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Regarding Digesting Independent Music —

I feel like listening to independently created music would be much better if it was performed live. Listening to recorded and mixed tracks with rough and raw vocals/instrumentation gives me an uncomfortable feeling. It’s not the artists’ fault, they’re trying to present themselves as well as possible. The thing is, when I hear heavily mixed/mastered […]

Karamu Poutama —

Open your third eye, And cry for the first time, Feel the wonder unwind and medicate your mind, Walk bare feet on the grass, breathe each breath, as if it were your last Look to the future, step with the past, only way you miss it is by walking too fast. Two eyes for lookin’ […]

Carpet Ride —

Seems all the ones from When I was young are Leaving Seems that all who sung from The heart soul and lungs aren’t Breathing, Anymore… Is it true That times are gone For honest men? And now even you Won’t sing your songs Again… I’ll try to Keep my head up high Put my sorrows […]

Play to the Drummer —

I feel no dumber It’s a sausage cucumber I’ll take a number You’ll never make it And I can’t fake it Don’t try and take it No I’ll never Play to the drummer Play to the drummer I’m winter to your summer Guess I’m that much dumber I’ll take a number

Spray —

You don’t wanna talk No you don’t wanna talk Got your tail between your legs Guess I put you in your place What did I have to do Were you convincing me Or maybe just you And the ones that used to know you, too I get what you want But you’re stuck in a […]

shadow —

    This riff’s working title comes from the Commodore 64 version of the video game Shamus. My older brother and sister and I would play this game growing up. I still get nervous anticipating the arrival of The Shadow. This loop shares similarities with a song I created in MadTracker a few years ago.