Songwriting and Composition


Creating my own music has always been an important part of what I do. The last couple of years has seen a little more concentration on writing. I'm delighted to share a little bit of that with you here. Check back often, as new demos are in the works.

Rennaisance Man

A new recording of an older song. First recorded by Sin Tax in 2007.  All racket generated by me. 

Recorded in The Spare Room.

©2019 Doug Baker

Doing Something Else

Pretty basic, two guitars and one vocal. I had recorded a more "produced version", and it sounded good, but the song itself kinda got lost in the production. Also intended for the oft-rumored album project.

Recorded in The Spare Room

©2019 Doug Baker

Suits Me Just Fine

I often refer to this song as my mission statement.

Rough mix of the second track recorded for expected 2019 album.
Recorded in the Spare Room.
©2018 Doug Baker

This House Is In Order

A rare moment of self-awareness

Rough mix of the first song recorded for a projected 2019 album release.

Recorded in The Spare Room.
©2018 Doug Baker

Guarding Space

 Composed for Steve Mitchell's Cloud Diary Music Project. 

I was given a brief synopsis of his novel, and a scene to work from.

Recorded by Rich Rossi in Room 115.

©2018 Doug Baker

First Church of Song

Having some fun experimenting in Garageband with my friend Rich Rossi. 

This came out much more "poppy" than I expected. 

And that's ok.

Recorded by Rich Rossi at Room 115

©2018 Doug Baker

The Foldable Man

Composed in 2017 for Storyhound Theatre's "Greensboro Grapevine" project. 

Inspired by Kate Kehoe's poem of the same name.

All notes played by Doug Baker. Recorded by Mark Dillon at Polecat Creek.

©2017 Doug Baker