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MonthOfMusic Day 23 Published August 23, 2014

While working on the mix of Song 22, which took far longer than it should, I came up with a different melody and 45 minutes later, I had this. I’m ridiculously happy with this one. This one will eventually end up on Stutter It just goes to show that by doing this every day, I’m ready when the muse shows up.


MonthOfMusic Day 22 Published August 23, 2014

Today was rough. I have had this guitar riff running through my head for a week, and I finally sat down to record it. I did it in the key of G, and I’m just awful at that scale. It was an excuse to make me practice, and man, was it rough. I did about 30 takes of this one. This is the one song this month that took the longest for me to record, and it’s a few minutes to midnight so I’m shipping what I have.


MonthOfMusic Day 21 Published August 22, 2014

Here’s song 21, and it might be a little all over the place, but I really liked the melody. I’ll probably rework this in the future, but for this challenge, it’s good enough for me. One of the biggest problems I’ve had before doing this is a lack of confidence in releasing things, and by releasing things that aren’t as perfect as I’d like, I’m working to get over that.


MonthOfMusic Day 20 Published August 21, 2014

Here’s song 20, done in just a few minutes. It was an extremely long day today, but I still managed to fit this in and I’m happy with the results. Enjoy!


MonthOfMusic Day 19 Published August 20, 2014

Here’s today’s song. Another electronic one, based on a melody I did during the RPM challenge this year.


MonthOfMusic Day 18 Published August 19, 2014

Day 18’s tune is actually the song I wrote and recorded on day 16, but it got bumped two days because I had other ideas I wanted to do. It’s electro-pop, almost in the style of Pet Shop Boys or Erasure. I can’t sing like Neil Tennant though so there’s no vocals. (Ok, there were but I chickened out and cut them out before uploading.) Anyway, here ya go!


MonthOfMusic Day 17 Published August 18, 2014

Today’s song is another solo piano piece, recorded in a single take. Sometimes this happens; I’ll just get an idea for a song and go bang it out, and then completely forget it because I never recorded it. This time I got it, and I’ll probably do something more substantial with this piece in the future. But for now, enjoy!


MonthOfMusic Day 16 Published August 16, 2014

For song 16, I banged out a heavier rock tune than I’ve done in the past. This riff is something I’ve had laying around for a while. It took way too long to do the solos for this one and what I ended up with is the best I could do given my (artificially-imposed) time constraints.


MonthOfMusic Day 15 Published August 16, 2014

It’s day 15! I’m at the halfway point now, and despite being on the road for a conference and having many other interruptions, I’ve managed to make it this far. Song 15 is a little drum and bass things I cooked up. Enjoy!


MonthOfMusic Day 14 Published August 15, 2014

For Day 14, I took a track I was working on for a bit for the RPM Challenge and did some more work on it. It’s electronic and was originally composed when I was doing 26 Days. Give it a listen! And if you missed any others, listen to those too!