Sitting On The “Yellow Couch” Has Been Uplifting

Ideas To Art

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For the past 2 months i’ve penned about 5 songs in the open “E” tuning.  I picked up a 1965 Stella acoustic guitar and converted it to my banging little blues box.  This guitar, for the price, sounds amazing when mic’d up.  It has a deadening warmth that’s usually hard to replicate.  It has different color than my 79 Martin.

Well one of the songs, “Cuts and Scars” was snagged by Steelesque (my Rock and Roll band) and the other four will make up my new EP.  The titles currently stand as White Off Rice, Reverse The Sun, Reign of Rain and Feed The Wolf.

When I finished tracking my ideas in my studio I realized something really organic was rearing it’s head. A most certain departure to the songs Steelesque performs.  The idea of creating space and avoiding sonic conflict was a focal point.  The melodies found their way…

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