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  • EP Release: Walking In The Rain

    Posted by TMutter on November 14, 2021 at 11:44 am

    A rainy Pacific Northwest Sunday – no better time than now to finally release my first EP “Walking In The Rain”.
    This would never have happened without the TAC community. I have played my guitar for years – but really just the same chords over and over.

    I lost both of my parents in a year and started writing music for the first time in 2020. Then came the TAC lessons, which came with community, then came the virtual open mics and the chance / challenge to play in front of people. I purchased a DAW to improve the Zoom experience, which came with some production S/W. Then a Guitar Geek Brandon Kreutel of (who launched Crescent Sun Records) offered up his services to produce.

    And here we are. I think I just passed 50 original songs (about 20 are keepers). I have 2 more EP’s already in production. All really – truly – because of Tony and this TAC community.

    Hey – no Grammy’s in the future…. but that was never the goal. Music is life. It brings richness to each day and lubricates the joys and pains that come with it.

    You can listen and / or download the music at
    https://terrymutter.bandcamp.com

    There is no charge for my music. Any proceeds from folks who choose to pay for downloads will be donated to environmental conservation non-profits. You can click on the “follow” tab and receive notification for new releases if you are interested.

    You can also visit my web site
    https://sites.google.com/view/keepitgoingrecords/home
    Thanks for listening. I hope you find something that moves you.

    TMutter replied 2 years, 4 months ago 6 Members · 11 Replies
  • 11 Replies
  • Loraine

    Member
    November 14, 2021 at 9:07 pm

    Congratulations on the EP @TMutter ! Quite an accomplishment. I enjoyed all the songs on it, and I’m now expecting a full LP 😆. I’ve enjoyed being an active audience member at the VOM’s and experiencing many of your songs. You’re a very talented song writer and performer. Keep ’em coming!

    • TMutter

      Member
      November 15, 2021 at 1:54 pm

      Thanks ! I really appreciate all your support and feedback!

  • N-lightMike

    Member
    November 15, 2021 at 5:43 pm

    Hey @TMutter ;

    Yeah, I got several things to say.

    First, WOW!!!

    I thought you were good when I heard you play your original songs on the VOM. This is AMAZING!

    Second, who is singing with you on “Walking in the Rain”? To have someone singing this song with you makes it so much more special. I just love it.

    Third, Wow. Ok, I’ll get over being overwhelmed eventually. I’m still listening to songs I haven’t heard. I’m on the 3rd song. So maybe I’ll just get it over with: song 1) Wow; song 2) Wow; song 3) Wow; song 4) I’m sure it will be another Wow. Ditto for song 5.

    Did I mention I love your music?

    I guess it’s time to mention that I paid $5 for 5 songs. I feel I should apologize, but at this time it’s all I can afford. (Fixed income, next month, etc, etc).

    Third, I have to mention Brandon. It sounds like he has done a professional job. Great songs, great album. great production.

    Oh, yeah, song 4 was another Wow. I’m on song 5. This song is not a Wow. This song is a *sigh*. I want to smile, I want to cry, I want to say it’s a lovely song. Thank you.

    Fourth, the link “terrymutter.bandcamp” goes to a page that says “you are going to a page outside of facebook”. I have to copy and past the URL in order to avoid facebook kidnapping my request. I won’t both to print what I think of facebook. I will say that if not for TAC and JMG I would not engage in social media.

    MG 😀

    • TMutter

      Member
      November 15, 2021 at 6:44 pm

      Mike,

      Thank you so much for your kind words. Those songs were written out of joy, pain, and healing. The lovely vocal accompaniment is my very supportive wife…. “hey honey can you come downstairs for a minute ? I need you to sing something”……

      She is my wife of 33 years and the one I am holding hands with on the album cover photo (which was taken by my daughter).

      Thank you for you financial contribution. As I mentioned in the post all the music can be downloaded for free but any contributions raised are all being donated to environmental conservation non profits. So I, the trees, and all the critters that live among them, thank you!

      Finally – not sure why you got the Facebook prompt. That is one of the locations that I announced the release but yes you can just put the link into a browser and it should take you directly to Bandcamp. In a few weeks it should also be available on Spotify.

      I have 2 more EPs already in work. “Sentinels” is already in post production and “Same Table” has demo tracks down and waiting for studio time.

      I am having fun!

      Thanks again for you all TAC family for being so supportive.

      Terry

      • N-lightMike

        Member
        November 16, 2021 at 12:22 am

        👍🙏😊

  • stevieblues

    Member
    November 15, 2021 at 7:40 pm

    Congratulations on some fantastic wins TMutter! 🏆

    • TMutter

      Member
      November 16, 2021 at 8:01 am

      👍

  • Rando

    Member
    November 16, 2021 at 8:23 pm

    Just listened to Walking In The Rain. Like the guitar and the lyrics
    are cute and tell a wonderful story about your lives together. I really
    love the pic. I will definitely be listening to more.

    • TMutter

      Member
      November 17, 2021 at 3:05 pm

      Thanks for listening!

  • CamCan

    Member
    November 19, 2021 at 7:47 am

    This is a small win for all of us. Thanks, Terry.

    • TMutter

      Member
      November 19, 2021 at 10:19 am

      what a kind thing to say. I really view it that way – the foundation of this EP coming to fruition is the TAC community and all the supporting energy from this group!

      Thanks for listening.

      Terry

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