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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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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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Photo Op

Hope to release a new single in about three weeks (26 AUG 22) if all goes as planned.  What could go wrong?

 

 

Cover Art for next single

Here is the cover art for my new song Paint with No Color.  The company I distribute my music through also gave me some free credits to create a music lyric video through Rotor Video which is kind of cool…

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Andriy

The situation in Ukraine is heartbreaking and incomprehensible……it ain't right. 

I saw one specific example (of many) in a news article that really got to me about the effects of this senseless war on ordinary people.  People just trying to…

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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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New Album Release Today! Many Faces

Good Morning, 

My latest album was released today and is called Many Faces. You can now find it on all music streaming and digital radio platforms. That means it is time for you to stop whatever you're doing…

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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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SteamPunkPondering is Back!

Rumors are running un-checked that Dave is working to bring the old gang back to feature on his new album. First we heard that he lured fiery guitar legend Lars "Bedhead"  back into the fold with a lucrative contract and…

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