Manwomanchild has a new single out today called “Memory Leak!”
Listen to my new single: The Retreat
We’re releasing a new single today. It’s called “The Retreat!”
If you like this song, you can buy our album, Awkward Island. It’s available on iTunes and Bandcamp.
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Podcast Episode: The Fiverr Song Project
Check it out! I’m launching my podcast, Sample Size: 1, today. In the first episode, I explore the bizarre world of Fiverr, a website that lets you purchase services for five dollars. As an experiment in online music collaboration with strangers, I take one of my own songs and replace each instrument track with a new recording made by a Fiverr session musician. The episode chronicles the process and culminates in a version of the song produced entirely by the Internet.
Song: Manwomanchild – Return to Ithaca
Song: Manwomanchild – I Know a Man
Groove 151 (STBB 420)
My second Stones Throw Beat Battle entry.
Song: Manwomanchild – The Difficult Years
Song: Manwomanchild – The Telepath Returns
While my influences are mostly in the 70s post-punk and to some extent glam-rock vein, I’ve been on a psychedelic kick lately. I guess this song is partly the product of that. The angular chord changes on some of those late 60s psych records really appeal to me, and you can hear elements of Syd Barrett / early Pink Floyd, Os Mutantes, and the Pretty Things in the melody here.
Lyrically, the song went through a couple of transformations, so it’s very different from where it started. It was initially about a group of mountaineers who climb Mt. Everest only to be arrested when they get to the top, but this first-person voice crept in and kind of shifted the song toward its current shape, equal parts gleeful and menacing.
Song: Manwomanchild – Recent History
As promised, we are releasing an entirely new track today! It’s called Recent History! Download it for free here.
Song: Manwomanchild – Wedding Toast
As promised, we are releasing an entirely new track today! It’s called Wedding Toast! Download it from SoundCloud here.