Wednesday, January 6, 2021

GOBA 2017 - Soundtrack - Getting in Gear by William a Jones

I merged one of my favorite tracks with a fairly old video clip I shot in Findlay, Ohio back in 2017.  I was riding in the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA) event.  The soundtrack features my new recording method of using two microphones, one left, one right, true stereo.   I used it on both the rhythm and lead acoustic guitar parts.  Anyways...... 

GOBA 2017 - Soundtrack - Getting in Gear by William a Jones



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Thursday, November 19, 2020

Writing Song Lyrics First

 Writing song lyrics first, without music in mind, is a very difficult thing to do.  Having the melody line determines the rhythm of the words.  Without that fundamental pattern of time signature and tempo and quantization level, all you really have is syllable count and end word rhyming.  This fact probably accounts for why poetry can seem stiff and regimented.

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Listen to "William a Jones Essentials" on YouTube

Finally added a playlist on YouTube.   Only 10 tracks across my last 4 albums; picked tracks that were most popular.

William a Jones Essentials

GOBA 2017 - Soundtrack - Getting in Gear by William a Jones

I merged one of my favorite tracks with a fairly old video clip I shot in Findlay, Ohio back in 2017.  I was riding in the Great Ohio Bicycl...