February Album Writing Month 2010

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http://fawm.org/fawmers/wages/

Would it be anything else?

Well, actually, it may become Hoglen & Wages on most tracks. :)
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http://fawm.org/fawmers/joneric/

Two down, twelve to go.

Uploaded an mp3 demo of the song I finished tonight, and I finally got around to uploading the mp3 of last night's song too.
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hmm... so i started to record music for "boron rod", but in the middle it turned into a completely different song. but i think that is okay. it's another song for fawm!
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I am so disapponted.

I started recording a song last night, and thought it may be fun to do it under a new name - maybe go for a new sort of sound. A name that came to my head a few days ago that I thought sounded cool was :

"The Periodic Table of the Elephants"


anyway - a quick google showed that I was far from the first person to think of it. Bugger.
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Two down.... "Social Risk" and "Lofty":

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Looks like the toy elephants I brought back from India. Put a crystal meth pipe in it and it's Breaking Bad Elephant. /groan

I'm in full on writing mode now. I found I did this two years ago. Stewed, then exploded with recordings. For me, however, FAWM is like Songfight!. It's not enough, for me at least, to just write the songs. I have to record them and master them as well. It's part of the chaos. A song written, recorded, mastered and uploaded in a matter of average of every 2 days is no small feat. The only FAWM I completed I recorded and wrote the bulk in 5 crammed days at the end of February. I hope it doesn't go that way this year. That was hell on my wife and family, not to mention the virtual jet-lag of recording every single night til 6 am. Big carafe of coffee who completes it on the recorded front. Whatever that means.
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I didn't record a new one last night, but the wife is heading out of town for the weekend, so I think I can nail down at least a good half-dozen more before I have to go to work on Monday.

By the way, the heat's out in my apartment. Criminey.
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Caravan Ray wrote: "The Periodic Table of the Elephants"
that looks like one of those charity decorating contests they do these days. a city has some sort of icon, they make a bunch of them, area artists paint them or whatever, they get placed around the city for a while then auctioned off for charity.
it's a cool name. i'm sure you could use it anyway, these are certainly unrelated areas.
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Song #2 posted. Hoping to spend some time commenting tomorrow.

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8pm last night, I started an AAD (of course, this will also contribute to my FAWM count). They're going to be eight piano demos recorded between 8 and 8, so I'm calling it Eight 88s. As of 4am, I had six songs, then crashed for six hours. I've got ten hours to do the last two.

This puts me at 9 out of 14 and counting.

Relistening to last night's work right now; some of them are still holding up on repeated listens after a night's sleep. http://fawm.org/fawmers/joneric/
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I've been writing alot, not finishing much, and not yet recording, until just now. My first demo is up, "I Can See You", songfight title from June 2001:

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OK.

I am about 70% through a song.

I may not finish it in time for the "Boron Rod" fight, and at the moment, it is sounding a bit crap. But it is looking like I will get at least 1 song up for FAWM!

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Three songs and counting....

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i've got two done, a couple more in progress. but my freakin' acid keeps crashing. three times in the last 10 minutes. no idea what its problem is. this computer is getting so unstable.
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HeuristicsInc wrote:my freakin' acid keeps crashing.
Find a new dealer, man.
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HeuristicsInc wrote:i've got two done, a couple more in progress. but my freakin' acid keeps crashing. three times in the last 10 minutes. no idea what its problem is. this computer is getting so unstable.
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Demo number 12 is up! I think I was channeling Wages on this one. Two more to goooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Nothing yet... :-(
Guess it 'll take an album a day to do it. Maybe. But I feel sort of uninspired...
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Generic wrote:Demo number 12 is up! I think I was channeling Wages on this one. Two more to goooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
You truly have a gift in that you can complete 12 pieces of music in such a short period of time.
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fluffy wrote:
Generic wrote:Demo number 12 is up! I think I was channeling Wages on this one. Two more to goooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
You truly have a gift in that you can complete 12 pieces of music in such a short period of time.
I'm feeling a little violated.

Oh, and my two new tracks Fighting Apathy While Seeking a Smile and A Heart Can Only Wear a Sleeve brings me up to 5 demos:
http://fawm.org/fawmers/wages/

...maybe my next title will exceed 10 syllables....
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fluffy wrote:
Generic wrote:Demo number 12 is up! I think I was channeling Wages on this one. Two more to goooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
You truly have a gift in that you can complete 12 pieces of music in such a short period of time.
Jon already clearly stated that he's not doing his Gift of Music song because he's "not enthusiastic about the source material, and it's weighing [him] down". Don't expect him to suddenly stop FAWMing and pull a cover together. He's mentally moved on to other things. So, I say that we should move on and get someone else to do a cover from the Boffo Yux Dudes' list.
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