Monthly Archives: October 2008

Beyond the Portal artwork arrives

We received preliminary cover art for our new CD collaboration project on the Lotuspike label “Beyond the Portal“. I think it looks pretty fabulous. Very exciting! I can’t wait to have the production CD in hand. I have to share … Continue reading

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More and more old Redding Photos

Mary A. saw the old photos I posted yesterday, and sent me a link to even more old Redding photos online at UC Davis. Check out this one of Swimming in the River Imagine swimming in the Sacramento River now. … Continue reading

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New music widget

Cloud Study v2 by SkipMurphy I found a new music widget, and thought I’d try it out. This is an unfinished pieced titled Cloud Study, I’ve been working on, and now posted on SoundCloud. Worth a listen perhaps while looking … Continue reading

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Photograph

Birthday number 53 is near for me. My maternel -Ma tante (aunt) Doris sent me a 30 year old photograph as a gift. On the right are my maternal grandparents, Henry and Cecile. Karry and I are on the left, … Continue reading

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Fire in the neighborhood again

Pfft. The power went out only for a second. Enough to reboot. Later the sirens came. We’re told it was woodpecker this time. Last time it was a flaming squirrel. With a light breeze at my back, I feel better … Continue reading

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Makeover

My blog gets a much needed makeover today. I’ve posted a Craig Padilla synth pop classic from 1996, The Gift, for your listening pleasure while you look over the new format. I hope you like it. Geese waterski on the … Continue reading

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5000 views and counting

Since I’ve been posting my music, I thought I’d check on Craig’s YouTube channel to see how our music video was doing. We’ve had more than 5000 views as of today. There are several positive comments, which is rather like … Continue reading

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Clemency

This musical fragment is tentatively titled Clemency. I grant you clemency herewith, and hope that you offer me the same, because I may need it someday. As may we all. Let’s keep this word handy in our lexicon. Mercy can … Continue reading

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Red Bluff synth-pop by Craig Padilla

Click on the play button to listen while you read. If you don’t see the Player, you may need to refresh the browser page. This piece was recorded live at the State Theater in Red Bluff a few years back, … Continue reading

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Ambient music piece

Ambient music, as defined by me, is music that sets a mood of some sort, and is interesting, but not so interesting as to be distracting or serve as a central focus of concentration. It’s good background music for mental … Continue reading

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