she's still at it but less intensely
My friend Tim Simmonds came to visit and we were recording some of his songs so Fiona added backup.
She's also doing a theater camp
This is a new song that fiona wrote with her park slope rock school summer songwriting band. i tried to attach the mp3 but its too big. if you want... Read more
Headphones for Fish- Fiona's newest band
This is an original. Big crowd, and Fiona was a little nervous but I think it's pretty good.
fiona's new song
Fiona took part in park slope rock school.
here is an original song her band performed on sunday at the rockwood music hall in NY.
here is a new one she cranked out last week. first pass- some pretty cool ideas here.
and a little animation she made as well.
Fiona started messing around on the guitar today- she can't play but it inspired her to write.
We sent out a bunch of shirts and we are still trying to... Read more
2nd take at whirlpool and another new one
fiona keeps kicking out the hits
First- here is the second take of whirlpool of love- notice the melody at the start has solidified.
Next is the first pass... Read more
whirlpool of love- third take -
fiona was practicing piano- and she came up with this song. I swear we are going to record a record soon-shirts went out to... Read more
fiona's afterschool band arctic
here's their recorded song-
the t-shirts are done and going out monday.
ARCTIC- the after school band and shows
yesterday fiona finally started working on the shirts- they are kind of unbelievable. Today she had her first concert with her afterschool band- it's a rock school thing- they killed... Read more
here's a song we kicked out today- Harper started it- but she and fiona were fighting... so - she didn't love this version- but the camera was messing up-... Read more
We really are trying to get a record made ;) and fiona keeps writing songs. Here's one we made tonite.
still working on material
Fiona is on a tear- the last couple of nights we have been making up new songs.
I'll post links to two of them here.
the first is about being... Read more
New Song - Superstar just like me
This morning Fiona was singing really loud and being a bit bothersome to her sister. We decided to grab the guitar and try to turn the energy positive. The trouble... Read more
We are still working on getting together a record AND getting your shirts made.
In the Meantime we made up a new song tonight
we also made a little... Read more
busy busy busy
fiona has been super busy with camp after camp and then travel. school starts up for her tomorrow and in the next few weeks we hope to get out the... Read more
Fiona and Fame
I spent a good bit of today thinking about fame in the age of the future. I posted a blog about it, which deals with Fiona's kickstarter project at
http://www.rumur.com/news/fame-and-fortune/... Read more
Rock and Roll
My friend Mike Gisondi just reminded me of this little video he shot. Fiona was not yet 4 here. This was New Year's Day and we were playing some guitars.... Read more
fiona fashion show
Fiona woke me up on Sunday by telling me that I had to come downstairs to shoot the fashion show that she had just put together. She's a girl of... Read more
we got some cheap canvases awhile back - today since it was too hot to go outside Fiona finally got to work on one of them and made this album... Read more
there's nothing stopping me now.
Fiona had a fun weekend making up songs and working on a video for our friend Alana. The video will help launch a kickstarter fundraising campaign.
http://vimeo.com/13269851 you can see... Read more
This morning fiona woke me up wanting to rock. She and Harper made up some songs- the fact that this one sounds a bit too much like a taylor swift... Read more
what do you mean
These are a few of the songs we recorded to the phone this winter. On saturday and sunday mornings suki gets up earlier with the girls- actually she does that... Read more
a song fiona made up at breakfast-
not a video but couldn't figure out how to take an iphone memo and upload it...
what is love- a poem
This is a poem that Fiona recently wrote for class. shot on a phone. we're digging through old phone memo songs- and trying to figure out how to upload them.
change your attitude
I was in a bad mood and my mom and dad told me to change my attitude and snap out of it. I started singing "change your attitude" in a... Read more
My dad said he wanted to go down to the sea and I said "It ain't flying" in sort of a singing tone and my dad said why don't we... Read more
This is the second song that we recorded with the handy canon 450 sure shot. I had just explained the concept of a verse and a chorus- so when I... Read more
Foot Makes Noise - studio version
Fiona and I recorded this song a couple years ago after winning studio time in a silent auction.
Foot Makes Noise
This is one of the first songs that Fiona and I made up. Her baby sister had just been born, and while her Mom was putting her to sleep Fiona... Read more