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It’s a long way – Song #5 in 52 Song Project

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009
Please start playing the song before you read my comments below. I don't want to color your opinion of the song. Also, I think it sounds best with headphones...don't know why. Just seems so to me. What did I learn from this fifth week?
  • Inspiration has an amazing effect on outlook, motivation, perspective, etc.
  • The fingers on my left hand need some speed work so that I can clearly play the guitar melody without all of the odd stops you might hear here and there in the song.
  • Inspiration… Read More

Song 4 – Song #4 in 52 Song Project

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009
Please start playing the song before you read my comments below. I don't want to color your opinion of the song.
Last week, I was contacted by Jamie Stellini, who is doing a very similar project at The Weekly Song . Take a look at her site. I've got a bit of work to do if I want to catch up to her in terms of musical talent/skill ;-)
What did I learn from this fourth week?
  • I think there's a great beginning for a song here,… Read More

Home – Song #3 in 52 Song Project

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009
Please start playing the song before you read my comments below. I don't want to color your opinion of the song. What did I learn from this third week?
  • No matter how much I try, I can't write lyrics for certain songs when I have a time limit. I had, what I thought was, a great hard-ish rock song... but I couldn't come up with any lyrics that weren't horrible, so being frustrated, I did one take on each instrument for this song and called it good.
  • I need to bump pretty much every song by 5-10 bpm.… Read More
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