• Kalimba & Blades
    Music,  Song Fu / SpinTunes

    Schnipp, Schnapp!

    Our new song, for SpinTunes round two, has now hit the net: I was very pleased with the reviews we received for our first round song, both from the official judges and from others who took the time to review…

  • Culture Novels
    Influences,  Music,  Solo

    A Lament for The Culture

    I’m currently coming towards the end of the month’s challenge to create short musical pieces and accompanying photographs based on prompts from FMSPhotoADay. The results so far can be found on my previous post on the subject, but I thought…

  • Music,  Song Fu / SpinTunes

    Autopsy of a Lollipop Lady

    SpinTunes is back! After sitting out the last couple, I’m back in the game with twist. As “Drei Viertel Drei”, Katharina and I entered our song “Lollipop Lady” into the first round. The challenge was to write a song about…

  • SpinTunes Logo
    Music,  Solo

    SpinTunes Round #1

    It has been a while since I last undertook a musical challenge. Song Fu has passed on, but in its place has risen SpinTunes. This is a similar set of challenges to Song Fu, but with a judging panel rather…

  • Music,  Song Fu / SpinTunes

    Masters of Song Fu – "#onedayintwitter"

    Another ‘Masters of Song Fu’ comes to a close with the final voting round posted today and it’s been fun. The format of the competition has changed significantly from the first time I entered, with all contestants staying in until…

  • Music,  Song Fu / SpinTunes

    Masters of Song Fu – "Happy People"

    My entry into the latest “Masters Of Song Fu” contest is up on their site, ready and waiting expectantly for your vote. It’s a happy little ditty featuring uke, yobstick, synth (the old Crumar Performer string synth) and shaker. Comments…