Tag: demos

  • Memory Lane (demo)

    Out on a jaunt Seeing the hindsights

  • Most of the time I’m a peaceful man

    The Reuben Kincaid cover Negativland by way of Haight-Ashbury and CBGB.

  • Bringing the rain

    Earlier this year I was in New York on business so of course I spent some time hanging out with my brother, codename “xourmas.” (We have a little duo when we play together called the Power & Mighty.) He taught me a few cover tunes he had been working on over the past little while,…

  • This ain’t no cocktail you buy in a bar

    This ain’t no cocktail you buy in a bar

    One of the songs I’ve been playing the longest with the Reuben Kincaid is an original by Ceil Vortex about prison booze called “Pruno”…

  • Tomorrow’s the day my bride’s a-gonna come

    I’ve been messing around with the Bob Dylan song “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere,” which was popularized by the Byrds, among others. Six years ago I posted some vocal and baritone uke musings to this blog and promptly forgot about it. Then the Reuben Kincaid started jamming together and we broke this song out once or…

  • I must admit I felt a little uneasy

    Sometime last year I was messing with the changes to “Tangled Up in Blue” by Bob Dylan and worked out a somewhat comfortable way to play it on the ukulele. I put down a basic rhythm track with a little bit of fingerpicking on it, doubled it (there are, like, nine verses) and then sang…