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Vincent Esposito
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The Call
I wanted to do a song a little more on the heavy side, so I started with a fairly simple bass riff, and added some simple power chords on top of it to flesh things out. What I ended up with reminded me vaguely of something in the style of early 80s NWOBHM (...

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Part of the Problem
I set out to write a hard rock song with a more socially conscious, socially relevant theme to it. For some reason, my thoughts strayed to the whole housing crisis from a few years ago, the big corporate bailouts, and the massive wave of home foreclosures a...

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Thank you to The Basement Tapes with Nick and Bootsy
Today we owe a big thanks to the folks from The Basement Tapes with Nick and Bootsy for featuring one of my original tracks on their Podcast/Webcast. Like I've mentioned in other posts, I didn't start out trying to be a songwriter, it just sort of happened....

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Our Original Music
A big part of any musician's journey is how they approach writing their own music. Playing, recreating, and interpreting music written by others is an important skill, and is one of the best ways to discover the craft, and help figure out what your own pers...

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Texting While Driving, an Instrumental
The idea that eventually became "Texting While Driving" started when I first started to learn to play the bass. While fiddling around, I eneded up playing a ragment of a riff that reminded me of the main riff from Led Zeppelin's classic "Over The Hills and ...

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Something in The Way (Nirvana Cover)
It's been 20 years since the passing of Nirvana's Kurt Cobain. Nirvana turned the entire music industry upside down in the early 90s by combining their punk/hardcore roots with a few ideas and sounds borrowed from Heavy Metal, and the hook-heavy songwriting...

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Making of a Video - Learn to Fly
So I'm not really much of a videographer, but once I get an idea, and I have good luck with the camera on my phone, I can manage to put something interesting together. For my cover of "Learn to Fly" by the Foo Fighters, I fixated on one of the lines in the ...

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Simplicity in Songwriting
Until I really started toying around with recording myself, I never fully appreciated just how simple most popular music is. When I say simple, I don't necessarily mean that in a bad way- simplicity has a certain elegance and clarity to it. A message delive...
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