Just a bit about vocal style: Turn on any radio and you’ll hear a lot of different vocal styles. There’s styles by genre and then there’s personal style. I once gave a workshop that focused on singing as both a meditation and also as personal expression…so a comment I heard by vocalist K.D. Lang recently caught my ear. Read the rest of this entry »
In writing some of the new lyrics a bit of a philosophical discussion ensued… I suppose you could consider this all ongoing: I’d love your thoughts. Some of the topics…
What is our human potential? Can we know it? Is there a limit to it?
What about our individual potential? How do we consciously direct our own growth?
And what about actively using both sides of the brain – how could that change us? Read the rest of this entry »
A friend sent this to me and it’s just so cool. When you click to enlarge this photo, you’ll see the woman spinning either clockwise or counterclockwise. It’s said that if she’s spinning clockwise, you’re using your right (creative) brain, and if you’re seeing her spin counterclockwise, you’re using your left (logical) brain.
If you look at it together with a friend, you may both be seeing her spin in opposite directions.
Today we made some progress on mixing some of the tunes that have been recorded over the past months including the last three (from last weekend). I awoke with the missing lyrics for Looking Glass Road; and grabbing my trusty pen and paper before I got out of bed, managed to jot them down before they faded away. Read the rest of this entry »