On June 19, 2010 I celebrated the end of a very busy semester with a trip down to Pusan with Jeff and Lee. The highlight for me was winning at the casino with the shark dive a close second:
Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake. I'm really glad I bought that acoustic guitar. I love my Ibanez Steve Vai guitar, but there's somethng so natural and pure about the sound of an acoustic.
Just a little piano and guitar practice, and unfortunately I don't think I'll get around to a perfect version. Not that I didn't enjoy playing it; it's just 3 months of my life playing the one tune is enough:
My last (and greatest to date) music video filmed in my big luxurious Daegu apartment is Joe Hiasiahi's expertly crafted theme for an NHK documentary about genes called Gene:
"Benjamin and Daisy" from Alexandre Desplat's beautiful score for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button:
That big bright thing between us is the moon:
John Williams' fantastic militaristic march for Darth Vader sounds really nice slowed down a bit on my keyboard, guitar, and Roland Ax-Synth:
A very beautiful theme from John Williams' briliant War Horse score spoiled by a horrible horrible video. It seemed like a good idea at time:
A big thank you to Battlestar composer Bear McCreary for awarding my "Roslin and Adama for 3 Peters" video a very special "What the Frak" Award! It truely made my day, week, month, and year to read his colorful thoughts on my video^^. I was truly honored and touched to learn that a composer whose music has given me some much pleasure took the time to comment on my amateur endeavor:
Here is the offending video, and it's not nearly as bad as I remember it... or is it?