Thanks for the suggestion. I'll check it out. If you like an author that talks about the "music all around us" angle, check out The Listening Book: Discovering Your Own Music 978-1590308318
As a follow up- If you like Pattison's books, check out Popular Lyric Writing: 10 Steps to Effective Storytelling 978-0876390870. It builds on Pattison's ideas but takes a different direction as well that isn't…"
Good luck with the exercises. I've read Pattison's books and seen around the web others posting their object writing. I like the idea a lot and it makes sense, but I have a hard time getting into the "habit"…"
Good start :) Nice imagery and a lot of guitar variety.
Suggestion: Consider looking again at the melody line; particularly in the verses. For me, there could be more variety. The words are changing but the melody line and phrasing…"
>Is this one of those Hand Of God things that just happens, or it doesn't? Or is this something that someone can just sit down and sketch out the details of and piece together... art?
Good news! Storytelling in Song can be taught…"
"Regarding SongFrame by Tanager Audioworks - I tried it, but couldn't really get it to work to make anything sound decent. You know you can download it for free and have a few days to try it out. -I still like the idea behind it, but it's…"
"Sounds great! I like all the change ups....nit picking comments to follow.....take or leave....
the "record hiss" at the beginning seemed too loud. I think you were trying to sound like an old record, if so, I've heard a hiss…"
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Christmas in Our Hearts
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We can have a tree and snow
A Yule log, candles, and some mistletoe
Shiny tinsel and fancy cards
But that’s not where Christmas…"
Nice vocals, harmonica and guitar -performance. Nice sentiment as well. My only preference would have to have had the tempo picked up a bit, but enjoyed the listen none the less.
Thanks for sharing.