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Day 253: Bulgarian Feedback And Failing To Write About Nothing

A while back I was slogging my way through recording and arranging Never Be Silent and put a rough mix up on the 50/90 site to get some second opinions on a thread titled Bulgarian Feedback. As well as a … Continue reading

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Never Be Silent

You didn’t save me   You didn’t save me so that I could keep my mouth shut 12 voices, piano, cello and cymbala with just a smidgeon of programmed percussion. Influenced by Bulgarian choir music, Never Be Silent is probably my … Continue reading

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Day 210: Let’s Go Surfing Now

Yesterday I didn’t have enough time to finish off Never Be Silent so I started a new song. It’s called 3/Smack Em In The Teeth. Bear with me. Reading through the Psalms recently I’ve been struck by the giant gulf … Continue reading

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Day 207: Look Ma! I’m A Bulgarian Choir!

Today, after almost 2 months, I finished Never Be Silent. Well apart from fixing and mixing. I’ve been out of the blogging loop so long, here’s a few thoughts Songs aren’t finished, they’re released. I’m learning that all over again. … Continue reading

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Day 195: Houston We Have A Problem

So we’re one week into 50/90 and what have I done? Diddly squat, that’s what. Well no, that’s not strictly true. I’m still slowly dragging Never Be Silent to a conclusion and I think I’m fairly OK with that. Before … Continue reading

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Day 174: A Good Report And Greetings From The Edge

Tell yourself, every time you play, that the world will not end and people will not hate you just because you make a mistake… Today I was writing reports for pupils. (yay teaching!) I wrote the above in a report … Continue reading

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Day 170: Numbers, Numbers

Oh boy I so suck at blogging. But the truth of the matter is I’ve been trying to write. So that’s some comfort. Here’s some catch up. 80 Girlfriends First I did another song with a pupil. The challenge was … Continue reading

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Day 145: More Kids Than You Can Shake A Stick At

Lady Gaga attempts to eggscape from marauding pre-teen fans Today I’ve been spending some much needed Kwal-Al-Tee time with my GLW (good lady wife). Then teaching kids. Teaching adults. Then doing a school gig. Traditionally no matter how many kids … Continue reading

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