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Song evolution 3: the demo edit

When we last left our developing song (in part 2: a rough edit) we had a rudimentary song structure, but we were missing some good stuff: transitions, a chorus, a bridge. Usually after listening to the initial idea for a while, one or more of us will come up with[…]

Song evolution (part 1: a jam)

We labor over the songs we write. Music, lyrics, tempo, sounds… we’re always trying to get it to sound in our ears the way we hear it in our heads. Sometimes that takes a while. Okay, most of the time it takes a while. But we’re usually pretty pleased with[…]