“Maybe we should just call it a day,” Mike says. “No,” Miranda says flatly. “We need more material.” “It’s too dark to shoot now,” Mike says, raising a hand to the sky. “The sun’s been setting for the past hour.” “It isn’t setting,” Miranda says as if she can reverse time through sheer tyranny of…Read more The Shoot (Part Nine)
A few days ago, I posted a brief review of my newest guitar, a Tagima Woodstock TW61. Today I was fooling around a bit and recorded the following demo to give you an idea of what it sounds like. I'm playing the guitar through a Behringer V-Amp 2 on the Tweed Amp setting with a…Read more But How Does It Sound?
Here's a short track I recorded today. Not sure if it will develop into anything... Just fooling around with sounds at this point.
So far, "Don't Let It Go" is the track from Thank You for Holding that has gotten the most compliments. Not sure if that's because there's no singing on it or because people like the guitar playing... Hmm... In any case, this instrumental started as a fairly long jam that I recorded with -- I…Read more Track-by-Track: “Don’t Let It Go”
Mystery kind of solved with respect to my guitar. The seller responded to my query and apologized for sending me the 12-string when I ordered the six-string. Also, they said that it is, in fact, a 3/4 scale guitar and also apologized for not mentioning that in the description. They offered to exchange it for…Read more The Accidental Guitar, Pt. II
Here's a new piece of music I've been working on. I call it "Someone Upstairs" because part of it sounds like someone walking around upstairs... which was kind of spooky when I was working on this track alone in my basement at night! Also, I'll be doing a reading at Rosemont College on Monday,…Read more Someone Upstairs/Reading at Rosemont
This one probably won't make it onto On a Thursday, The Typist Dreams, but it was fun to record.