Solo Album (2007-2008)

 

I Have Walked On The Moon

My solo album was abandoned in March of 2008 when I decided to form a new band.

Falling For Me   wav   mp3

Going To Memphis   wav   mp3

My Dancing Days   wav   mp3

Sin No More   wav   mp3

Sin No More (Acoustic)   mp3

Sin No More (with Riley)   mp3

 

Drew Johnson and Dino Nicastro (2007-2008)

 

These three short instrumentals are a collaboration between me and Dino Nicastro.

The Hunt (Louisiana)   mp3

The Hunt (Spain)   mp3

The Hunt (Texas)   mp3

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This is an unfinished, operatic instrumental. The drums are left out of this mix.

Operatic Instrumental with Dino (no drums)   mp3

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Product Demonstrations (2008)

 

V-Drums with the Toontrack Custom and Vintage sample library (with commentary).   mp3

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Vox Tonelab guitar pedal – playing Little Wing   mp3

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Native Instruments Komplete Classics keyboard library.   mp3

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Prescription Electronics Experience Pedal   mp3

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MIDI Drum Experiments (2008)

 

Created by recording an electronic drum solo and applying the MIDI information to other MIDI instruments.

 

The Tightest Piano Band   mp3

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The Antinomian Strain   wav   mp3

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Christmas Music (2007)

 

I did a version of Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas as a Christmas wish to my readers.

 

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas   mp3

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Gospel Music (2007)

 

This is the demo of a Gospel-style worship chorus I wrote based on Phillippians 3.

I Want To Know Christ   mp3

 

Instrumentals (2006-2008)

 

A short instrumental demo that is clearly a Daniel Lanios rip off   mp3

 

A short instrumental imitating a bad 80’s movie soundtrack   mp3

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An ethereal soundscape created on a cheap Casio keyboard   mp3

 

Miscellaneous

 

Playing the Purdie Shuffle   mp3

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My saxophone solo from Chad Rycenga’s Thursday Night Song   mp3

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This is a recording I did for a friend who wanted to use To Mother From Her Son at his wedding reception.

To Mother From Her Son (at a danceable tempo)   mp3

 

My Son Riley

 

This is Riley singing along to the guitar part in Sin No More.

Sin No More (with Riley)   mp3

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This is Riley spazzing out while I record him “writing songs”.

Hey It’s Done   mp3

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This is more of Riley singing and improvising songs about alligators.

Riley Sings   mp3

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The Formula Kid (2005 – 2006)

 

Posthumously, The Formula Kid

Dog and Pony Show   wav   mp3

Outta Sight Shake   wav   mp3

Home   wav   mp3

To Mother From Her Son   wav   mp3

You Devil You   wav   mp3

Cutout Bin   wav   mp3

On Martyrdom   wav   mp3

 

Twenty Miles from Waterloo (unfinished mix)   mp3

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The Six Comforts (2002)

 

The Six Comforts was a project I did with Christopher Gustave and various bands from St. Louis.

I composed a number of soundscape recordings for this project.

Here are a few of them.

Slide Guitar Solo   mp3

Electric Guitar Solo   mp3

Mouth Solo   mp3

I Am Losing My Red Paint (with Elani Myers)    mp3

 

The Drew Johnson Band (1999 – 2004)

 

Invention of the Wheel

Fall Fights   wav   mp3

Downtown   wav   mp3

Liberty   wav   mp3

The Ballad of War’s End   wav   mp3

Blues for Serena   wav   mp3

Doin’ It with the Lights On   wav   mp3

Chumps American Style   wav   mp3

Oatmeal Stout   wav   mp3

Invention of the Wheel   wav   mp3

Lulu’s Machine   wav   mp3

 

Fall Fights (Acoustic)   mp3

 

The song Home was written for The Six Comforts album.

Home   mp3

 

Three post-Invention recordings.

Lunar Beams   wav   mp3

The Beautiful Text   mp3

NC-17   mp3

 

Here Comes the Sun (Live recording with orchestra)   mp3

 

I did a commentary on the song Lulu’s Machine explaining much about the song.

Lulu’s Machine Commentary  mp3

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Koffterweid (1996 – 1998)

 

This album had Kristopher Curtis on bass and backing vocals with me on everything else.

Without Benefit of Clergy

Sunday Face   mp3

Six Feet High and Rising   mp3

Corkball Games and Old Best Friends   mp3

All I’m Living For   mp3

Three Brothers   mp3

Suture Self   mp3

Daily Radar   mp3

Gold Mine   mp3

Little Women   mp3

Virgin the Harlot   mp3

 

All I’m Living For (Acoustic)   mp3

 

Here are two pre-Clergy recordings from Koffterweid.

We’ll Be Famous   mp3

Enough Son   mp3