Posts Tagged ‘album’

“Gonna Get it Right” [Demo] (Story of the Fortune Teller & Inventor)

Monday, March 19th, 2012

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Last week I wove for you the tale of the Fortune Teller and Inventor, part one. Here’s a rough demo I’m working on for the album. Check it out and feel free to comment below!

 

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The Fortune Telling Gypsy That Stole My Musical Soul

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012
The Fortune Telling Gypsy That Stole My Musical Soul

  Out of all the characters and relationships that we’ve developed for my next album, the most intriguing and complex might just be the Fortune Teller and Inventor. Lovers, born centuries apart, brought together by feverish visions and gyroscopic gears. In just a couple of days, you’ll be able to hear how their stories coalesced […]

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“Let’s Go” [demos], You Pick the Melodies

Monday, March 5th, 2012

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Here are some roughs for my newest song about a medieval cartographer that’s tired of just drawing maps and wants to see the world for himself. I’ve got three verse melodies for this song, […]

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Rough Demo,“You’re Not That Far”

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] The clip above is a song in progress that will be on my new album. It’s about a lonely gravedigger who wants to save the woman he loves before she dies. Click here for the story behind it.    

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How a Hairy Prospector Gave Me New Album Gold

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
How a Hairy Prospector Gave Me New Album Gold

  DANIEL: “Ok, I have an idea. Give me a minute.” Daniel then proceeded to type furiously on his Mac. I sat on my couch across from him, pondering the scribbles in my notepad. It was summer. Nashville. 2011. We were spending the afternoon inside wrestling with the creation of my next album. Where should […]

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Grammys and Goliaths

Monday, February 13th, 2012
Grammys and Goliaths

Adele won the trifecta last night at the Grammy’s: Record, Song, and Album of the Year. Now I’m moving on to my own musical trifecta: Mountains, Cabin, and Song-Writing. One week from today, I’ll be incognito in the pristine desert air of Ruidoso, New Mexico laboring on my Album of the Year…and though I don’t […]

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