Influences: romantic interest, life in general, depressive & manic emotions
I'm currently revising my ten year old poems/prose that needs editing; on second life during writing times, workshops & open mic's. It took me ten years to be able to finally edit good. Someone suggested for me to do this. So here I am.
I'm an all around creative person whose graduated with a BFA degree & MFA degree. I also got turned into a POET. Looking forward to collaborating if possible, and seeing what FAWM brings forth.
My Mother always played piano. My Grandfather was a one man band & more. I have an ear.
"You don't have to be great to start but you have to start to be great!" -Zig Ziglar
*Also have three amazing boys.
|#1||love the moment @nuitarie||
|#2||We Are Called POLY @jazzgulag||
|#3||I know this now @nahlej381||
|#4||This must be it. @dzdandcunfsd||
|#5||High on gravity @pitt||
|#6||Newfound Ground-Breaking Love Approaching. @speed0doyle||
|#7||You'll turn into a Vegan @tootoobee||
|#8||Love the moment (French version) @nuitarie||
|#10||Continuing to Live||
|#11||GIVE IT NOW (let me taste that equal respect)||
|#12||Blow my mind, Baby @siebass||
|#13||Worryin' Worryin' @nahlej381||
|#15||Be my Milky Way @nahlej381||
|#17||Blow my mind @siebass||
Asking a "singer" to sing a song without a demo or Notation to follow could be like asking a "handyman" to build a house from a Photo, without blueprints; they just may not know how to do it. Then, a "builder" comes along and explains it, and no one knows what they're talking about. 😀 hahhh.
Nonetheless, - does not mean one should not give that a try 😀 go for it, see what happens. That's what sandcastles are for 😀 How "wrong" could it be. Moreover, it could lead to something unrelated, but better.
Ever teach a person, child how to mix roygbiv? And they get what? What I tell them, that's their "black", and the one time I'll say never, - never use tube black, use that. So you back them off and have them mix two at a time, then three, and then they know. Try to explain it? Never works, - do; does. Most art may be that way. Music being four dimentional in real time, possibly more so 😉
Sure, I can turn on the download on Soundcloud so you can have it too
Okay, finally finished; I hope you enjoy it!
Oh you should! Thanks for the comment!
Thanks again. See you at 5090!
thanks for the 3 visits earlier and your honest input. Much appreciated. I look forward to your thoughts on the remaining 4. I'm here to go the 6 songs of yours, I hope uninterupted. Let's see....
Thank you so much for taking the time to check out my skirmish song "I Can't Wait". I save my archive and review and consider all comments as I'm going back over my fawm songs. Many thanks to you apolez!
Thanks for listening to my Christmas song!
Yeah, that 10,000 number is just another way of expressing what your mother used to say after purchasing an band instrument for you, "You need to practice every day! Every day! For at least a half hour. If you don't you'll never be able to play the Electro Who-Cardio Floox!"
I'm sorry, I just saw your message today for the last-minute collab, I was deep in sleep ^^
We'll try again next year? 😁
Oooh hey i'm sorry i didn't see your note! Sadly I gotta go to bed pretty soon here, so I don't think I'll be able to get another one in before fawm ends... but feel free to reach out if you need any vocals on that poly one! 😀
Or DFWU is dope too!
I kinda like LOLZIDK
What’s our band name gonna be?
Hi. I'm really sorry, but I'm not going to have time for any more collaborations this year, and my March is going to be crazy busy with work. Thanks for thinking of me, though.
Hey not sure if I’ll get milky way done before the deadline but I’ll try and get it ASAP
Hit me up if you ever wanna work on something!
Hi there ! I am afraid that I can't sing - only very out of tune and very very badly. I'm not singing in any of my FAWM songs, apart from the Dragondreams House Party one, where I sing for about 3 seconds (It's raining men lol) on a carphone as a joke !!
i've been trying to find a melody i like with that voyager track, not having any luck as of yet. i keep bursting into fits of pink floyd. lol, i'll keep at it but i may fail...just to let you know lol
Hey thanks for listening to What’s Stopping Us and for offering to work on lyrics, really appreciate it! A fellow FAWMer actually just sent me some rap lyrics tonight so I think we are good to go for now. But definitely open to future collabs!
