Category Archives: Half the Man
Here’s an outtake from the previous post, Doghouse. I had originally planned to include a big mess of rising guitar lines at the end, creating sort of a punk Shepard Tone. In the end I decided that it added volume … Continue reading
One more punk song and then I’ll slow things down a little: Doghouse, MP3.
Now for some good old three chord punk. I can’t remember what ignited such an angry song. I seem to remember some frustration with a music department’s bureaucracy, but that doesn’t make for very good punk rock, now does it? Whatever … Continue reading
Continuing my Half the Man marathon, “Not At All” is an epic song featuring a Faustian character who comes to the end of the line and realizes that all his life’s dreams are evaporating before his eyes. It was originally … Continue reading
Weekly? Did I say weekly? Well, I just couldn’t wait that long to add another song to the Half the Man project. So there! “True Confessions” is sort of a mid-life reflection, which, of course, means that it’s too old … Continue reading
As promised, here is the first of my weekly posts from the upcoming album, Half the Man. “Walking the Wire” is one that I’ve played dozens of times solo since I wrote it in 1997, so it’s particularly gratifying to flesh out … Continue reading