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My First New iPad 1080p Video

Well, except I cut my head off, but I guess you can see the guitar clearly! If you have enough bandwidth you can select the HD option for viewing, although Youtube apparently just supports 720p? I thought it went up to 1080p. Did I really shot this in 1080 or is that something you have …

New Song Demo: “South By West”

This is one of my favorite songs I’ve ever written. Actually it just came to me in a flash as I was struggling with a Christmas Song cover (“God Rest You, Merry Gentlemen”) It almost came kind of as a subconscious relief to my conscious suffering with the other song. So maybe that’s one secret …

New Song: “Keeping By the Only Way”

[audio:https://stephenpickering.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Nowhere112011.mp3|titles=Nowhere112011] Iphone/Ipad/Download Link When Google Music was announced last Wednesday, and they introduced they’re new “Artist Hub,” it motivated me so much that I did this song in one day, thinking I would upload it to the store the next day. I still haven’t done that because I keep wanting to re-mix and master it. …

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 …

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 …