Album Release!

Album #6, The Ookanewi Project, Volume One, is now available for streaming and purchase worldwide: BandCamp (limited edition CD also exclusively available here) iTunes Spotify Amazon Google Play Advertisements

Production Log: Waiting for Spring

Composition for this track started on my Ono baritone ukulele experimenting with chords using two fingers and two open strings. Here’s the simplified chord chart: I threw in some more fingers later but that was the starting point. Ironically, this much was done in the spring and I posted a quick jam of it back in […]

Using… NanoStudio… to make a drum kit?

NanoStudio was the very first app that made me want to get involved with making music on iOS back in 2011. Was there another “all in one” production environment at the time? Maybe BeatMaker but I didn’t pick it up until several years later and I’ve still never got on well with that one. “NS1” […]

Production Log:Swiftlet in the Sun

Composition for this one began just noodling on my Ono baritone ukulele. The chord progressions were worked out and entered into the Guitar Toolkit app for safekeeping. I went through a number of attempts at formulating a style and arrangement. I tried some ideas in ChordBot, iDS-10, and DM2 and didn’t really settle on anything […]