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New Song: Saturday, May 18, 2013Lauren recorded this piano loop on the Steinway, sitting in the empty living room of my house upstate, and I added the effects, loops and harmonica.
New Song: Thursday, May 9, 2013Start with cliche rock guitar and harp licks, distort until ready.
Blog post: Saturday, April 20, 2013Following the death of Margaret Thatcher, I found myself thinking frequently of UB40′s great song about her, “Madam Medusa,” from their first and best album, 1980′s Signing Off. Their later pop successes with “Red Red Wine” and “I Got You … Continue reading
Blog post: Tuesday, October 30, 2012If the construction scaffolding around your very expensive apartment building had blown apart in medium winds a week ago, and you knew that a tremendous hurricane was on the way, wouldn’t you make sure the scaffolding was properly secured before … Continue reading
Blog post: Monday, June 18, 2012I’m sitting in the Winter Garden as Steve Reich’s Six Pianos fills the space around me. No delay or reverb effect can match the sound of a piano note traveling 500 feet, hitting glass or stone, and returning. Reich’s pieces … Continue reading