MonthOfMusic Day 31

Published August 31, 2014

This is it.. the last #MonthOfMusic song. (To listen to the whole month, check out http://bphogan.com/tag/monthofmusic) For the finale, I chose to finally record a song I wrote a long time ago for my wife, Carissa. Here it is. Hope you enjoy, and thanks for listening.

MonthOfMusic Day 30

Published August 31, 2014

Just a little piano piece I wrote a long time ago. I figured it was time to record it.

MonthOfMusic Day 29

Published August 29, 2014

I really haven’t done any hard rock, and seeing as how I grew up listening to straight-ahead rock of the 80s, I figured I’d better sneak one into the MonthOfMusic. Gotta pay tribute to some of my influences. So here’s number 29.

MonthOfMusic Day 28

Published August 29, 2014

For day 28, I went back to the guitar and just kinda jammed. I felt like doing some tunes like I did in college, and I am pretty happy with what I ended up with.

MonthOfMusic Day 27

Published August 28, 2014

We’re in the home stretch here. I did another electronic rock tune. This song’s melody was originally written after I finished the RPM Challenge in 2011. I pulled out the original track today and scrapped a lot of what was there and finished it up. I think it could use a little more work on the mix, and it ends a little too abruptly, but again, I’m limiting the amount of time I spend per day on these tunes.

MonthOfMusic Day 26

Published August 26, 2014

Still going strong. Although now that school has started it’s been a little tougher to wedge in the time to get this done. Another EDM track, this time a bit short and faster.

MonthOfMusic Day 25

Published August 26, 2014

For today, I did a little more electronic music, using a little 303 melody I wrote last year. It was part of something else that never sounded right, so I used it here instead.

MonthOfMusic Day 24

Published August 25, 2014

And here’s song 24. Getting closer to the end! This is a tune I wrote several years ago, and because today was so busy I didn’t have much time to write anything new, so instead I just recorded this piece on the piano. Enjoy.

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.