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"taping" rehearsals...

One of my new favourite things is this little Zoom recorder I grabbed for taping stuff in the rehearsal room. Sometimes the iPhone just doesn't cut it.

I wanna be able to edit and screw around with songs kind…

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The man from the band of the future…

I’m a traditional kind of guy when it comes to rock bands. A guitar, bass, drums and keyboards kind of guy.  You can make a lot of noise with that line up, a lot of different glorious noises. 

Now…

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That one guy...

When you start a new band, it’s really important to find that one guy.

You know, the one who believes in it, and is driven to make it happen.  It’s invaluable, because when you have doubt, or get discouraged…

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Happy New Year?

It is 4 a.m. New Year’s Day.  

A new year? Well, that’s what they tell us.  Somehow even in my advancing age, I feel more tied to the school year. Those last weeks of summer actually feel more like…

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The First Time

I remember the first time I saw someone write a song.  I’d written stories and poems and just, stuff, since I was a kid. Writing words was something that I just did.  

I already knew that sometimes the words…

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searching for something...

There's this thing that happens to me periodically- I remember something that I wrote years ago- like, 25 or even more years ago.
I decide I NEED to read it because I have a sense that it was good, or…Read more

Sunday Sessions

working out a new song on Sunday- as you do...

a sort of slow loping number called Born to Misery 




What's summer for, anyway?

Summer, as an adult anyway, is about grabbing what fun you can. Ideally we'd all have that June to August period off with nothing to do like when I was a kid.
I kind of wish I could sign myself…Read more