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Land of the Living Album Release

We’ve started a new band called Land of the Living. The music has been described as the bastard child of The Allman Brothers and Motorhead. We put together a Kickstarter to pay for the new album. We asked for $5,000, … Continue reading

19. October 2014 by Kiv
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Finished the wooden landscape abstract

Well, this hunk-a-junk is finally out of our garage here in beautiful Portland, OR. For too long it dominated much of the precious garage floor space, so coveted by roommates in need easy access to bicycles. Done now, though. I’m … Continue reading

20. May 2012 by Kiv
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Douglas Mountain cover

This is a cover of Raffi’s “Douglas Mountain,” from the Christmas Album.

27. March 2012 by Kiv
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Loving In My Baby’s Eyes cover

This is a cover of one of my favorite Taj Mahal songs, “Lovin’ In My Baby’s Eyes.” Yes, I know I got the lyrics wrong. I’ll make another one sometime.

27. March 2012 by Kiv
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Blues Riffing in A

Blues Improv in A. What else can I say?

27. March 2012 by Kiv
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Afro-pop Jam-out

This jam-out was inspired by a song from Paul Simon’s “Graceland.” I’m just exploring with my loop pedal.

27. March 2012 by Kiv
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Smokestack Lightnin’ – by Howlin’ Wolf

This is just a sketch, but I’d eventually like a band accompaniment.  I’m thinking about The “T.C. Burnett Blues Band” as a name.   It would be a shout out to an ex’s grandfather, with whom I really connected, and … Continue reading

24. January 2012 by Kiv
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Korgoth of Barbaria

If you’ve ever read the Robert E. Howard short stories about Conan of Cimmeria, then you’ll love this video.  It’s the perfect satire of the series.  Unfortunately, I think it’s gone unnoticed, as Howard’s original works are not as ubiquitous … Continue reading

23. January 2012 by Kiv
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What is four notes then?

Four notes is also a chord. The addition of a fourth note just changes the value of the chord, and introduces the need for more accurate taxonomy. It adds complexity. We’ve talked about how chord tones can be distinguished from … Continue reading

15. January 2012 by Kiv
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