I believe that social networking has had the most profound impact on the relationship between musician and listener since the twin-pronged technological advances of recording and broadcasting in the early 20th century.
DC’s cover of the famous, and very moving Christmas carol, “I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day” which he just finished yesterday. Actually, Samuel did half of the work – he plays bass and drums and also the amazing guitar solo. The aim was to make it sound like The Byrds and whether or not that was successful overall, Samuel’s solo is a dead ringer for Roger McGuinn!
The 21st of December 2012 is the End Of The World according to the ancient Mayans. They were wrong of course, because they didn’t know squat about anything, and THEIR world ended long before 2012.
I’m very excited because I’ve been chosen by Noisetrade as one of their “New & Notable”artists for the next week, AND I have a new, epic, song for you!
DC Cardwell Newsletter 3 July 2012
People on Youtube seem to love covers so I’ve been knocking off a few…
DC’s trip to Los Angeles to record some songs for a movie…
- DC Cardwell creates a heart felt acoustic gem here, full of wonderful melodic hooks and a Ray Davies styled vocal. The gentle minor chords and harmonies that open "I Am … Continue Reading ››
“How did this come about?”, I hear you ask, not unreasonably.
A non-partisan plea for the politicians, the media AND the voters to focus on the issues and not on the candidates’ personal lives.
I would sneak into the sitting room and secretly strum on them. I played so quietly, using the pad of my thumb, that I could barely even hear it myself…
I’ve changed a few words, re-recorded the vocals and this morning I’ve just finished tweaking it.