Here is a song being born. I’ll do something more with this melody. We came up with three parts (that I can derive from this workout), and I’m sure I’ve got some lyrics lying around somewhere!
I usually write songs words-first, so it’s fun to just play with melodies and come up with fun-sounding things, musically, first, then deal with the words.
This video happened after our drummer left and Continue reading “A Song is Born (Songwriting Session)”
Neaky freat or freaky neat
Put your hands up in defeat!
Word is, on the street
You’re hotter than a cookie sheet
Freaky Friday special
Order some today
Rock a throw through a window
Knock you on your seat
Have a berry treat
I think you’re really neat
Kaleidoscope of ocean green Continue reading “Neaky Freat (A Poem)”
It’s probably best to listen to the video below with headphones or big speakers to get an idea of the Videomic X’s sound; out of small speakers the mix sounds thin – I did not add any compression to the file – this is a raw video file out of a Canon XA-30 camcorder with a a Rode stereo “Videomic X” via XLR to mini-XLR cables.
Camera audio inputs are set to “auto.” Next test with drums I’ll use the manual setting, which, on this camera still provides some Auto Gain Control but I imagine might sound less severe. Continue reading “Testing: Rode Stereo Videomic X”
Dear Mister Blog Person,
It’s come to my attention there’s been a notable lack of activity on this blog the past few weeks.
Although we’ve had our differences in the past, I, for one, would like to congratulate you on showing respect and restraint to us manatees by not recently directing harsh accusations and unfairnesses toward us, as you have Continue reading “Not Too Big of a Manatee”