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Crumble like Sand

I completed a new song over the past two or three weekends (give or take a weekend) that is now entered into a growing list of un-published music works. This is a problem that I like to have.  I probably…

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Thing 5: Worthy

Thoughts on the making of Chugging Down the Qi

Official release date scheduled for 18 NOV 22.

The song has been inspected by the distribution service and has passed all the pre-requisite requirements that a "single" needs to be born…

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Thing 4: Sweet Spot

Thoughts on the making of Chugging Down the Qi

Official release date scheduled for 18 NOV 22.

Thing 4

The change/bridge in my song slowly builds.There was one particular tone that fed my ears with sonic pleasure…

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Thing 3: On the Table

Thoughts on the making of Chugging Down the Qi

Official release date scheduled for 18 NOV 22.

The musical contents were developed slowly over the course of several weekends prior to even pondering the lyrics in any direct way.  I…

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Thing 2: Focus

Thoughts on the making of Chugging Down the Qi

Official release date scheduled for 18 NOV 22.

 

The beginning guitar rhythm had a body and texture that I really liked.  This synched perfectly with the bass that entered by the…

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Thing 1: Bread

Thoughts on the making of Chugging Down the Qi. 

Official release date scheduled for 18 NOV 22.

I work best when my mind is fresh.  This means that typically my brain rests in a state of lightness, curiosity and minimal…

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Word of the Day: Ch'i and Qi

Ch'i: (definition)

Vital energy that is held to animate the body internally and is of central importance in some Eastern systems of medical treatment (such as acupuncture) and of exercise or self-defense (such as tai chi)

An alternate spelling of…

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Part IV: The Ghosts of Bridgerdoom

My next song has been released! 

I'll provide some background on the song in four parts over four separate Blogs. 

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Part IV:

Song construction: I experimented with arpeggiated sounds using controlled randomness (if that makes…

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Part III: ribald ghostly romance

My next song has been released

I'll provide some background on the song in four parts over four separate Blogs. 

Part III

Word of caution, everything may not be quite as refined as it first seems within this awaiting castle…

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Part II: Push

My next song has been released

I'll provide some background on the song in four parts over four separate Blogs.  

Part II 

This piece was created mostly "in the box" so it is fairly synth heavy and electronic.  It formed…

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divergence smashed (Part III of III song background)

Photo Op has been finalized for digital distribution and is about to be delivered to digital platforms; release date is still targeted for Friday, 26 AUG 22.  

I'll provide some background on the song in three parts over three…

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Lions and Tigers and bears; oh my!

I completed my lyric video over this past weekend and I thought it came out pretty cool. I plan to premier it on 26 AUG 22 so keep an eye out for it on Youtube.  It's got Lions and Tigers…

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fuzzy shape (Part II of III song background)

Photo Op has been finalized for digital distribution and is about to be delivered to digital platforms; release date is still targeted for Friday, 26 AUG 22. 

I'll provide some background on the song in three parts over three separate…

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ad-libbing (Part I of III song background)

Photo Op has been finalized for digital distribution and is about to be delivered to digital platforms; release date is still targeted for Friday, 26 AUG 22.

I'll provide some background on the song in three parts over three separate…

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Song Demo

I made a blog post on 15 July 22 in which the last paragraph reads like this: 

"I have three things going on: brand new song in creation with a very traditional, simple acoustic guitar vibe, almost country-ish but also…

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93 Million Miles

I have noticed a pattern emerging for my song creation, song final mixing and my song distribution and marketing process over the last several years.  I do not know if it is typical or an ideal process but it is…

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Muddled

Word of the Day: Muddled

News

new song on the way
couple of weeks
still tweaking it

paint with no color
by David Husted

muddle the fresh mint leaves
sugar and lime, stirred easy
white rum…

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Stranger Things

Since a new season of Stranger Things is now out on Netflix, I thought it would be appropriate to post a song I created several months ago called Comatose.  If you listen to this show's theme song and compare…

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Horizon

I feel the creative juices starting to simmer but they are over that third hill to the left about 20 miles away. Hoping to make it there eventually.

 

Dave

 

 

It ain't right

I have a new single scheduled for release next Friday.  It focuses on the tragic situation going on in Ukraine.

Here is the news clip that informed the song's development.  This was not deliberate.  My mind must have been ruminating…

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potential

potential
pre
untethered
here
diverted
here
resonate
here
waiting
here
falling
slowly
open
patient
bared
before
first notes
after
last songs

David Husted

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo by Kaique Rocha

 

Elvis Bowie

Amazing news! Reports are out that Elvis Bowie will be featured as lead vocalist on Dave's upcoming album release called Many Faces on 15 APR 22!  This is truly astounding news! This means that somehow Dave and Elvis made amends…

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I Wish You All the Happiness in the World.

My New Song called Garden was released today!  Find it on any of your favorite streaming platforms!

I finished my final editing touches to my music video version of the song last night and I am now ready to share…

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10x

 

 

When you have done a complete re-mix of a song 10 times; it is time to stop.  

This particular creation will not be released for many months.  It will ferment in the vault for awhile on its own.

I write…

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