New song written and roughly recorded in an hour or so. It has been a while. I quickly put it up before I decide if I like it or not…
Wrote a song: First time since demonstration blues, I think. Yikes! I plan on recording this one “properly”. Watch this space!
Like the last Castaway, this was also a piece that came about during an RPM Challenge. In this case, it was February 2009. I spent the first few days recording improvisations with various instruments. Later, I’d examine these, pick out bits I thought had potential and work them into songs – by writing things based […]
After hastily knocking out a couple of shambolic covers and rounding off a series of masturbatory essays on my old songs, I shall continue my vain attempt to distract from the fact that I haven’t written an original piece of music in nine-and-a-half months by raiding the vaults once again. At least this time, I’m […]
Trawling through external hard drives sometimes yields some fruitful (re-) discoveries. In this evening’s case, it was stumbling across my original demo for ‘hard to please’. This song ending up being received quite well when I “finished” it for the people person album – and also when I played it live. This demo was (mostly) […]