02 12 / 2011

Hey all, I am still sharing a song a day, trying to be as consistent as I can.  Things have been crazy preparing for Costa Rica, passing on my practice to the teacher who will teach my kids while I’m gone, and battle the weird bug going around.  Through it all, I still have music and I still am sharing the newest, most pertinant snippets of music for the day.  I have bee posting everything via my laptop and iphone straight to soundcloud.  Fret not, I will post the blog entries for each day very soon.

I will be writting all of my entries in an old journal by hand.  I will make duplicates and include the CDs.  For those that would like a copy. Thanks everyone for your continued support.  It motivates me more than I can express.  

~derek

28 10 / 2011

25 10 / 2011

Here is the raw mix of ‘Lead to Believe’ a song I made in Ableton Live (awesome program). Most of my songs are made in Pro Tools, so I’m experimenting with new tools with this one.  

Lead to Believe (Raw Mix) - entry 38 by framingmusic

25 10 / 2011

'When Sun Meets the Willow' is the song I heard when writing this poem:

Morning ushers my daily birth

The sun meets the willow

Breathing moments

Flexing time

An empty seat atop Tabor

The sun descends the crest. 

Where we meet our daily death. 

When Sun Meets the Willow by framingmusic

24 10 / 2011

'Transition' is a new part to the Entropy project.

Transition - entry 36 by framingmusic

22 10 / 2011

'Your Smirk Isn't Helping' is a tune from the Muddled project. I recorded this at Roseway Heights after lessons using my iPhone. 

Your Smirk Isn’t Helping - entry 34 by framingmusic

22 10 / 2011

'Two Gypsies Dance' is a simple gypsy duet with the piano and harmonium. 

Two Gypsies Dance by framingmusic

21 10 / 2011

I am learning Latin/Salsa (and loving it). Here’s one of my exercises I’ve been doing to get the rhythm - ‘No Seas Tonto’.

No Seas Tonto - entry 32 by framingmusic

20 10 / 2011

Simply, ‘Elation’ is a song about over-exaggerated celebration for seemingly minor triumphs to others, but a glorious conquest to you. Felt like I’ve posted one too many dramatic songs lately, so here’s a light-hearted tune.

Elation - entry 31 by framingmusic

19 10 / 2011

Yesterday I posted a rather dark song from the ‘Entropy’ project. Today, I posted the resolution section - ‘A Warm Light’. I have been playing several songs from this project. Who knows, maybe you will see a finished album… 
The song is performed live at Roseway after lessons.

A Warm Light - entry 31 by framingmusic