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Oct 23

Bazaar Cafe – Sunday, November 2nd

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It’s been too long since I’ve played at the Bazaar Café, but I’m about to rectify that problem.  Sunday, November 2nd I’ll be trading sets of original music with Molly Stenhouse from 6 – 8:30 PM.  Here are the details:

Sunday, November 2 from 6:00 – 8:30 PM
Bazaar Café
http://www.bazaarcafe.com/
5927 California Street, between 21st & 22nd Avenues
San Francisco, CA 94121

Come out on Sunday and bring friends!

Oct 19

it’s not you, it’s me

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EXP00903 I’ve been playing around with the basics for this song for several months, but I didn’t really figure out what it was about until vacation in Joshua Tree.  I was going to title it i don’t know #2 (because idk #1 is on downtime), but I think this is a much better title:

it’s not you, it’s me

Yes, that’s a whistle solo in the middle.  I recorded this in one take and whistled in place of what was intended to be a guitar solo, but the whistling is growing on me.  Maybe I’ve been inspired by Andrew Bird.

That makes 6 solid new songs in the hopper since the last album with a few more that are marinating.  I think a new album is in the works for 2009…

Photo Credit: Goofing around in Joshua Tree with Christopher Bost behind the camera

Oct 11

Cafe La Flore Tonight (Saturday, October 11th)

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Super late notice, but I’m going to bring my guitar over to Cafe La Flore tonight and play a few songs with my friends Robin and Eric.  I want to get some live feedback on a new song (titled either “it’s not you, it’s me” or “i don’t know #2”) that I may or may not have finished this afternoon.  Apparently this place is super small and chill.  Come by if you want to relax a bit:

Time: TONIGHT, Saturday, at 7pm.
Where: Cafe La Flore – 1032 Clement St, San Francisco (map and directions)

More gigs coming soon…

Oct 03

Play downtime on Rhapsody

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Brad Meador - downtimeAlmost a year after setting up digital distribution on CDBABY, downtime has finally made its way to Rhapsody.  I have no idea how I get compensated for this, but I’d like to find out.  If you’re a Rhapsody subscriber, please go download it and set play on repeat.

Even if you’re not a subscriber, Rhapsody will allow 25 free plays per month.  So do me a favor and play the tracks below a couple of times and we’ll see if I recoup my setup costs.  Thanks!

The Nicest Guy She’d Meet
I Can’t Feel Love
I Don’t Know
Micheline
Grumble
Come Again
The Bitter Guy
Cryin’ Dyin’ Blues
Magic
Marie’s Song
New York’s Just a Dream
Not Anymore
November
Micheline Reprise

BTW – Just got back from a week in Joshua Tree.  Like last year, Christopher and I got some great recording done.  I’ll post some stuff as soon as I’m done mixing and mastering.  But first I’ve got a couple of days to spend at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival!