Influences: Mostly things that start with 'P' or 'M'. Pink Floyd, Mountain Goats, Monks of Doom, Pere Ubu, My Bloody Valentine, Phish, Metallica, Parliament, Morphine, The Pogues, My Morning Jacket, The Pixies, Iggy Pop... they're just some really good letters I guess.
My second year at FAWM. Last year, I squeaked over the finish line with song 14 on the 28th.
This year has been a bit different. I was pretty excited to jump in, and knowing the ropes (and the joys of challenges and skirmishing) resulted in 11 songs in the first week (!!!) That pace couldn't continue, I managed 2 in the following four days and only 1 in the four after that. But... 11+2+1=14! Woot!
|#1||Start it off Right||
|#2||The Son of Swords||
|#3||While the Creases Unfold||
|#4||The Temptation of St Anthony||
|#8||Time to Go||
|#9||Meet me at the Swings||
|#11||Found on the Road||
|#14||What You Do||
|#15||You're Cracked, I'm Shattered @freshbeast||
|#16||The Little Gods||
Thank you for your thoughtful comments on "Come Play With Me". It wasn't an easy song to write and not easy for a lot of people to comment on, so your thoughts mean a lot to me. I will be reviewing them all as I revisit the song and develop it further. I truly appreciate your time and support again, Mike.
I'm catching up on long overdue thank you notes for having stopped to consider my skirmish song Movin' Away. I really appreciate everyone's thoughts and support and as I rework some of my songs, will keep your comments in mind.
Thanks for commenting on my song Ten Minutes to Midnight. Hope to see you next year on FAWM. I only got about eight lyrics written as I'm swamped with work, so hope to do the music later. This is my 5th FAWM and it always gets my creative muse started. You've got some unique songs posted.
Thanks for your positive thoughts on my song. I really appreciate it!
Thanks for the kind words on Palladium... as much as acapella is a big part of what I do usually I've been feeling very stuck that way so it felt good to try this, even with morning voice and all.
that's very sweet your comments on 'I wonder' i always forget about that vibrato...glad it worked for you!
Thank you for sharing your writing process with me, Mike!
Loved your mix of dirty and clean guitars on "Found the Road." YOU've been kind of killing it. I need to do some catch-up this week. Big love my brother.
Thank you for your kind words in "The Devil's Playground"!
thankyou for your feedback on 'playground' glad the images resonated. amazing what can happen at 7am!!
Hi thanks for your kind words on March of the Tides - glad it wasn't what you were expecting!
Thanks for the comment. Yeah, you're right maybe it was pretty metal. Though not quite Slayer territory... 😀
But do you like froze guitar? Thanks for stopping by and commenting on Obi Juan Kenobi
oh hey! i'm playing on my korg microkey (midi keyboard) into ableton w/ keyscape & the korg gadget plugins
HI MikeHex, waving at you from over my way. Just looked up the zip and you are in Southborough. I'll be dropping in on you.
Thanks for the comment on my latest song!
yup i am sure you are right on the Vox it is a new plug and i was taking it to the extreme! probably will drop it back for the final but hey it helped on the trumpet so that was a cool find!
Thanks for the feedback Mike. Happy FAWMing 2021.
Okay okay I’m doin it!
Shoot me a line if you are participating Feb 2021. Would love to listen to your fresh music!