- Murin Luck!
- Song of THIS Week: “Hey, A$$4ole, That’s Extra”
- Happy Holidays from My Neighbors!!!
- Song of the Whenever I Feel Like It: “Grace”
- Like Falling Off a Blog
- Mashup of the Week: God Shave the Queen
- Jingle of the Week: “Stand Up for Heroes”
- Song of the Week: Howard Ate Thirteen Erasers
- Song of the Week: “He’s Angry This Evening”
- Song of the Week: Passing Through
Song of the Week
Monthly Archives: August 2012
Bad Mood Rising
Know what I hate? If you selected D.) everything …then bingo, you’re right. Some days, that’s just the way it is. At least it’s raining and growling outside: if I have to clean my bathroom, then no one else gets … Continue reading
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Song of the Week: “Willow” (early version)
from Othello, Alley Theatre, 2008 (home demo) The initial musical approach to this production was to be a sort of dark, moody pop vibe, so I made this. Then, the plan changed, and we got all industrial on its ass, … Continue reading
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Cherchez Chiffon: Musty Go On Like That?
Back in 1997, on one of the few days I can actually remember from my time living in Provincetown (*hic!*), I was recording some demos for a musical I’d been writing. The studio was in the home of one Dini … Continue reading
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The summer hiatus is over, and Gashole “Hole-O-Matic” is back! Saturday nights at 8PM at Don’t Tell Mama (click for details) through September 22. Come rock out to the hits (and narrow escapes) – and whatever Karen DVR’d this week! … Continue reading
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Nik of Time: Maybe if he spelled it “Ker$haw”….
Have you guys ever heard of Nik Kershaw? He’s a British singer-songwriter who had a couple of minor hits over here in the 80s (though of course he was huge overseas – apparently a theme in my pop fandom), the … Continue reading
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Song of the Week: “Lights Out”
from 12; a song cycle Here’s another tune from the ill-fated 12 Angry Men score – or is it…? Instead of relegating this material to a desk drawer, I’ve been advised to present it as a song cycle, “inspired” by … Continue reading
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I Am Thunder! I Am Wonder! Very Very Frightening Me!
“What is that?!” I gasped from the back seat of the head-scratchingly named Plymouth Fury III. It was early summer 1976, I was twelve (and a half!), and something cool was coming out of the single dashboard speaker. “Oh, I … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Music, News Tagged fandom, hurricane, michael holland, Music, musical theatre sucks ass, Queen, writing 2 Comments
Song of the Week: “Don’t Forget Me and You”
Taking a break from the 12 Angries this week, and delving into the vaults. Here’s an ancient ditty, written in 1990, when I was six. Recorded in 1992, when I was six-and-a-half. Music and lyrics ©1990 Michael Holland, ASCAP
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