Monthly Archives: May 2013

Album Challenge: Post 12

Update: Haven’t heard from the Wing Girls. I did get a charming auto response. Maybe someday I’ll be saying, “Due to the overwhelming amount of emails we [I] receive each day we [I] will not be able to respond to … Continue reading

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Album Challenge: Post 11

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Fashion’s where you find it. I take inspiration where I can get it. A ’70s film. Taking my daughter to City Hall. Asking for a cup a tea. And now from this youtube video by the Wing Girls. The video … Continue reading

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Album Challenge: Post 10

Adding variations.  Even the best hooks get old if you loop them for 3 minutes. A song may only have 2 parts (verse, chorus) but there are always variations. Lyrics change, instruments come and go, rhythms get subdivided. When I … Continue reading

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Album Challenge: Post 9

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Routines are good, Mm-k?  A few years ago I went on a small tour of California. I was reading The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp. She makes an argument for creatives cultivating habits. … Continue reading

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