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Faux Jean is a singer-songwriter from Duluth, Minn. Each week he adds a new song to an evolving record series over on Bandcamp and writes about it here. “From the Mixed Up Files of Mr. Matthew T. Schindler” is somewhere between a fake newsletter and a faux press release for the eponymous wabi-sabi private label album series that continues to evolve over there. Thanks for checking it out.
My ego would be gratified if you would listen to this during your workout today, as it does bump in that way.
It’s got a bit of a Fine Young Cannibals vibe to it.
I created this on July 27, 2021 without any guitar or vocals, just trying to experiment and learn how to use the GarageBand app on iOS.
I even watched a tutorial on how to automate a fade out for this version.
The iOS app is an amazing creative tool and one I wish I’d had in 1993, but not completely.
Rick Rubin says “lower the stakes” & “The work is not about perfection.”
This song checks those boxes.
My daughter, playing in a cardboard box nearby as I listened to this, said “People are not going to like this.”
And that’s okay!
That is a very freeing thought.
Back to unpacking.
I remain your humble servant,
Feels a little weird not being on the iMac . . .