Swamped

Yup- “swamped”.  As in- very busy, nearly overwhelmed, barely afloat  …ok you get the idea.  Birthdays, holidays and anniversaries have consumed much of my time in the last few weeks, so not a lot of music news to report; mostly just my daily woodshedding.

I did manage to get out and see this:

I must say that I did not like this film as much as Prometheus. I am hoping a future director’s cut may change my mind. Basically- there was very little character development which killed the eventual, multiple scenes where different characters loose their partner/spouses but have to summon the strength to keep going (noticeably effortlessly).   The redeeming factor (for me) is the storyline and continuing saga of the ever-present Yutani. Worth the price of a matinee.

And I would be remiss if I did not mention seeing an extended preview for the upcoming Blade Runner 2049. Psyched!

Ciao for now. sg

Back in the Rat Race

Greetings- I am back from a one week hiatus. I was out celebrating my wife’s 50TH birthday and enjoying our annual trip to Palm Springs. While down there we also made our, now regular, stop at the Integratron for a sound bath.  So I’m back to work now as I continue to make progress on this year’s solo album as well as a ton of woodshedding on my stringed instruments.

Ciao for now- sg

New Song Player

Hello again- as mentioned earlier I have been experimenting with different audio player formats and finally I have settled on a winner. Not much else to say today so here is an example from the Disjunkt page…

Ciao for now- sg

Checking-In

Howdy folks- sorry for the long pause. I have been as busy as busy gets, but just wanted to drop a quick progress report in here.  I am working on a few site tweaks- new audio players coming soon.  Been very busy making music- solo album is progressing on schedule. I have been woodshedding a lot on bass lately. I find that most of my best songwriting ideas come from being totally consumed by bass, bass lines and everything in the foundation of the song’s rhythm and chord structure. This might seem obvious- but when it comes to writing we all have our preferred tools and sometimes just exploring the bass gives me the best ideas (as much as I love my tele). Ok then- I’ll log something more substantial soon.  Thanks for stopping by!  Ciao for now- sg

Techie Weekend

Greetings- I had a no-music (making) weekend as I spent most of it trying to compile video content for this site. I am thinking my model will be to release full albums for listening, via video; likely through YouTube.  I had so much fun sorting through content and editing video files that I decided to start today by programming MIDI program change settings on my Boss ES-8 so I can remotely change presets on my Eventide H9.  This makes my head hurt; there will be music making tomorrow.  Ciao for now- sg