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Co-writing Songs ….

As those who have read this blog before know, I’m fairly new at writing songs seriously.  I’ve been at it about a year and a half.  Previously I’d written a couple of tunes, but had mostly been performing and interpreting music written by others. As a new songwriter, I figured it’d be good to learn…

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SAW Annual Meeting and Open Mic

SAW is the Songwriters’ Association of Washington.  Helmed by President Jean Bayou, SAW is an active representative for it’s many songwriter members in the greater DC area – especially helping them learn, grow and showcase the great songs they’ve written. Yesterday, SAW’s Annual Meeting, Community Day and Open Mic, was no exception.  The day was filled with opportunities,…

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Single Released!

Finally, the day has arrived!  We have a song release for you – In The City Lights (single).  You can listen to it and get it free on my website at www.joepeck.net  or you can purchase it at reverbnation.com using the handy link on my homepage. I’m psyched!!  The song sounds great.  I would describe it as…

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Out Of The Mix …

… and into the frying pan.   Well, into the mastering process and then into the frying pan of the listening public (I hope – lol).  I am SO psyched!!  The mix sounds great!  Marco Delmar, my producer, is awesome!  He really has so many amazing ideas and at the same time has been willing to hear me…

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Into The Mix

In preparation for the release of the single “In The City Lights” on May 7, Marco Delmar (my producer) and I are working on the final mix. We finished up the background vocals and then jumped into the fray.  Now it looks like the process will be listen, make some changes, listen again, make a few more…

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Great Times At Iota

You know, I can’t say enough good things about the open mic at Iota.  Sure, it gets crowded with participants.  Yes, sometimes we can only play one song each to accommodate all the performers.  But have I mentioned how welcoming the guys that run it – Todd & James – are?  How they work to…