pipewrench67 19


Wisconsin US   Jan 2015

Artist Bio

Influences:   Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen, Lee Scratch Perry, King Crimson, Anthony Phillips, Peter Gabriel, King Tubby, Thelonious Monk, Fela Kuti, King Sunny Ade, Tangerine Dream, Charles Mingus,Leadbelly, Terry Riley.

2019 (Hey it's the year of the pig)

Somewhere in the area of 130th this year, pretty sure this is my earliest finish.

Recording space still not set-up (make shift laptop set up for now).
Ready to go
Feb.1 Woke up this morning and this formed in the morning haze
Going lick your innuendo
Going to taste your cliche
Not sure if that is usable.

Now I'm thinking she wore a coat of bees

We'll see what happens when I get home tonight.
Got home came up with the chords laid them down nothing on lyrics yet.

Feb.2 Skirmish(s) to the rescue got 2 done I'm on my way.

Feb. 3 Sunday skirmish gives me a 3rd and I finished a 4th I was working on before the skirmish.

2018 Awww, some super kind person bought me rock hand, thank you stranger.
I squeaked a win (#456 or so)
Now living in, West Allis (Milwaukee County), WI
(also know as Stallis & Westallica)

The past year was interesting.
New house, a studio in the basement eventually, hopefully.
Going to try writing on piano this year, we'll see what happens.

Here is my original blurb from 5 years ago
Been Playing guitar for like a hundred years (I'm old). Just heard about this a couple of days before it started last year, thought I'd give it a go. I'm a procrastinator by trade, so this will be a challenge for me.


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  • @psyt 4 days

    Thanks for the comment on The Bell Crow. (:

  • @cherok40  2 weeks

    Thank you for your kind comment! Much appreciated!

  • @wacha  2 weeks

    Thank you fro your kind words on "Barbra" I think I'm going to leave the title as is. I played it for some friends and they all said the title worked nicely. I think as I progress with the other characters I'll just make sure not to use their names as the titles.

  • @cts  2 weeks

    Congratulations on the win!

  • @standup  2 weeks

    Thanks for listening to Before Midight. The sounds are a fender tweed Princeton somebody built from a kit and a parts caster tele some other guy built. So, nearly Fender, but fake Fender.

  • @headfirstonly  2 weeks

    Cheers for the kind comment on Dragon Track - the B-3 is an Arturia VST plugin that's being triggered by me playing my Korg M3, using it solely as a MIDI controller. Which is overkill, I know, but it's the best keyboard I have. πŸ˜€

    The "twelve string" is actually the Parker Fly's Fishman pickup built in to the bridge, with an aggressive high-pass filter to take away everything below about 500 Hz. It gets a great, glassy tone.

  • @billwhite51 2 weeks

    thanks for your comments on keeping me up at night. in the days when i lost a lot of sleep over girls, those stay awake nights were frenetic, never contemplative. going back to my furnished room and writing songs after smashing my guitar against the outside walls of a club where a ex girlfriend showed up at my gig, then running madly through the streets, scribbling graffitti on the route taken by a faithless lover.....so thats the kind of frenzy kristis lyrics aroused in me

  • @tuneslayer2018  3 weeks

    Thank you so much, comparison with Shel Silverstein is high praise indeed.

  • @jwhanberry  4 weeks

  • @santadharma 5 weeks

    Thanks for the tips!

  • @owl  5 weeks

    ps checked out the baby tigers song, thanks for the recommendation!

  • @gardeningangel1 5 weeks

    piiiiipe wreeeeeench!!! Here's to FAWM no.5 (does this mean we start over as juniors or are we double seniors?)

  • @tezzbass  6 weeks

    Thank you so much for your comment on The Lover. I am enjoying your music immensely.

  • @headfirstonly  6 weeks

    Hi Paul - good to see you've been busy! Going to have a listen right now...

  • @dragondreams  6 weeks

    Lightning quick? A bit like this reply to your reply? 😁

  • @lanasolyluna 6 weeks

    Kalimba and tambora are really wonderful instruments. Thanks for listening.

  • @factorytale 6 weeks

    Thanks for the link, didn't know that was what this type of writing is called. Then yes it is confessional writing

  • @njihe 6 weeks

    Hello there! You seem to be doing well in songs! Enjoy the domestic clarinet concertos!

  • @factorytale 6 weeks

    Thanks for the comment on my song "skirty mood" don't know what kind of confession you're talking about πŸ™‚

  • @treble  6 weeks

    Thanks for your comments on my skirmish song Too Much Junk, especially for appreciating the rhyme monk and junk. When words like that pop into my head I'm so thankful.

  • @kahlo2013  6 weeks

    Thanks and if you hear reggae .....

  • @metalfoot  6 weeks

    Very much aware. LOL. Enjoy. I'm in the middle of a play this weekend (it's our opening weekend) so I can't take part right now. Checking FAWM in between getting ready for tonight, our second show!

    Have a great FAWM.

  • @cynthiawolff  6 weeks

    Thanks for your encouragement!!!!!

  • @oddbod  7 weeks

    awww, if only I lived in Milwaukee πŸ˜‰

  • @cairobraga  7 weeks

    it makes me very happy to know that there is a band called X-Cleavers. 😁

  • @cairobraga  7 weeks

    it makes me very happy to know that there is a band called X-Cleavers. 😁

  • @cairobraga  7 weeks

    I don't know what that image means! HAHAHAHAHAHA

    hello, btw o/ let's have a great FAWM!

  • @dragondreams  7 weeks

    Hey, Paul. 😊
    Sorry it took me so long to drop by. Looking forward to hearing your songs! 🀘

  • @nuj4x 8 weeks

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  • @fuzzy  8 weeks

    Wow, those guys are really good!

  • @marthie 8 weeks

    Happy FAWMing 2019.
    Looking forward to hear what you come up with this February.
    I am planning to focus on songs for Easter in this year’s FAWM.
    Let’s play, write and listen!🎢🎢🎢🎢
    Marthie- #WOmanOnFire

  • @carleybaer  8 weeks

    Hello!! πŸ˜€

  • @fuzzy  Jan 20


  • @kovbleu  Jan 19

    Hey hey! Hope you are back this year!

  • @zecoop  Jan 15

    Let's go... 😎