More work still on this track. I've re-recorded all the parts. I'll still have to do the vocals one more time. I didn't realize how tired my voice was until I listed back to this while mixing.

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I did more work on this one. Added and intro and outro, and recorded an octave mandolin part. I'm looking forward to have a friend record a bodhrán (type of frame drum) part soon.

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Had to redraft. Screwed up the link:
Work on the album continues. I started recording another song. This one is fun. I learned it years ago. The melody interesting. The rhythm is weird. And lyrics are endearingly ridiculous.

More work on the album. I remembered that the reason I bought the particular microphone that I'm doing most of this with is because it's remarkably natural sounding. So I stripped all the effects out of all the tracks and started over. Now all that's used is a little eq and a tiny bit of compression. And I re-recorded this one. Eventually a friend will join me on fiddle for it.

Continuing to work on the album. But the biggest news at the moment is that I've commissioned cover art from @welshpixie, and picked a name for the album.

Music project progress report. 

Recorded a set of reels tonight that I composed about ten years ago. Getting ready for a friend to come and add some fiddle to this one.

More progress on the album.

I just put up a rough sketch of Dirty Old Town by Ewan McColl.

I'm looking forward to Saturday. I should have two friends coming over to record some guitar and fiddle.

I've started working on another track for the album I'm working on. It's up on the site where I'm sharing my progress. Jack Tar is the new one.

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