My parents are moving into a smaller house so they’ve started the process of going through their things. Things they’ve accumulated over the past 40 years or so. As a lot of children do, I’ve stored things of mine at their place over the years so I’ve started looking through them. Some I’ve packed and […]
I get to see these girls tonight. I was so excited last night that I learned one of their songs and laid it down. This is my cover of a song by Lemolo.
I recently had the opportunity to view footage of and write about a documentary in-the-making about a story of suicide. This will be an amazing film and I can’t wait to to see it. In the meantime. An article I wrote as a guest contributor to The SunBreak: Seattle Documentary Filmmakers Talk About a […]
It’s been decided. I’m un-invited to the possibility. You won’t give chase to the chance that this could be something worth talking about. Worth fighting about. Because it has to be perfect, and smooth, and expected. That’s where the opportunity over-ripens and is smooshed beyond usability. Compost is the option. Compost you and me. Written […]
I have been itching to do some recording. And here something finally is. For the past few weeks I’ve been thickening my fingertip calluses while working on covers of songs by everyone from MJ, to The Cutting Crew, to Porthishead, to Blonde Redhead. I’ve also been trying to get something original out. Like trying to […]
A cover. From the movie, “Once”. 3 tracks. No filters.
Given that I’ve been on somewhat of a ‘covers’ streak, I’ve been toying with the idea of covering a song from each of my top 10 island discs. One of those is Massive Attack’s Bluelines record. I hadn’t listened to that album in a while so browsed the tracks the other night. Any of the […]
After searching through guitar chords of songs by The Cure, it became apparent to me that attempting to cover most of their songs with but an acoustic guitar is not an easy task.