We’re a week into February Album Writing Month, and so far, so good! I’ve managed to keep pace this year, and the contributions from my fellow FAWMers has been stunning.
Though I plan to post the songs here eventually, you can hear the current Autoclamp FAWM songs at the Autoclamp FAWM artist page. Thanks for checking in!
In the process of setting up for FAWM, I finished a song that’s been kicking around in my head for a couple of weeks. It also seemed like a pretty good time to test recording equipment that I’ve never used, lest I crumple in tears on February 1 at not being able to record anything.
So here’s my first song of 2012, from the unrealized album “Early, Often, and Often Uninvited”:
Do Me a Kindness
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The holidays are nice and everything, but each year February becomes my favorite month a little bit more. Why? Because February is the month to write 14 songs with my friends at FAWM.org!
February Album Writing Month challenges participants to write a bunch of songs in an impossibly short period of time. You should too! Never written a song before? Many would-be songwriters have broken their dry spells with the support of FAWM’s great community.
So go for it. Sign up with FAWM.org this month, and make a song. The world can never have too many.
Today, I’m really speechless and pleased to have been included in the inaugural compilation of Up Your Legs Forever, a new Netlabel run by mad Canadian genius, Isaac Quatorze. The compilation is beyond amazing, includes a number of FAWM.org artists that I admire greatly, and it’s utterly free. Go get it, quickly!
In the spirit of UYLF, I also decided to make an Autoclamp compilation of sorts. With over 150 songs on this site, it’s become a challenge to sort through the growing Autoclamp song collection. I picked my sentimental favorites, and you can check it out here: Five Years of Confirmed Fears: Selected Songs 2004-2009.
Thanks for checking in!