A.W.O.L.

On this blog, I’ve gone through my share of unintentionally predictive titles. This week brings my first counterintuitive one. I feel sort of reinvigorated, it being the new year and all, and very present as far as this blog is concerned. So then, “A.W.O.L.” is a little misleading, right? I don’t feel truly at risk … Continue reading

As Is

This week’s song, “As Is“, is different from the rest.  It’s almost entirely instrumental… yes, I very nearly succeeded in “shutting my stinking trap” for a full tune. Why? Well… first of all, I’ve always had a hard time writing love songs, and as this is one, I trusted my music-making instincts more than my … Continue reading

Hustle Beach

Here are some facts either directly or loosely connected to this week’s song, “Hustle Beach“: 1. Thanks to my pal Ron Warner, this track represents my boldest step yet into the world of MIDI recording, in which you record not sounds, but rather data that you can manipulate to your heart’s content as the days … Continue reading