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Release A Day #7 ~ March 23, 2020

Ok, it’s time to get some weird on.  

There are times in life where after climbing to the top of a mountain you just want to raise your voice and holler I AM HERE!  It’s a celebratory thing.  A declaration of presence.  I’ve made it this far.  Whew.  But there’s no-one else around, you’re in the wilderness, so it’s really all just for you.  

This piece of music was born in sheer freaky joy, the celebration of a flow state having discovered what I still think to this day is a truly unique lead guitar sound.  There’s not much more to it than that.  I think that is every guitarists dream, to find a unique voice that is distinctly theirs, and this is decidedly one of mine.  It’s murky yet distinct, just like many passages in my life.

Yes, it’s a canned drum track. Sorry about that.  At the time it wasn’t meant to be anything more than a glorified metronome, but it ended up in this one-take-recording so it’s there for whatever it’s worth and there’s nothing I can do about that.  This is definitely a flow vibe that I want to do more with in a better rhythmic context, but it’s still one of my fav pieces from over the years.

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