Archive for April, 2022

Steel Shadow

“Steel Shadow” is an original instrumental that is something of a mashup of my many influences.

April 30, 2022 at 7:22 am Leave a comment

Similitude

“Similitude” is an original instrumental intended to sound like something the Shadows might have written and recorded in the 1980s after they became aware of the work of Mark Knopfler and Dire Straits.

April 29, 2022 at 7:22 am 1 comment

Old Man Slowin’ Down

“Old Man Slowin’ Down” is an original instrumental intended to sound like one of the country/rockabilly tracks the Ventures or other early 1960s groups might have recorded.

April 28, 2022 at 7:47 am Leave a comment

Moving in the Shadows

“Moving in the Shadows” is an original instrumental intended to sound like something the Shadows might have recorded in the early to mid 1960s.

April 27, 2022 at 7:29 am Leave a comment

One Time in a Day

“One Time in a Day” is an original instrumental an a 1980s-ish jazz/pop fusion style. I think there is also some Allman Brothers/Southern Rock influence as well.

April 23, 2022 at 7:36 am Leave a comment

Once in Every Morning

“Once in Every Morning” is an original instrumental ballad, influenced by the Shadows, Hank Marvin, and others.

April 22, 2022 at 7:31 am Leave a comment

Fizzies

“Fizzies” is an original unstrumental intended to sound like something the Ventures might have recorded in the early 1960s. I think this one sounds a bit like a commercial jingle for some kind of a “fun” product like a toy or candy.

April 21, 2022 at 7:55 am Leave a comment

One Time I Had a Thought

“One Time I Had a Thought” is an original instrumental ballad intended to sound llike something the Shadows might have recorded in the late 1960s or early 1970s.

April 20, 2022 at 7:37 am Leave a comment

Steel Sequence

“Steel Sequence” is an original instrumental composition in something of a 1980s style. I can hear several of my influences in this tune, including the Shadows, Hank Marvin, Steely Dan, and Rachmaninoff.

April 16, 2022 at 7:41 am Leave a comment

Dançando Nas Sombras

“Dançando Nas Sombras” is an original instrumental intended to sound like something the Shadows might have recorded in the early to mid 1960s.

April 15, 2022 at 7:15 am Leave a comment

Nokie’s Boogie

“Nokie’s Boogie” is an original instrumental blues that pays tribute to Nokie Edwards, one of my guitar heroes.

April 14, 2022 at 7:52 am Leave a comment

Will There Come a Time

“Will There Come a Time” is an original instrumental ballad, influenced by the Shadows, Hank Marvin, and others.

April 13, 2022 at 7:55 am Leave a comment

Highway Rider

“Highway Rider” is an original instrumental in a Southern Rock style.

April 9, 2022 at 7:51 am Leave a comment

I See in the Shadows

“I See in the Shadows” is an original instrumental intended to sound like something the Shadows might have recorded in the early to mid-1960s.

April 8, 2022 at 7:45 am Leave a comment

Burnout

“Burnout” is an original instrumental intended to sound like a guitar-rock track from the early 1960s that might have been recorded by the Ventures or other group inspired by surf-rock and “drag-racing-rock”. In drag-racing, a “burnout” is the pre-race process whereby the driver “warms up” the racing slicks by spinning them on the track.

April 7, 2022 at 7:03 am Leave a comment

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