jaywire

jaywire

next of Ken
  • From : Charlotte, United States
  • Joined : Fri 8th Nov 2013, 4 years ago

About Me

I am a singer/songwriter/musician from the Southern US who composes and records original stuff from home on my computer. I used to be in bands, but that was long ago. These days, it's a hobby, not a profession. I don't know that I'll upload many loops, but I look forward to using the ones I find here for inspiration and to spark creativity.

Instruments I play

mainly guitars, but I know my way around keyboards as well. acoustics, electric, 12 string, bass.

Software I Use

Logic Pro, Focusrite Scarlett 616.

Hardware I Use

GAP 73 Pre, Apollo Twin, assorted cheap mics

Listening To Right Now

Kurt Vile, Angel Olson, Mac Demarco, Whitney, War on Drugs, Courtney Barnett an a slew of other talents artists who are making waves on today's indie pop music front.

10 Favourite Albums

Best of Guided by Voices, Kurt Vile's newest record, Whitney's first record. BJM. Lots of assorted and diverse stuff on Youtube.

My Influences / Fav Artists

Brian Jonestown Massacre, Neil Young, one-hit wonders from the 60s and 70s, 60s-era Stones -- all the typical old school stuff -- but these days I'm just as influenced by newer and younger bands. (See below). Also, Sebadoh, Galaxy 500,, VU, Big Star, Guided by Voices. Modest Mouse. Kim and Kelley Deal, the Breeders. Bob Dylan -- let's see, am I leaving anybody out? All the power pop stuff from the 90s -- Buffalo Tom, Pixies, Sugar, Husker Du.

My Music Sounds Like

If Neil Young and Lana Del Ray had a kid and he played music.

In My Other Life I ...

grumpy writer/journalist.
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