the iphone as songwriting companion

The iPhone has streamlined the writing process for me, in both the capturing of ideas and in their organization. It's great to have one handheld device that's always with me and that can serve an increasingly useful purpose. In this post, I outline my basic process in hopes that it might give you some idea of the capabilities, and perhaps inspire you to begin streamlining your own creative process.

he landed right on target but the target rolled away

I share a birthday with Thomas Edison and claimed him as a hero from a very young age, even going so far as to cause chemistry set explosions in my closet many mornings before walking off to school. I've had many heroes since, but find it slightly ironic that one of my latest icons was an arch-nemesis of Mr. Edison's, a Serbian visionary whose name even to this day isn't given the credit it's due.