Influences: Whoah. Life..?
Musician, writer, keyboard player, piano teacher. A dreamer amongst efficiant people, efficiant amongst dreamers. Love them all. Go figure.
For this first FAWM, I'll be glad if I get to 10 songs. I've never written 10 songs in a month. Also, the last week of February I have loads of other things to work on so if I manage one more song in the last week, that'd be aces.
|#3||Out of the rabbit hole||
|#4||Koivun tarina (story of a birch)||
|#6||Little Cravings @petemurphy||
|#8||Sarah Lloyd (An Indian Attachment)||
|#9||The Man In Red @stephenwordsmith||
😂 Pantera on kova. Näin livenä 25v. sitten.
Joo, ois siitä saanut selkeämmän jos olis ollut "oikeaa laulua" mukana, mut halusin tehdä kaiken tuolla vocoderilla.
yes, that would be great!
i just kinda freestyled this into my phone recorder.. but i was feeling like a Jorge Ben vibe with this one (a tábua de esmeralda).. it could make a great duet too..
this vibe too..
i also recorded it live to one mono track, so i wasn't able to really mix it at all..
hello, thank you! . its a behringer neutron and a microbrute and some old analog drum synths. nothing special.. i think the whole song is just two mixolydian lines in different keys. ive just been slowing everything down lately, just in case i miss something that might have fallen through the cracks..
You touch on an interesting point: when I started here, way back in 2008, I went in with the expectation that my words would be chopped and changed to a reasonable extent in order to fit with the songwriter's intentions. What I was surprised to discover was that they usually sang off the page in a way that inspired the composer to compose around them, and very few proffered changes at all.
That's starting to change now, and I believe for the better. It's really helpful to receive a message from the composer pointing out why they might want to change something - it often leads me to realise there were missed opportunities for depth and/or creativity, which I'm glad they spotted. Invariably, it will improve the piece in the end.
Thanks so much for your lovely comments <3
Thank you for listening. That verse isn't quite the perspective you interpreted it as. But thanks for the comment.
That's all fine. I wrote the green man in in the early stages and didn't know at the time what sort of role he'd have to play when it was all said and done.
As for the c-section, while it sounds like quite poor road safety advice, it sounds like it would make the song more interesting. So feel free to make all your proposed changes.
I'm happy to 'consent in advance' and let you make any changes you see fit.
Unless you were planning a complete overhaul, in which case maybe run it by me first. But a word or two here and there should be fine.
Just saw your comment on Don't The Radio haha! Thanks for the laugh and the listen.
It's all yours! Go ahead. I can't wait to see what you contrive.
Well, hello there. My old friends are snapping up my material almost as fast as I can write it this year, but I have just finished one that hasn't received much attention. It's called 'The Man in Red', and it's here if you're interested: https://fawm.org/songs/119087/
Doesn't have nearly the level of creativity or sophistication of Sarah Lloyd, but you might like it.
No obligations, of course.
Thanks for your input! I actually organise live sessions for people to relax, work on some art, knit, or whatever comes to their minds. And I have to say that having the sound of someone typing on a computer, turning the pages of a book, or opening a can of juice, is only adding to the ambient soundtrack, and becomes a collective composition. Just as you said 😀
Thanks for your lovely note. I learn as much from listening to other people’s music as I do from trying to make my own - so it’s a pleasure to listen and comment. There used to be a great site called GarageBand (not the Apple app) where you earned the right to post a song by listening and commenting on other tracks - I thought that was a great virtual currency.
Thank you for the input on The End Of Illusion! I agree that the bridge feels a little grafted-in, but lack the theory chops to know why. If you have ideas for what would bring it into harmonic unity, I'd love to know. (And no worries if not — we're all busy this month).
Hi vainhirvain. Yeh, KOPN radio is the sixth-oldest community radio station in USA. Programmers are volunteers so the music can be very good. I host World Woman every other Sunday (coming up in 1.5 hours, shows archived for two weeks, KOPN.org). I preprogram from home during covid. So I can get your tunes on Sunday Feb. 21. Thanks for permission to share.
Hey Welcome &, I have a Punk song I'd like you to participate in a collab with a few girls
singing possible more or different' tell me what you think.. I'd like you to sing.
As of now I have someone working on guitar asked a drumer and someone else to assist too. (waiting on replies)