Imaginary Puppet Theatre Set Design Sketch

Today I have a song experiment – this is a version where I played guitar, bass, piano, lap steel and mandolin: And here is just the guitar – which is the instrument I used to write the song: Wow – adding the other instruments changed the song to a point where it sounds just like another song I wrote a while back. Verrrry interesting…

Twelve String Autumn

I found more little hints of fall along my bike ride today. I also cut and painted what will become the Imaginary Puppet Theatre full moon with bats from a few blog posts ago. Big excitement here in Orinda this holiday weekend! Man, its so nice when you’re in your own world and loving it. Today’s song is part of a love affair I’m…

The Psychobilly Train

I’m really getting into Psychobilly and anything alto country, alt-americana. The more twisted, the better…

Lose to Win

I’m losing weight, and its a lot of work. I decided to name this blog and song after some corny idea of a motivational speech on losing weight – or perhaps a goofy self help book that repeats the same three ideas for hundreds of pages. Anyway, yesterday and today I had big fun with the 12 String guitar.

My Favorite Guitars

My all time favorite guitar is my pumpkin orange Gretsch. Its part of their value line of guitars – not the cheapest but much cheaper than their pro line. Its made in Korea, and its fit and finish is as good as the only “pro” guitar I own. This is a good part of why its my favorite – its off the scale as…