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Site is Back

Somehow my posts database got corrupted (like… really corrupted) so I ended up needing to do a complete database restore to get the site back up and running.  Fortunately, I only lost one post, and that text is available somewhere … Continue reading

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New Music Week!

Get ready for it!  You’ve waited months for some new material, and finally, it’s coming this week.  Each day this week – Monday through Saturday – we’re releasing full-band versions of songs from our album “28 Days” for free.  That’s … Continue reading

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New Single. New Site.

It’s finally arrived!  The new single from Rebecca Best and Christopher Frazier, “Second Street Blues,” is now available for download on iTunes.  We’re excited about the sound and energy in the song, a soulful track that harkens back to some … Continue reading

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Thanks for Coming!

Thanks so much to everyone who came tonight. It was a blast to get to sing through our album for a group that was so into it and willing to be part of what was happening… Continue reading

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Los Caballeros (Practice Track)

Here’s one last track from our practice sessions: Los Caballeros. It’s a song about the horsemen who run their horses down in the dry bed of the San Gabriel River, east of Los Angeles. It’s also about a changing Los Angeles that often has little connection to its past. Continue reading

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Cooking Up Our First Single

In preparation for the gig, Rebecca and I knocked together the vocals for Second Street Blues – our first single! Continue reading

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No Songwriter Showcase Tonight?

It looks like the venue where the Songwriter Showcase happens has shut down… for good.  Unless I hear something different, it looks like there will be no showcase tonight.  If something does come together, I’ll post here.

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FAWM 2010: The Home Stretch

Wow! This has been a month. While I’ve written literally hundreds of songs throughout my life, I’ve never taken the time to write a complete, coherent album on my own. Not only that, I’ve never written this much music in a single month. So far I’ve got 12 songs written (about 45 minutes of music), two fairly complete ideas to use still, and three studio tests which I’m really proud of. Continue reading

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Post Songwriter Showcase – February 2010

Due to double booking at Homebrew Coffee, the Showcase was moved to steve Guiles’ (the organizer) home studio where a room full of musicians and songwriters packed in for a night of both originals and covers. I spent a good chunk of the evening sitting on the floor. Others were on fold-out chairs, footstools, drum thrones, and futons. It felt very punk rock. Continue reading

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Rockin’ the Bendaroos

So I woke up this morning and sat down to finish out song number 8 for February Album Writing Month and noticed that something was rattling around inside my guitar. After fishing around in it for a minute I pulled out a wad of Bendaroos. Also, updates on FAWM. Continue reading

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