Category Archives: 365 Days of the Unoriginal

A Challenge Comes To An End

Once upon a time, I thought I would give myself homework so that I could learn a) how to play the guitar and some of the other instruments in my arsenal better, b) how to use recording technology more effectively, … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 138 Returns to Well-Traveled Territory

Yeah, yeah. Long time, no song, blah blah blah busy crazy no time whatever. So here’s a sort of shaky version of Eddie Vedder’s “Without You,” in all of its ukulele glory. There is also some barking, because the dogs … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 137 Wishes You A Happy New Year With a Ukulele and a Viola

Yup. That’s pretty much it. Keep on keeping on. Here’s hoping 2014 treats everyone as well as possible!

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365 DotU, Day 136 Is A Freshman Once Again…

…acne and all, musically speaking. I’m trying to figure out a few things about mic-ing and mixing classical strings, so I decided that this time around on the ol’ (much-neglected) challenge, I would take a stab at some of that … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 135 Is The New Queen Of Zombie Mountain

Ha! Been a while, huh? Apparently, having a busy day job and a whole lot of hobbies kind of sucks away one’s blogging time. Who knew?* Luckily, the arrival of Thanksgiving Break has given me a few precious free moments … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 134 Is Really Tired Now…

I’ve been cranking out little ukulele covers like a machine this weekend, and I think I’m going to take a few days off after this one, because my fingers hurt and my voice is busted. Note to self: Don’t play … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 133 Is All Iowa, All The Time

Yup — another one! My summer insomnia is turning out to be awesome! This time, I turned to a song I’ve always loved from a musical about which I’ve always been a little ambivalent: ‘Til There Was You, from Iowa … Continue reading

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