I posted about street musicians from our trip earlier, but some of the coolest musical bits of our trip were hanging out with my wife’s relatives. She has several uncles and cousins in England and Ireland, and a great-uncles and cousins in Scotland. I hit a really awesome vintage guitar store in East London with … [Read more…]
Well, things are popping out of the ground like crazy, despite the fact that it snowed here last night. That’s just the way it goes in spring in Colorado. But the snow won’t slow me down too much. I had a great time earlier this month playing at the Jamestown Mercantile– one of the really super … [Read more…]
Happy New Year! I’m looking forward to a good one. I hope you are too. I had a great time last night at The Rock Inn in Estes Park for the first gig of the year. Big thanks to my friend Brian who has been joining me on dobro, and thanks to the crew at … [Read more…]
I hate that. It’s a process. Trust the process. Don’t hurry. Heck with that! Unfortunately, when someone tells you that, they’re probably right. It is a process. Being in a rush probably won’t help. Won’t make it better. Won’t make it what you want it to be. And that’s true in so many realms, not … [Read more…]
And into the deep end. You know what that picture above means I think. This week I took a pretty big plunge- for me anyway. It’s one thing to be making music in your basement, maybe even recording it and sticking it on the internet somewhere like Soundcloud, maybe even playing out some, or playing … [Read more…]
Ray Wylie Hubbard, who has taken to writing loooong and really entertaining Facebook posts, included a song suggestion in a post not too long ago. I’m a big fan of his, so I just couldn’t resist following his instructions and seeing how it came out. Here are his instruction reproduced exactly: So there you go- … [Read more…]
I spent a chunk of time yesterday recording some scratch versions of songs I’m working on. They may or may not end up developing into some larger project. I’m going to post a few to Soundcloud just for fun. Here’s the first: Feel free to comment below- these are very much works in progress.
I’ve been working on some new songs, and working on some new recordings (taking some classes in both songwriting and music production right now), so life is busy but good. Adding to that was the silly frenzy of Couch by Couchwest, so that’s a full schedule. Hopefully I’ll have some new recordings to kick out … [Read more…]