All posts in 4Hour Projects

Joanna Nuisance

My friends made me listen to Joanna Newsom for the first time. I made this as revenge.

Download the ringtone here. Use it as an alarm, or bear repellent or play it for 24 hours straight, until your brain and body functions start to slide, your train of thought slows down and your will is broken.

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4HourProject: iPad Sleeve!

My latest 4HourProject isn’t like anything I’ve ever done before. In the sense that it’s actually useful. I made an iPad sleeve on Sunday using a pattern by a local company called Pattern Patti.

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Make An Electronic Drumkit for GarageBand

The Goal:

An electronic drumkit that will allow me to play virtual drums in software like Ableton, GarageBand, Fl Studo, by wailing on real things.

Example:

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“Feeling”: A Song About Dark Desire

Image from Jean-Luc Godard's Breathless illustrating my new song

To him, a touch is a blow.

That simple awkward sentence on a friend’s fridge set this story in motion. It is at the very least, a story about not getting what one wants. It’s about being with someone and trying to reach into that intimate place where they can feel you, rather than just touch you.

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Inspiration, Vampires, & A New Song

Album Cover for Mayowa Tomori's latest 4Hour Project, "We're All Going To Die Soon"

I wrote this song after being inspired by Twilight, of all things…

It’s called “We’re All going To Die Soon,” but don’t be fooled by the gloomy title, it’s a really uplifting song.

Download it here.

Learn about the lyrics and my creative/story-telling process after the jump.

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4Hour Project: Blow (Feeling Song)

I wrote a new song tonight, one of my best lyrically. And I feel like I’m starting to say that everytime I write a new song.

I’ll re-record the vocals tomorrow but in the meantime, here’s a snippet:

Blow (Snippet)

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4HourProject: Human (Lyrics)

4Hour Projects are short, weekend projects I undertake to keep my creative senses sharp.

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