“That’s a song about obsession!”
I think it was Karen that told me that. I hadn’t really thought about it before but on reflection, I suppose it is.
The Tide – origins
Written between 2006 & 2007 – 2007 being the year of flood, fire, separation, BIG FLOOD! Continuing into 2008 with desperation, divorce, & depression. All those “D’s”
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Permission to Pirate
“If you like what you hear, copy it
and give it to a friend.
If you don’t like it, give it to an enemy!”
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– Thanks, Matt
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It was 2008. My first divorce had been finalized earlier that year. Aside: it is never good when your divorces are numbered. I was struggling with loneliness and depression — a new experience for me — depression I mean.
And I was missing my wife and our family.
This isn’t about divorce… although, I will likely write about that at some point. And it’s not about depression or loneliness. It’s about a song. Continue Reading →
A few of you have already heard this. This is an acoustic (mostly acoustic) recording of a song I wrote earlier this year. It is part of a collection of 12 songs I’m putting together for a CD project. The plan was to release it prior to the December. We are close. The goal now is early November.
Behind the Song
If you are like me, you may have found yourself pretty far down a road before realizing it had taken you off the road you wish you had taken. The song is less auto-biographical than broadly reflective. I didn’t leave a city and woman behind but while looking down across the lights of LA, I mused the idea of leaving it all behind. The first verse was born. Continue Reading →
This article explains how to use Google Drive (cloud computing baby) to coordinate and organize recordings (musical collaboration) with other musician across the Internet.
Remote Collaboration For Musicians
Do you have an interest in collaborating with other musicians? I talk to a lot of artist who want to do just that. This tutorial explains the collaboration process and provides instructions on how to effectively accomplish this with Google Drive. Continue Reading →