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I recently discovered three songs we had recorded in 1993 or 1994 shortly before breaking up. These tracks are the only ones (that I know of) that have our new player, the only personnel change we had in over 10 years. The title is obviously…read more
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Sadly, an unfinished track I recorded about the time I ran out of money. Back when I was writing four or five tunes a day. Played guitars, mandolin, keyboards, and I'm guessing it's my original keyboard drum and bass parts that I did at home…read more
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Written & Recorded: July 1-2, 2011 DADGAD First time I've picked up a guitar since February. Still not feeling it, though...
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Written & Recorded: Feb 26, 2011 GADGAD Capo III, DADGAD Capo III This is probably my last track for this year's RPM Challenge (leaving it incomplete for 2011). I'm kind of worn out and not feeling super inspired this year and I sort of…read more
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Written and Recorded: February 22, 2011 DADGAD, DADGBD
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I recently discovered three songs we had recorded in 1993 or 1994 shortly before breaking up. These tracks are the only ones (that I know of) that have our new player, the only personnel change we had in over 10 years. The title is obviously…read more
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Keyboards: Doug Sparling Composer: Doug Sparling Written/Recorded: 2006 Old music library track. I recorded this with a cheap Yamaha keyboard my step-father gave me. Wish I would have add little more to the repeat of the melody, but I think I…
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Recently picked up an old Ovation 12 string for cheap and also the newer Boss octave pedal, so I had to do something with the new toys
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This is a Phil Keaggy tune. I swiped his original loop and then built my own thing on top of it. Might have been longer, but my volume swell effect keeps slipping out of sync with everything else. May work on it more at a later date
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Noodling with the "art guitar" in DADGAD tuning in the Serra sculpture Vortex at the FW MOMA. No fx added, all natural reverb/delay inside the structure.
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Noodling with the "art guitar" in DADGAD tuning in the Serra sculpture Vortex at the FW MOMA. No fx added, all natural reverb/delay inside the structure.
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From heart to heart it comes A stream of sounds That so worries, So beckon ... For Trevor, the one and only
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A bit of improv done yesterday with my newly refurbished fretless guitar. Finally got the midi pickup to track almost right! Part of the sounds were gotten by rubbing a teaspoon on the strings.
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This track is from the 1986 Scartaglen album "The Middle Path". The first tune "Jezaig" was composed by Breton musician Gilles Le Bigot. The second tune is one of the "Cantigas de Santa Maria" and is attributed to King Alfonso X of Spain Roger…read more
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Written & Recorded: July 1-2, 2011 DADGAD First time I've picked up a guitar since February. Still not feeling it, though...
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Guest said

This one is singing back to me. ~Carron

Something I recorded a couple years ago. If I ever do a "Celtic Christmas" CD, it'll probably sound like this...
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Guest said

This is lovely! Thank you!

Something I recorded a couple years ago. If I ever do a "Celtic Christmas" CD, it'll probably sound like this...
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Guest said

Beautiful Doug!!!

Something I recorded a couple years ago. If I ever do a "Celtic Christmas" CD, it'll probably sound like this...
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Guest said

Beautiful Doug!

Something I recorded a couple years ago. If I ever do a "Celtic Christmas" CD, it'll probably sound like this...
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Guest said

Thanks Doug, the first Christmas music on Christmas morning!

Multi-instrumentalist and composer - Celtic, ambient, experimental, electronica, orchestral. Don’t play live, studio only. I place some music in music libraries, but always write for myself. Guitar, lap steel, keyboards, penny whistle, synth/software, looper.

from Missouri, United States

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