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Metronome: The Musician's Bane

If a metronome was portrayed as an animal in a National Geographic special, I think it would read something like this:

“The elusive metronome is a discrete predatory species and goes largely unnoticed and ignored on a day-to-day basis within the animal kingdom. 601 more words


Trappist Band Practice

Somewhere in El Sereno

Phil Vera- Guitar. Chris Dodge-Bass. Ryan Harkins-Drums.


Shot with: Minolta X-370

Film: Ilford 400 & Arista Ultra EDU 400

How to Reach a High Note

Being in a band is a lot of fun. You get to make music with your friends and you have the chance to influence people you don’t even know. 520 more words

ah, spring...

…when every dickhead neighbour fires up their lawnmower, weed eater, chainsaw, ATV, and anything else they can find to ruin an otherwise peaceful, lovely day. 338 more words

Should We Ban The Music Stands?

This has become a conversation over the past few years in worship ministry. Possibly, it’s even become a battle in some chruches. Should we allow music stands on the stage? 1,646 more words


Procrastination as an Art Form

It’s been 23 days since the band’s last gig.  Today will be our first post-gig rehearsal.  We picked a few songs to work on.  Have I learned them?   223 more words