A Name for This
Oranges Are Sweet
This should give you a sense of what I'm doing. That's Chaos on guitar.
I'm Going Back [to Cali]
Homage to LL Cool J
Just One More Gear
Just riffing here.
Inspired by reading E.L. Doctorow's Billy Bathgate. A book you should go out immediately and read. Right now. Put down the device. Get thee to a brick-and-mortar bookstore. That is, after you've listened to this fabulous cut.
Have You Heard
I found this ancient Viking tale carved into a rock in a language I don't understand.
Dis is the Dis Track
One line in this piece is tonally incorrect, and yet it's the only one you would hear as a "serious" dis, either on the hoop court or, possibly in the Dozens (something I only experienced in a derivative form, and so cannot claim expertise). Can you find it? Special thanks to Chaos for sharing this one with me.
The Island, Songs for Sixpence
The final version of this poem was publised by Korea Lit
Make it Slow, Songs for Sixpence, 2004
Blue is the Color, Pre-recording, Songs for Sixpence, 2004
I have a way better version of this somewhere. I just don't know where. If I ever get a real guitar here in the Arctic north, I will play it again.
Las Palomas, Songs for Sixpence, 2004
The Ocean is Most Ocean, Songs for Sixpence, 2004
Poem by Alejandro Escude
Al Pasar, Songs for Sixpence, 2004
Neruda's Blues, Songs for Sixpence, 2004
These questions come from Neruda's Book of Questions. I think they provide the answer-book in the after-life. He hasn't gotten back to me on that yet.
Midnight in Black Warrior, Songs for Sixpence, 2004
Inside Time: Lyrics forthcoming. Update: no lyrics seem to be forthcoming. Update: no changes pending. Update: no lyrics.
Train to Lafayette
This is a sample of one verse.