Tag: Composing

SEAGULLS, CROWS & PIGEONS

‘Tuesday, 11AM: No Sign of Life’ Unless you’re composing to a specific theme, deciding on a title for an instrumental piece isn’t always easy. The title has to reflect the music. I suppose it’s a bit like naming a kid after its been born. When there’s lyrics there is always a way to find a

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ZOOLON – THE NEW 007?

‘Milo the laser chaser’ What an interesting couple of days in the life of Zoolon. First of all I’d taken a visit to a pal of mine and his girlfriend who had just moved into a new flat they’d bought. It’s a nice place. Better still, not long after I arrived so did Milo the

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WE ONCE WALKED HAND IN HAND

‘Before the Light Went Out’ Mother Earth is now a victim She’s not a magnet any more We’ve stripped her of her blue, green cloak Looked the other way as her children were washed up on the shore “Let’s give her a cloak of plastic That’ll warm her up real good Tell you what? Let’s

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‘NO-BELL PRIZE’ FOR DOOR KNOCKERS

‘No-Bell Prize Winner 2014’ Artist Unknown A confession. This is true. When I was a kid about 5 or 6 years old I remember my parents talking about the Nobel Prize. At the time I didn’t really take in what they were talking about. To me it sounded like it was a prize awarded to

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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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