The Entertainer

This week’s song, “The Entertainer,” is either very funky or very square.  Considering that my arrangement is a tribute to Scritti Politti’s Cupid & Psyche ’85 (awesome video alert), it’s probably a little bit of both.  It’s definitely weird. A few months ago, I was going through an Elvis Costello deep-listening phase.  I noticed that … Continue reading

Wild Fences

I had sixty minutes today to write and record “Wild Fences“.  Some weeks are just like that.  In fact, I was on my way to writing an apology post, letting you all know that I’d work harder next week.  But then I got kind of excited by the idea of having to churn out product … Continue reading

Feel It Anyway

My New Year’s resolution is to have more patience (there’s my Guns N’ Roses obsession again), with myself and others.  I get so impatient so many times every day, my practice opportunities are almost limitless.  Over the weekend, Lara and I attempted to construct a large IKEA bookshelf called the Bergsbo.  (This was our Friday … Continue reading