I like this idea…
If you work on something a little bit every day, you end up with something that is massive.
references this quote and really brings it home with an image that illustrates how Show Your Work a good picture can outshine even the best words.
👉 By the way,
Show Your Work inspires this blog and will most definitely be getting its own super summary (or series) here (eventually).
A seed of a song from my friend Erin. Vocals only.
I hear drums and guitar in my head but need to figure them out for real. 🤷🏻♂️
Here is a “karaoke” version of
The Sad Moon Above (barking dog demo), with really basic instrumentation to sing to and potentially record a voice track remotely.
Anyone can sing to this version, and then I can go back and re-record a few differently-styled instrumentations. I’m thinking a “dreamy” version, a “noisy” version, a 50’s version, a Weezer version, and a Walkmen version.
Here’s my own take. I’m not a singer. 🤦🏻♂️
We shall see where this ends up…
Playing around with drums and guitar with Erin. Instrumental jam session.
Whereas I liked to play around with the guitar parts and sometimes the drums, Erin thought our songs would be “better” if they had “words” and “structure”.
Hmm, I think she might be right. 🤔
After playing around around with
Pointe West for a while, Erin asked for a stripped down version. We got together in her back yard, and Erin brought it home with the perfect vocals. 🤩
We still need to record a true version of this song, hopefully in the style of