THE MUSIC OF MICKEY TORPEDO
October 28, 2017
Here's the thing... the number of people that it takes to get a band - even a crappy local band - on stage is often 2X the number of musicians.
Equipment gets 'torn-down' and packed up from the rehearsal studio, then carried to vehicles, then packed in vehicl...
October 27, 2017
On a random day in 1976... I remember carrying my acoustic guitar to North Junior High School, in Watertown, New York. I was in the 8th grade.
I brought the guitar to accompany the chorus that was under Mr. Powell’s direction. I also planned to play some sheet music wi...
October 26, 2017
The good news is this: I have plenty of songs to record an album.
The bad news is this: I have to narrow the number of songs.
The songs from this era - what I'm calling the 'Watertown' period (listed in alphabetical order):
Breaking All the Rules
Can I Have You
October 25, 2017
Man, oh man...
There's nothing better than having a creative breakthrough... even if it's a fake one - one that seems brilliant in the moment, but turns out crappy in the long run.
My day job is a highly creative one. I'm a designer. I lead a training group... but reall...
October 22, 2017
I've written about 400 songs in the past 30+ years, yet I've never released an album.
Thanks to a pile of technology, internet distribution - and the particular point I've reached in my life - it's relatively easy to close that gap in my life. So, I've decided to record...
October 19, 2017
Perhaps like you, music has always been a part of my life.
A BIG part of my life.
An "I can't imagine going much more than an hour without turning on the stereo, or picking up a guitar, or humming to myself, or beating on a table" part of my life... much to the annoyance...
A Torpedo Timeline
January 16, 2018
The Origin of "Mickey Torpedo"
January 6, 2018
A World of Music #001 - Japanese Geisha
November 15, 2017
Bachman turner overdrive
rock and roll
world of music