Category: music

a bunch of instrumentals

a bunch of instrumentals

A while back I recorded a few guitar instrumentals and forgot about them. Well, here are a few of them again. The images are just filler to not have you look at a black screen.    

running away (or running to stand still)

running away (or running to stand still)

A theme that I’ve noticed in myself and some of my friends in conversation is the thought of running away. Just getting out of the car, just leaving the house, just leaving the country. All because of the same thing: not liking the present situation for whatever very deep and difficult reason(s). It’s comforting to…

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writing

writing

I’ve recently started reading “Bird by Bird” by Anne Lamott. It’s about writing. And everything she says is true, fortunately and unfortunately. Today, instead of writing something important, I’m writing about a book on writing, and not even really writing about it, just mentioning it. I’ll also mention the U2 Joshua Tree tour starts tomorrow.…

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loopy music

loopy music

Put together an instrumental song in Garageband using only loops. I didn’t play any of the instruments. How strange to make music without playing an instrument.

Friday drone

Friday drone

Finally fiddled with Garageband and figured out something…my timing needs work. But I posted the song anyway. Nothing fancy, just an ambient drone thing with guitar and a MIDI keyboard. I never thought I would use MIDI, ever. Well, never say never. Happy St. Patrick’s Day.

MJ forever

MJ forever

Also read this NPR article on a prodigy singer who sounds a lot like MJ. I guess he will live forever in one form or another.