Been checkin out Blip.fm the last week or so and its one of the cooler sites out there! Its basic a microblogging, twitter like site that lets you search for music and ‘Blip’ or play your favorite music as a new post. You can even embed your latest few chosen tracks in your site as I’ve done at the bottom of this page..
Sound quality is excellent and there seems to be a lot of music in the database. I’m not though!
“Strange Blues” was written and recorded around 2000 and its just a weird take on the traditional blues form with lyrics describing my ‘strange’ feelings at the time!
“Outlander” is a song about feeling outcast by society and was written about 1999. It features a strange mix of echoed harmonica and weird chord progressions to produce a chilling, ethereal & spacious soundscape.
“Take me Away” is just a short instrument only song which is kinda uplifting and took me away from problems I was having at the time I wrote it around 1998.
Just occurred to me recently that I know f*** all about the current music scene, I been livin’ in the 60’s for the last decade ever since I was in my Doors cover band “The End”. I don’t even have top of the pops any more to tell me what people like and the radio in my car usually spills out current affairs/talk programs or classical music to ease my mood! Continue reading “Any Good Music!?”