Category Archives: Showing Up

Better For Me If I’d Never Been Born

  Right at the tail end of last year I promised to post my final and 47th song of 2011 – now almost 6 months later I’ve finally got around to doing it. The delay isn’t due to lack of … Continue reading

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The Intergalactic Wizard

Photo: Steve Burns For my 46th song project I got distracted from the mashup idea that was distracting me from the song I was writing while I should have been writing another song. I ended up working on a mashup of … Continue reading

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Day 328: The Other Way Of Writing

So here’s the thing. I’m working on Silver aka Judas’ Song aka Better For Me and I’m still working off a page that I typed out in 2005, annotated with a million different scribbles from the last 6 years (sorry … Continue reading

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Day 324: Bongo Fury

Wow. A productive and happy day. Both feel a little too rare at the moment.I completed song 45 – Don’t Bring Your Bongos To Church, it took 12 hours from initial idea to finished uploaded demo. I think that’s a … Continue reading

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Day 304: Forty Three And Counting

I find I’m not playing with a full deck I’m up to my neck like Toulouse Lautrec So Oct is over. Spent a week workshopping, writing, recording and performing with another batch of talented kids as well as Joff and … Continue reading

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Day 285: We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat

Tried to do a bit of recording at Shabby Road after teaching but the mac was flat so I switched all the lights off and improvised in the dark. It seemed the thing to do. I’m still slogging away with … Continue reading

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Day 263: The Illuminati Ate My Homework

Really enjoyed this article/video on the making of Bohemian Rhapsody. Also enjoyed this video slightly more than Queen’s original vid. The great thing about 50/90 and FAWM is coming across musicians creating great stuff. Here’s two very different tracks from … Continue reading

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Day 261: I Question The Soup, And Eleven Sweets For Everyone!!!

I’ve gone a record 3 days without writing. Having started back at school this week I came down with freshers flu or whatever the junior version is called and struggled to do anything but sleep and watch a few DVDs. … Continue reading

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Day 255: Who Was That Masked Man? (Ah, Who Cares)

Eleven Sweets is finished – here it is – Eleven Sweets mp3 My unfinished rap funk metal thing got featured on the 50/90 podcast. Here that is – 50/90 Podcast #6 Just watched Rainn Wilson in Super. It wasn’t. Started … Continue reading

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Day 254: Headstock And The Kitchen Sink

Had to head out early this morning to play at the Headstock festival with the young people from the workshop I did the other week. They did really well and there were a few star performers that really impressed me. … Continue reading

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