The Prodigal Altar Boy

Thursday, October 27, 2011

T-65 Days and Counting...And The Beat Goes On!

2011 – Last 100 Days
T-65 Days
27 October 2011

Goal:  1 hour per day working on the film
Digitized 23 October 2009  tapes of artwork by Lester Yocum and a short interview with the artist.  If you see the video I did for the book “A Reluctant Malachi,” you can see Les’ work on that painting of the Apostles in the middle of the video.  It is also the thumbnail for the video.  Les believed enoughin the project to license some of his fantastic artwork for use in the movie.

Watched “Restrepo”
Total time:  2 hours
Goal:  30 minutes per day music practice
MojoCaster aarm-up
“So What” – Miles Davis
Pat Metheny – Exercise #1, bars 1-4
 “Talkin’ Loud and Sayin’ Nothing” – Living Colour version
“It’s Your Thing” – Isley Brothers
Total time:  30 minutes

Goal:  15 minutes exercise per day
Snatch with 16kg kettlebell
36:36 protocol
18 reps per set
16 sets
Total time:  19:34

Goal:  15 minutes per day working on the score for the movie
“Dies Irae” – 20X on the MojoCaster
After 20X of the whole piece, focus on the dyad/octave work
R&B chord texture work
E – B/D# - C#min – A   chordal work (timing, texture, smoothness)
“Granby Street” – on the MojoCaster with lyric swap

Total Time:  30 minutes

Notes:  Good day.  Slowly paring down the tape pile.  Contacted Sharkey to tell him how well the system is working and to ask him if there’s room to install another hard drive.  Sony support advises against digitizing video to the same drive that holds the OS, so as the second drive gets full, I will need another hard drive.  I wish I could do more blogging as there are a few topics I would like to stretch out on, but that will have to be a weekend thing, perhaps.