Music 101: Patience

One of the essential elements of music is timing. The space between the notes is as important as the notes themselves and most songs can benefit from a little silence here and there. There are thousands of great actors for every great playwright, or screenwriter. There are thousands of great guitarists for every great drummer.Continue reading “Music 101: Patience”

Genius in our Midst: X

2020 is a tough year. Tough, tough, tough, tough, tough. In the middle of a year that rivals the insanity of 1918, 1941, and 1968, something unexpectedly wonderful happened. In April of this year, while people were dying in New York at the rate of 1,000 a day, four people in California – John Doe,Continue reading “Genius in our Midst: X”

Bad

The last time I was in a recording studio was April, 2013. I have written dozens of songs since then but have only recorded rough demos of them, until now. For my first studio recording in seven years I chose one of my most recent songs, written  just as the pandemic hit. Recording studios areContinue reading “Bad”