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Enigma of the Absolute

September 27th, 2009

Enigma_of_the_Absolute_HG This is a song by a band called Dead Can Dance. Their style spans a range of genres, and they have had an enduring influence despite never really being successful in the commercial mainstream (whatever that means). The original version of this song always struck me as very exquisite and ethereal, though I think […]

Lasers In My Eyes

September 24th, 2009

LasersInMyEyes Hey! Here’s a song. The lyrics on the chorus to this song are a hamfisted-because-it-sounds-too-cool metaphor for how I act towards the women I like. I ogle and try as hard as I can not to be noticed. It is a terrible way to be, I don’t like being a stare man. I’m working […]

Growing Up

September 17th, 2009

GrowingUp This is just me, and it’s pretty spare.

Bland People

September 12th, 2009

This is a cover of a song from an Isreali band called The Churchills. As a band, their style was a survey of late 1960’s pop, with some mediterranean flavors added into the mix. The original song is called “Straight People” (straight as in conformist). I decided to make the intended meaning more explicit by […]

Stronger Than I Am

September 10th, 2009

StrongerThanIAm Sorry I didn’t get a song in last week – I was on vacation back home and unfortunately did not have access to any recording equipment. Hopefully in the future my setup can be a bit more portable. In any event, I ended up adding some distorted guitars to this one. And then I […]

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