Ya I’ll happily give it a go. The lyrics are awesome!
update: im sorry but i may not in fact be able to pull together an instrumental for this if we're trying to finish everything by the end of the month. if you want to finish the project regardless of time constraints i'm still down, but realistically i don't think i can get a recording done in time to have the singers work out their parts over it. lmk if you want to keep working on this past the end of the month, otherwise thank you and sorry i wasn't able to be of more help.
i can try. you said you were going for something punk, if i recall correctly?
just trying to pull my last song together, i'll try and help as much as i can though!
also i'm not comfortable doing vocals, can do everything else.
I like your interpretation on my song. It's an interesting way of looking at it. Thanks for commenting
Thanks for kind words.
I heard the outcome of Mmmm! Love it.
thanks for commenting on "heartbeats" ..yes the yang to the yin!
Thanks for busting our Song! 😀 ..thing?
@apolez3 Thank you for the comment on As You Walk Away. As for the collab, I'd be willing to give it a shot, but I'm not sure if I'd make it before the end of Feb (I'd certainly try). If that is ok if it might not get finished until March, I could give it a go. Was there a particular genre you were thinking about for the song, Blow my mind, Baby? I'm very comfortable in rock, but certainly open to other stuff (as evidenced by that electro-pop song). I think I might here an LMFAO-ish beach pop something or other that could go with those lyrics, but I'm not sure what you had in mind. Let me know! Thanks,
I normally only sing when I collaborate with my dad, but I can send you the music if you’d like to find someone to sing your lyrics. (You could mark it as a collaboration with them) I will go check them out. I would love to hear what you come up with!
Ah! Suicide squirrels definitely puts a different spin on it. Like tiny fearless punks. Hmm... I see tiny squirrel punks as being more folk punk than classic punk. I don't know if that's what you were thinking of, but it definitely helps me see a genre for the fake band. Thanks!
Also, that was a great story. If you can't find the existing poem, you should write a new song about it. 😉
And congratulations on hitting 14!
Hi I’m sorry for not replying sooner. I’ve basically had to take a mid-FAWM break due to outside commitments, and as such I’m not sure I’d have the time of the headspace to commit to something like that. I do hope you manage to get it recorded elsewhere though
No worries if it takes a while...
Thanks. I had chipmunk vocaled those longer ones to fit into rougly 10s and spent a ton of time on those(well relatively for fawm, an hour or so) and those are the ones I couldn't find......They might still be floating around on the hardrive somewhere just poorly labeled 😁
Thanks for letting work on your song! I was falling asleep at the wheel a lil bit...idk why it’s hard using someone else’s lyrics but it was a super fun exercise!
thx for your comments and the one on something is very high praise thx
Forgive me for being pretentious but I’ll sketch something out tonight! Lol thanks for thinkin of me for it. Putting on a fresh pot of coffee now, if you add me as a collaborator I’ll upload it tonight
Thank you for the listen ❤
Thanks for listening and saying nice things! I appreciate it!
Thank you for the kind words on "Mythical" parts of the one came out better than thought.
No worries! Easy mistake to make, just would get out of hand if everyone started doing it, so we keep pretty strict on that one.
Even speaking as a punk first time around I don't think punk is in my gift now. Interesting ideas though.
Yes, thank you for that; it's a headphone mix for sure and everything was close in the mix. I was concerned, as fast as I did it, if got to separated would sound like two different tracks, playing at the same time, instead of one. What's interesting, well, to me 😀 , is when I listen to an older album mixes on my head phones, (and, not a head phone mix at all, and for studio monitors to boot) it is sometimes hysterical to hear it that way.
That's really cool of you to say.
Still, I'll have to let it go to someone else. I'm having a weird FAWM...feeling overwhelmed. So many songs to listen to, so many comments to write, so many forum posts to respond to. And that's not even to mention all the music that I still have to make. Someone else just asked me about doing something on their song, and I'm really thinking about passing on that, too. Just not...here all the way, you know?
But thanks again for thinking I can do stuff lol
But yeah put a request out there in a forum or something, and someone will snatch it up.
Thanks for your kind comment on Dreaming of Dystopia! 😀
So, how are you enjoying FAWM so far?
Hi, yes, feel free to update the lyrics. Sorry it didn't come out as well as I had hoped, I was having a day where everything I sang sounded wrong. I still had fun doing it though. X-D
Sorry Nevermind I just read the lyrics and I feel oncomfortabel with singing about being poly, since it’s not the label I go with.
