Category Archives: February Songwriting Challenge

Still riding that learning curve…

So, once upon a time (back in February 2013), I took up the February Album Writing Challenge (sort of), and I wrote and recorded a bunch of songs. Most of them were, well, meh. There were one or two, though, … Continue reading

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Time To Let It Go…

So I finished recording and writing the songs, fine. I just couldn’t stop, though. I’ve been fussing with the recordings. I think I’ve finally got them to “passable demo” status. Here’s the new, re-mixed, re-mastered, re-messed-with “album”: I think that, … Continue reading

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Achievement Unlocked: February Album Complete!

Well, THAT was a lot of work! Yup — I’m done. I have finished 10 original songs for an album for February (14, if you count the re-recordings I did of songs I wrote before this month). Bit of a … Continue reading

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Time to Bust Out That Doodly-Do Solo…UPDATE!

9 songs down, one to go, and I have officially just tripped over into tulip territory. This one just sort of…happened. I think of it as a sort of tribute to some of the uke covers I’ve done of old … Continue reading

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UPDATE! And also: I am tired.

The ol’ February album writing challenge is swiftly coming to an end, and I am beginning to feel the pressure. So far, I’ve recorded a bunch of songs that I feel (mostly) good about. Sure, the blues thing was a … Continue reading

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Challenge Update Update UPDATE!!!!!!1111eleventy111!!!

It occurred to me last night that my coming week will not exactly be conducive to getting any songwriting/recording done, and that it wouldn’t hurt me to get another one done before Monday. Problem: How do I write a quick … Continue reading

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Challenge Update UPDATE!

Just finished new song 5! Whee! Now I can do something else with the rest of my night. I should warn you that it is…well, it’s a bit silly, really. OK, so it’s a lot silly. It is the bounciest … Continue reading

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