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Saturday, July 07, 2007

Summer Idylls

I pulled my guitar from out of the corner for the second time this month... this time to record a tune called Island Life. It's meant to capture that lazy Summer loungy feel. It reminds me of the music we listened to as we whiled away the days at a swanky outdoor pool called Breach Candy in Bombay, India.

Click here to hear the song.

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At 7/07/2007 11:37:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

How very languidly/tropically pretty and serene.


At 7/08/2007 11:38:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Very very beautiful John. Have you got a repetoire? Please share.


At 7/08/2007 01:12:00 PM, Blogger Yojimbo_5 said...


Perfectly conveys the quality you describe.

Ya shoulda seen the soft, slow-moving patterns it produced in my Windows Media Player.

At 7/08/2007 08:57:00 PM, Blogger soapysteve said...

The tempo needs to be doubled, and there should be at least 400 more notes just in that first measure. ;)

Seriously, I'm jealous. Like Starscream unto Megatron. I want to steal your pliant, unspoiled tendons. Email me this file and I'll play it at my first wedding reception gig.

At 7/09/2007 10:50:00 AM, Blogger John said...

Ah Steve, me and my unfettered tendons are flattered. But I don't think this is particularly worthy of being played at at anyone's wedding.

As for emailing you the file... I dunno how things work on a MacPuter, but on a PC, you just click on the link... and when WMP or some other MP3 playing app starts playing the song... you click on the "Save File As" option.

And I would certainly never feel cheated were someone to "steal" my song. Same goes with the photographs. Since I am an amateur artist, rather than a professional, I'm simply flattered if anyone ever wanted to own either.

At 7/16/2007 09:15:00 AM, Blogger John said...

And Pam... as for a repetoire, I guess I have a few noodlings that I like to play. Maybe, during this new phase of guitar playing, I'll try to record decent versions of all of them.

If I do that, perhaps I'll be inspired to start writing new noodlings.


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