I recently made two different covers of the Josh Rouse song, “Michigan.” The first I made on the iPad with Garageband. I played the Spanish guitar and sang into the the little pinhole microphone. Then I added some “smart” instruments, bass, drums. So this one is done basically in “click” time, but I still think… Continue reading Michigan

A New Original Song “Silent Serenade”

[audio:https://stephenpickering.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Sserenade71611.mp3|titles=Sserenade71611] Direct Link: iPhone/iPad Download “Silent Serenade” Lyrics and Music Stephen Pickering – Creative Commons 2011 All is calm I can’t go on Leaving love behind In the still summer night There’s a pain over there That the rain won’t spare And a piece of the sky That my heart wants to climb Chorus: It’s… Continue reading A New Original Song “Silent Serenade”

World – Music Video Cover of a Paz Suay Song

This is a cover of a song by Paz Suay, Josh Rouse’s wife, called “World”. I was actually recording into that little mic you can see on top of that candle, a Zoom H2. Then I took that recording into Logic and put some rudimentary drums, bongos, piano, and vibraphone onto the mix. Then I… Continue reading World – Music Video Cover of a Paz Suay Song