April 1, 2021

Last week in summary:

HH Musical

  • Drew up an alternate scene outline for the second half of act 2. It works and I’m excited about how compressing this part of the play will add excitement and intensity that was missing.
  • Greg suggested a seed of an idea for yet another alternate scene outline. I took his idea and ran with it. Same intensity, same savings.
  • Each version has its pros/cons. We’re each going to spend a day or so contemplating each before deciding which direction to go.

Adam Rabin

  • Wrote some cool chord progressions on the new Ibanez electric (which I also did a slight neck tweak on)
  • Just needs lyrics. I don’t want to overthink/over-arrange this one. Just let it rock. Kind of has an 80s English new wave vibe.
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March 18, 2021

Adam Rabin

  • Worked on “Too Many Voices” for the first time in over a year.
  • Was not expecting or planning on working on this one tonight but I felt brave.
  • Been trying to lay down the right vocals for this for for about 5 years, I think.
  • Singing along with Chris Titchner’s backing vocals helped.
  • Might actually have gotten it.
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March 13, 2021

Adam Rabin

  • Mixed Robot Dog Studio recordings. Came out better than I thought.
  • Remixed Spuds and Heliopause. Very happy with them now. Ready for release.
  • Played around with mash up of Maiden Voyage and Cigar Box 3000. Meh.
  • Almost know how I’m going to release all this stuff.
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March 11, 2021


  • Mid-day chat about her idea for a new bridge section in “FK”
  • Totally diggin’ it. I’ll work that idea into the rough track later this week.

HH Musical

  • Wrote some lyrical variations for the 4 choruses of “You Gotta Know Your Woman”
  • That song is good to go now. Incorporated the song chart into the script so it’s really official
  • Greg dug the song as well.
  • He asked when we’d be ready to do a table read. I think we’re damn close. But I really want to have all the songs written first.
  • I’m on a roll so I’m going to try and write the last 3 songs over the next few weeks.
  • Maybe I start asking around about doing a table read – might keep a flame under my butt for songwriting.

Adam Rabin

  • Tinkered with idea of doing a mash-up of “Maiden Voyage of the Acrolite” and “Cigar Box 3000”
    • I tweaked the tempo of the latter to match the former – just needed to be slowed by 2 bpm so it’s not noticeable.
    • Slightly different keys. But that never stopped me in the past.
    • Low priority project but something I’ll pick up if I’m only in the mood to dick around
  • And, I heard from Lyle who spent some time working on a guitar solo for “Here For You” which is a tune I started with Adam W and Chris C about two years ago. That song will see the light of day at some point.
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February 6, 2021

Adam Rabin solo

  • Took a few days off from creativity to clear my head after recording Tod’s.
  • Glad I did.
  • Had planned on doing 3 acoustic guitars and 2 piano songs for upcoming show at Robot Dog.
  • Started going through piano tunes this morning and kept going. Might just do all 5 on piano.
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