Hard to believe it's that time of year again for 50/90 again - I've been doing it since 2008, and FAWM since 2006
I seem to say every year that I "probably won't be quite as active this year as past years", and yes, last year (2016) I didn't reach 50, doubt I will this year either.. tho I'm guessing i will do at least a few songs, maybe more.
the 'bio' stuff:
New York City-based singer/songwriter. I have written and recorded several albums, available on iTunes, Amazon, Bandcamp, etc etc..
Plays acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin, dobro (resonator guitar), harmonica, bass, and sings. Regular contributor to radio stations with topical, sometimes political, material, but write many other things too. More details, etc, on website listed. or just google ' mike skliar' and you'll figure it out.
Recordings of note:
on iTunes, Amazon
"Mike Skliar" (2005)
"Ship of State"- (2009)
"February Singing (2012)
"My Kingdom for a Song (2013)
"Singing the Obvious to the Oblivious" (2014)
"Summer of Ice" (2014- all songs written at 2014's 50/90)
"You're fine, how am I?" (2015)
"How low can we go?" (Feb-March 2016)
"Need you in November" (September 2016)
"Love trumps hate" (November 2016)
"Chill on Chill (all instrumental) (November 2016)
"This is what democracy sounds like" (March 2017)
Yes, that's alot of albums in the last year or two- some of it political-generated, and one that has nothing to do with politics and is all instrumental, mostly electronica based material ("Chill on Chill")
Last year I was part of exciting new collaboration with an old friend of mine, as well....a kind of fusion of spoken word, poetry, stories, and music, using the title "Seth & Skliar" we have one album already done and released on Bandcamp called "the bards of gridlock" ..and hopefully will have a few new things here too. Our first album can be found at :
profile here is - http://fiftyninety.fawmers.org/user/seth-and-skliar
EDIT- and, gotta give a shoutout- new for this year 2017 at 50/90, one of my nephews, who is from Ohio and goes to school in St Louis, Mo., has just joined 50/90- he plays guitar and saxophone. Check his stuff out! http://fiftyninety.fawmers.org/user/adamgreen