am definitely ready to get on with it! I'm also ready to listen and comment. I hope you do some more raucous rock! I love it when you do the jagged stuff.
Wow and I thought 7 FAWMs was an oldtimer.
That would be ace!
Um, yeah. Let's write a song or something. 😀
Happy FAWMing, Helen!
I need to change that bio - it's a reference to one of my 2016 FAWM songs. Anyway, happy 12! Let's have a chat again before too long. 😀
So you like 12?
Now, go to 14! 😀
I'm smiling. There's a big reason why I'm smiling, too. 😁
FAWM 12...that is all kinds of awesome!
Heya, good friend. You look beautiful in that album cover up there by your name. Good to see you here.
I look forward to hearing your music this year!