Yes I’d love to sing on the collab!
Ha, the weird thing is, I'm not sure which version I prefer. Both are lovely, like Christine and the Queens (language wise, rather than style wise of course) Lovely stuff and a good message as well
Wow thanks for considering me to do any kind of putting together of anything.
But I definitely am not the person to ask when it comes to the punk genre - never dabbled, no experience!
There's ton of folks here who could do whatever it is you need done, and expertly so, just put it out there and someone will scarf it up real quick, I'm sure!
Link for With You doesn't work for me-- if you're sharing a dropbox file I usually right-click on it and choose "copy public Dropbox link" and then that *should* work.
Regarding the instrument I used on "I think of the future," that's a kalimba. They're affordable and ancient instruments.
it was there i 2 places it is Looking forward!
Aww but doesn't the "sound" of the word "orgasm" count? haha
I read somewhere that people don't get notifications when you tag them in song comments.
Anyway, thanks for stopping by and commenting on my song. Appreciate it!
Hey, thank you very much for the lovely comment on Fallen From You and the shoutout in the forums. It was much appreciated
1st year of FAWM is always a learning curve on the customs of how things are done-- but you're doing great! And 8 so far is AMAZING (I'm one of the hyperprolific songwriters-- I should have warned you. LOL)
Just posted your song on the thread! 😁 It's REALLY good.
New age works!
If you go on edit, there's a dropdown menu under the lyrics called status. There you can change the status from private to public.
Glad to hear that you are open to collaboration. I’m deep into my own bag of undeveloped ideas at this stage but I’m sure the stymies will kick in somewhere between here and 14. When they do I’ll keep you in mind. Cheers!
Thanks for the $20. I'll use it for noble pursuits!
Thanks for the comments and nice to hear you’re digging the “deja vu”. What were the hidden lyrics you were hearing though... I don’t think I left any off the lyrics, unless I’m going mad 😜
Thanks for the kind words about "See!" I've been so focused on songs (Just posted a new one!) that I'm just now getting around to commenting. As for one weird trick . . . here's one . . . I record all song ideas first as music and do a quick recording on my phone. Then I stream it to a wireless speaker when I'm in the shower. Shower is the perfect place to noodle with melodies. Usually a melody will have a phrasing to it that lends itself to syllables. Once you have one strong word or phrase that fits the syllables with the right vowels in the right places for your voice you can generally get a good sense of where the song should go. So with my new one "Till the Final Sashay" It started with the phrase "This. This this is the life. You only get one. I hope you have fun." Whole song flowed from there. Cheers.
Thanks for the tip about the tag on Swedenborg Motel! I'll have to keep an eye out for those challenges.
I'm sorry I have yet to check out any songs, yours or others'. I'll get there soon. I've been focusing on Poem-A-Day and barely got a second song by FAWM Day 4, by making today's sonnet into a song. Whew!
I look forward to seeing, and hearing, what other FAWMers are up to.
Point taken... 😀
‘Man’ can refer to anyone. 😀
LMAO I no longer do critiques. Unless they ask me to do it. I appreciated you leaving me that shout btw and happy FAWMing to you as well!
I've done the first 3 so far last night, I should finish today after many more cups of coffee I'll get started
Thank you so much for your comment on Livin' Online!
👍 Yup! and that's one I hadn't gotten to yet, so even better hahah
it greets you. well is to wished
Thank you so much for your kind words regarding "Pry"!
Yeah, I have a reputation in these parts of writing too many songs 😉
Thank *you* for your comments. I see you're hitting the ground running with FAWM. 5 songs in the first 2 days is amazing!
Thanks so much for your kind comment on “If We Lived on the Moon”!
awesome! I'll get started probably later tonight
Thanks for the listen!
I appreciate the info! and the listen 😁
Welcome to FAWM!
Woo thanks for your comment!! Haha yeah I like the last line cause I thought it would be funny to add as an ablib (adlib?! can never remember which it is aha) cheers! 😁
Thanks for the comment on my song. I appreciate the feedback! 😀
Happy fawming to you too <3
Do reach out when you want to talk about your folk song 😁
Thanks for your patience in listening to Strato-FAWMing...I checked the song links again, but from my work PC, and they are blocked...they work from my personal PC...I will investigate further though.
Good luck with FAWM.
Really appreciate your time for listening to my first track and your thoughtful words on it. ❤️🤘