A pretty waltz written in a moment of bleakness. I composed & arranged the string quartet despite not being able to read or write a note of music. This song is performed here by one of my bands, Casey’s Brain.
This instrumental selection was influenced a lot by the Stone Temple Pilots, Soul Coughing & Cheap Trick – it’s performed by one of my bands, Down With Meyers.
I was trying to go for a Buck Owens meets the Rolling Stones in 1965 with the drummer from Blondie kind-of-thing – this song was performed by one of my bands, The Revellaires.
A miscellaneous collection of old and new images. The photograph above is right out of the camera, no Photoshop, filters, special lens or anything. All photographs © John Carmody, Washington, D.C.
Usually I carry a camera or other recording device with me around Washington, D.C. All photographs © John Carmody, Washington, D.C.
Family, friends and strangers, some pictures just take themselves. All photographs © John Carmody, Washington, D.C.
Miscellaneous shots of flora and fauna. Photography © John Carmody, Washington, D.C.
The majority of these were taken on an old 35mm Pentax camera. All imagery © John Carmody, Washington, D.C.
Most of these images are from a Washington Post Magazine feature. Photos © David C. Kennedy, the Washington Post. The rest? © John Carmody, Washington, D.C.
A pretty song I wrote for Mother’s Day. Listen close: it’s in 3/4, 4/4 and 5/4. It’s influenced by the Beatles, Grant-Lee Philips and Simon & Garfunkel. I played all the instruments except the drums (John Orem.)
When I wrote this, I was listening to a lot of Louis Jordan, the Pretenders and Patsy Cline. It’s performed here by one of my bands, Casey’s Brain.
People of a certain fortunate generation grew up idolizing the guitar riff and guitar solo. This power-pop rocker is performed here by one of my bands, The Revellaires.