Scott Songs: September 2018 

Song: The Ballad of Indy, Reggie, and the ancient cowbell

And then Lou Reed said, "Don't worry about the tempo. Just play." The cowbell held a sporadic groove and the lyrics were odd. I felt as if I…

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Scott Songs: August 2018 

Song: Green Mind

This month marks 8 months and 8 free songs I have shared. I have almost finished a whole reel of tape. Here's the story behind this month's cover song...

I was in bed, sick…

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Scott Songs: July 2018

Song: Worth a thousand words

One thing this monthly blog has taught me is I can't be afraid to try things in a new way. I really let this song develop and I think it shows. Early in…

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Scott Songs: June 2018 

Photo by Christina Wenger

Song: Wendell Gee (R.E.M. cover) 

If you know my music then you can no doubt hear the influence of early R.E.M. in my melodies, chord structure, rhythms, etc. The band still brings me…

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Scott Songs: May 2018 

Song: Buying up the greens

Last year at this time, I released my debut solo album called Little Tiny Things. It was recorded with some of my best friends down in Austin, TX. I know some of you…

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Scott Songs: April 2018 

Song: A reflection

I chased a lead on the internet the other day to look at a guitar. It sure looked great and I was hopeful it would be a new addition to my sound. While it failed to make…

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Scott Songs: March 2018 

Song: Jump (Van Halen)

I don't do a lot of covers. When I do I make every effort to have fun with them and make them my own. I will be honest with you and say flat…

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Scott Songs: February 2018  

Song: Love Creepin'

As a music therapist I get the pleasure of working with many different populations. One such group lives in residential care and they have various forms of dementia. I discovered I could hold their attention…

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Scott Songs: January 2018 Oz addition 

My good friend Warren Gardiner mastered "Everybody Knows This Year." Warren is a terrific engineer down in Melbourne, Australia. He and I worked on several projects over the years and I am happy to be working with him again to…

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Scott Songs: January 2018

Song: Everybody Knows This Year

This song was written on New Year's Eve 2017, for many a 'crummy old year.' For me it was one filled with love and joy and everything good. Enjoy!

Technical Specs

Machine…

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San Francisco Community Radio

I just have to say I really appreciate community radio. I have had the pleasure of being on the radio many times in my life and I'll just say that my first visit to San Francisco Community Radio was my…

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Neil Young Book Review: Special Deluxe

Reading this book was like taking a road trip in a shitty car down a shitty highway with the most eccentric and creative person living today. Expect car trouble. Just don't expect this drive to alter your life.