Archive for the ‘52 Song Project’ Category

Nightmare State – Song #6 in 52 Song Project

Thursday, August 6th, 2009
Hit play and then start reading. Or, just download the mp3 HERE or from my . Notable things this week:
  • By EOD Wednesday I had put in more hours in the office than most people do in a normal work week, so I had had no time to record. I had a great idea (imho) for a rock song, but since I didn't have the… Read More

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