Here’s another audio preview from the Vanilla Duchesne sessions. This is from a segment I’m working on for the song “Action Pants”. Note the strategic use of hand clapping, so situated to inspire enthusiasm and exuberance in the listener: Continue reading “I’m Bringing Back The Clap!”
As it turns out, writing funk and soul does indeed come a lot more naturally to me than the rock. This week I’m recording the song “Action Pants,” for The Vanilla Duchesne’s “Redemption!” LP. Here’s a very brief sneak peek: Continue reading “Put On Your Action Pants”
The smug glee I used to feel when people put their foolish beliefs and illogical viewpoints on display is mostly gone. So, also, is the desire to make people look more foolish than they do themselves. Life is much lighter this way. Continue reading “How Country Rap Is Pushing Me Toward Enlightenment”
If I learned anything from the restaurant industry, it’s this: When you don’t have any paying customers, you’d better change up your menu.
I’ve always said that food and music are pretty much the same thing to me, and this website is basically an independent music business. Let me tell you, no one’s been lining up to buy my Indie Space Rock Sandwich. It occurred to me that I should consider bringing the Funky Cheeseburger back, and putting it front and center on the menu of musical concerns. Continue reading “Ladies and Gentlemen, The Vanilla Duchesne!”
I just finished quite a bit of clean-up around here. In the course of that, I discovered a bunch of mis-routed music files in the members’ music section. It seems that an entire EP of Cenozoic material was unattainable. Continue reading “The Lemprechaun – Cenozoic, 2004”