Archive for November, 2008

La Sonnambula

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

I’m working on a project with Michael Bodel, choreographer and Casey Cole, vocalist. It’s a piece for movement, live vocalist, puppetry and pre-recorded score. Guess which part I’m in charge of.

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Two Nov. Improvs

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

These are two short guitar improvisations from a few weeks ago. The first is a little bit long, kind of dwells on the same idea for a little while. It’s a nice idea, but could have used a few more departures.

The second is kind of the exact opposite. It’s a small little form I could probably listen to a million times over and over again – yet its only about a minute long. Feel free to ignore my out of tune, whole-heartedly unempassioned subconscious humming.

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Plains

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

I tried to get some friends of mine involved in a recording / songwriting project I’m working on, but they’re both already in multiple super-popular and busy bands. So… I can see where it might be hard to get really involved in a project which is not playing live and for which you are not the principal song writer (they are both the frontspeople of their respective current projects).

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the back catalog

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

So this big redesign of the main site is almost over, and with it will come the launch of this site: etc. I’m trying to keep my expectations in check, and not expecting any kind of following (though just in case I have left all the comment code in tact in this wordpress install I’ve butchered), but rather considering the usefulness of this site for my own purposes.

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