Was talking with someone about Baker Street by Gerry Rafferty then re-explored it online. Didn’t realize that the opening swell is a synthesizer not a guitar but more interesting was […]

the computer age

In years past, the engineers at Metalworks always knocked me out when I could afford a recording session there. Their knowledge and talent and kindness were so impressive. Once in […]

There’s this thing in music software called a plug-in. It simulates physical objects like instruments or amplifiers and all the various physical studio effects reverb, delay, distortion. When you select […]

When me and Don and Hugh and Wayne made that record with Edie Brickell in the rehearsals and writing we would make a groove and it would feel good and […]

from time to time i return to a project – making commercial sounding demos for some of my songs. my sense is that the michael bubl√©’s of the world (or […]

I produced and arranged a whole record for Edie Brickell which never came out. Broke my heart. She was a pretty big artist then, 1991. My band was all over […]

Long time ago we were in the movie Postcards From The Edge, quite the amazing moments, fancy hotel, easy work schedule. There goes Gene Hackman, there’s Shirley McLaine and rehearsing […]

A PhD student was studying the 1000 year works of composer Hildegard Von Bingen when she came upon her old poetic axioms positioning music as a metaphor for all sound […]