Tag: Composing

MUSHROOMS, GRAVESTONES, SPIDERS & BEES

‘Mushroom Quartet’ I don’t make a habit of hanging out in graveyards. The only reason I found myself in one on Saturday morning was because it was pouring with rain and the path through the graves of St Eanswythe Church was a shortcut from where my car was parked and the place I was heading

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ZOOLON ON SALFORD CITY RADIO

I had a dream of the nightmare kind last night. I dreamed that I couldn’t play the piano anymore. Not good. I was still thinking about that when going through my messages earlier today. Then the day got better. Salford City Radio notified me that my song – the one that featured the unique Fifi Rong

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THE SUN DON’T SHINE

‘A broken mirror left behind’ A couple of posts back I wrote some semi-lyrical words. I called them ‘The Secrets of the Blind’ I have been playing around with them hoping to get a new song together. I’m still playing around, adding a slightly different take on the evolution of the songs words and melody. If

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‘A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS’

I’ve taken a sidestep from composing just songs and instrumentals recently, and added ‘backing tracks’ as a new ‘Zoolon’ product. The objective with the backing track videos I’ve made is to assist guitar players and/or songwriters in creating their own songs via my posts on my YouTube Channel It would be a major help to my

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‘HEEBIE JEEBIE & MISS MONEY SPIDER’

‘Scarecrow’ – Artist Unknown ‘Children’s Story?’ Even though writing, to me, is nearly always about composing lyrics, someone bet me that I couldn’t write a children’s story. Odd. All credit to writers. It’s not easy without a melody to hide behind. Whether this counts as one, I’m not sure. Anyway, I gave it a go.

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LOOKING OUT, BREATHING IN

‘Harbourside’ sometimes I go there to fish for words & melodies Music and pics by Zoolon With new music close to being released I need to pay more attention to my YouTube Channel – you’ll find it on ‘A Life’ above. So, if any of you feel like hitting the ‘subscribe’ it would give me a major

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RAINBOWS, HERODOTUS & HANS ZIMMER

Zoolon’s new bin ‘Herodotus the Bin’ Some music. A 60 second guitar improvisation rendition of “Time” by Hans Zimmer. I hope you enjoy; View this post on Instagram Short “Time” rendition from Hans Zimmer #time #hanszimmer #guitar #guitarcover #uk #kent #dover #england #europe A post shared by Zoolon Audio (@zoolon_audio) on Jan 25, 2019 at

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RUNNING FROM THE SUN

‘A Brand New Tomato Plant’ – A shame I had to be told it was a tomato plant ‘March of The Dead’ – a piece of Sound Art I made using samples and sound manipulation a while back. A bit of dark fun. I miss not having the time to make more of this kind of

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LOUD QUESTIONS

‘A Hill with a View’ by Zoolon Just ½ an hour ago I got stopped by a lady in the street who said, “I’m in dire need of puzzles”. True. I had no idea if this was a question or not, so I grinned a hopeless grin and walked on. Ultra odd. Early hours, Sunday.

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SHE’S JUST A SHADOW ON A WALL  

(artist unknown) ‘I walked out this morning and I wrote down this song, I just can’t remember who to send it to’ From the song ‘Fire & Rain’ by James Taylor, 1970 When writing lyrics for acoustic songs it’s sometimes easy to get stuck for words that fit the melody or vice versa. A bit

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