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Bubbles... (2010)

Songs created with Bloom, guitars, percussion and snippets from the Westwind Studio Archives.

Bubbles Presents Brian Goetz's Nor'Easter (2013)

Some Heavy Weather was predicted for the February in New England. The storms came but were a bit more subdued than predicted. The music followed. All songs (c) 2013 by Brian Goetz except 10) by Goetz, Goetz and Pollock. Instruments by Brian Goetz, Haley Goetz, The SWBs (Tom Richter and Dave Lemeiux), Phil Goetz and Andy Pollock

Mountain Tracks (2015)

Mountain Tracks.... All Songs (c) by Brian Goetz - BMI, for the 2015 RPM Challenge, with 6 and 12 string acoustic guitars, Baritone electric, Brushes and other percussion, Recorded in Durham and Jackson, New Hampshire

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Bubbles...

BIOGRAPHY

A Westwind Studio Production. All original takes recorded by utilizing an iPod touch with Eno's "Bloom" program... recording the random and sometimes, attempted takes at creating real patterns by tapping on the screen, then uploading to Cubase and adding instruments along with snippets from the Westwind Studio archives. Takes dating back to 1985 cassette and 4-track jams... some recent live things with the Sidewalk Boys... and other live snippets from Pappa Woody and the G-Strings live in SLC and the Cheese Beads live in NYC. Mostly, a completed project for the RPM with a few things left undone due to the 3-day storm/power outage that shortened an already short month down to about 25.5 days. If not for laptop battery power and a car inverter for charging this could have remained on the shelf until 2011. My 2013 album expanded the concept of 10 connected songs, this one with a definite February focus, especially when a Nor'easter came along and dumped a couple of feet of snow on the studio. 2015 again followed the 10-song trail with Mountain Tracks. Songs about winter retreats and mountain peaks. An entirely solo effort this time around, but with the intent of hopefully adding some cello and other colors later on.

BAND MEMBERS
Bubbles... (aka: Brian Goetz, aka: the Chunkman) - Eno's "Bloom" - Philip Goetz on some live drums (tracks 4 and 7) - Todd Phillips on some live guitar (track 7) - Craig Woodard speaking on tracks 4 and 10 - the Sidewalk Boys on tracks 2 and 10 - Dan Sheaffer and Grant Friedrich on track 6

YEARS COMPLETED
2010,2013,2015

GENRES
Instrumental,Nature


Completed Albums

Bubbles...(2010)

Songs created with Bloom, guitars, percussion and snippets from the Westwind Studio Archives.


Welcome   Download
A Song Out of Nothing   Download
Bubbles Intro   Download
Kryptonite   Download
Pond Percussion   Download
Dark   Download
Summer '89   Download
Heading West   Download
Vibe   Download
Bubbles   (preferred)   Download

Bubbles Presents Brian Goetz's Nor'Easter(2013)

Some Heavy Weather was predicted for the February in New England. The storms came but were a bit more subdued than predicted. The music followed. All songs (c) 2013 by Brian Goetz except 10) by Goetz, Goetz and Pollock. Instruments by Brian Goetz, Haley Goetz, The SWBs (Tom Richter and Dave Lemeiux), Phil Goetz and Andy Pollock


Noreaster   Download
Calm_After_the_Storm   (preferred)   Download
Cruiser_Run   Download
Snow   Download
Fresh_Tracks   Download
Heavy_Weather   Download
Cutting_Trail   Download
Lift_Line   Download
Double_Diamond_Run   Download
Winter_95   Download

Mountain Tracks(2015)

Mountain Tracks.... All Songs (c) by Brian Goetz - BMI, for the 2015 RPM Challenge, with 6 and 12 string acoustic guitars, Baritone electric, Brushes and other percussion, Recorded in Durham and Jackson, New Hampshire


Black Mountain   (preferred)   Download
Black Point   Download
33   Download
Slowly Falling   Download
Ready for the Storm   Download
Morning in the Mountains   Download
Mountain Sunrise   Download
Falling Snow   Download
Glide on Through   Download
Mountain Sunset   Download