Joined NYC US

Todd Gehman

My long, sordid history of speed-writing and speed-recording and speed-pseudo-mixing and speed-pretending-to-master songs to fit annual lyrical themes:

2022 FAWM COMPLETE - 14 songs about crap that happened in 2021
2021 FAWM INCOMPLETE - 8 songs about crap that happened in 2020
2020 FAWM INCOMPLETE - 5 drinking songs
2018 FAWM INCOMPLETE - 5 songs about globetrotting
2016 FAWM COMPLETE - 14.5 songs about New York City
2015 FAWM COMPLETE - 14 songs about Ballard, Seattle

2008 NaSoAlMo INCOMPLETE - 11 songs about random Wikipedia articles
2007 NaSoAlMo COMPLETE - 18 songs about NaSoAlMo itself
2006 NaSoAlMo COMPLETE - 12 songs about photography
2005 NaSoAlMo COMPLETE - 9 songs about watermelons

I'm so dependent on the deadline/excuse that I don't work on my own music outside of FAWM. So I try to get each piece as fully-realized as I can during the month. I mostly do short songs with full-band rock/pop/folk arrangements (plus occasional live-take acoustic tunes) and work with live instruments except when Logic plays the drum kit or maestro MIDI conducts a string section. I once had a home studio where I could track rudimentary drums live, but I've never had a home chamber orchestra - not even a rudimentary one.

Very open to constructive criticism - especially mixing tips!