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53704 US   Feb 2014


Artist Bio

Influences:   here are some things currently in heavy rotation: Big Thief, the Byrds, Joni Mitchell, Jeff Buckley, Sharon Van Etten, Laura Stevenson, Yo La Tengo, Courtney Barnett, Okkervil River

"the perfect is the enemy of the good"

This is my eighth year doing this, and I had to count on my fingers to confirm because my brain was firmly convinced we’re still in 2020 (yikes!)

Check out some previous FAWM songs (and others) done up proper at my band Gentle Brontosaurus's site here:
@ndavies = keys, pocket trumpet, vox.
me = keys, guitar, vox.

Also check out Vowl Sounds, collabs with @vomvorton, also made possible via FAWM: facebook.com/vowlsoundsmusic

We released our first official album last April! Check it out here:

other musics from the past you could also listen to: tldrband.com (surf-tinged indie rock; I sang), www.facebook.com/RedTapeDiaries (math-tinged power pop; I played keys). miscellaneousowl.bandcamp.com contains the detritus of FAWMs past.

I bought a Vox Starstream modeling guitar a bit prior to last year's FAWM. I still haven't used all the settings (27 of them plus the default passive humbucker pickups!) on recordings yet. This year I'll see how many I manage to make it through... maybe all of them?! Setting up a checklist for myself below: (https://voxamps.com/product/starstream-type-1/)
1. Sustainer
2. Synth
3. Synth bass
4. Sitar
5. Banjo
6. Resonator
7. Acoustic 1 - neck--DONE (Waving to the Cosmos)
8. Acoustic 1 - middle
9. Acoustic 1 - bridge
10. Acoustic 2 - neck
11. Acoustic 2 - middle
12. Acoustic 2 - bridge
13. 12-string - neck--DONE (Charles E. Cheese)
14. 12-string - middle
15. 12-string - bridge
16. Modern - neck
17. Modern - middle
18. Modern - bridge
19. Humbucker - neck
20. Humbucker - middle--DONE (You Must Have Been Dancing)
21. Humbucker - bridge
22. Between - neck
23. Between - middle
24. Between - bridge
25. Single coil - neck
26. Single coil - middle
27. Single coil - bridge
28. Passive humbuckers--DONE
pronouns: she/her

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  • @coolparadiso  12 hours

    Looking forward to some more top songs!

  • @johncrossman  1 day

    Owlsongs make me giddy,
    Owlsongs make me blue.
    Hope to hear some new Owltunes in 2022!

  • @zecoop  1 day

    Welcome back, my wonderfully talented friend!! Yay FAWM!!

  • @balancelost  1 day

    Chat - no
    Songs -yes

  • @doeeyes  2 days

    Hey hello HH, I'm so not ready for this!

  • @sailingmagpie  4 days

    (Insert witty comment here)

  • @adforperu  4 days

    Oh, hello there HH

  • @w1n  4 days

    Hi, hope you’ll have a great FAWM
    Looking forward to hearing new tunes from you

  • @balancelost  4 days

    Can't wait for the howled vowels that will come from owl's bowels