Biography

borris? Biography? Ya got me.

Some say he's an entirely made up character. Others?... He's really someone famous just goofing around here. Still others say borris is a genius of sorts, who just doesn't understand the meaning of time management and honesty—when it comes to letting people know the real person inside. If there were any others left to comment, they might say he's grateful for the amazingly loving people who have bothered to listen to his music and interact in such a positive and upbeat way over the years. Yeah, that's what he'd …SAY. As far as who he IS, and what he's REALLY like… I doubt anyone really cares much. I know he does have a few mysteries up his sleeve, and a few more rolled up in one of the cuffs of his pants. It's also true he plays odd keyboards, electric tambourine, and sings in a band called "WE PLAY LOUD", and he owns, and uses onstage—an actual JetPak™! Unbelievable. A FREAKING JETPACK?

borris moves around a lot, and has been know to spend a fair amount of any given year in London—somewhere near West Hampstead I think. Of course, he enjoys the dryness of Mojave, but feels that part of CA has really taken a dive in the last 100 years. It's also way too hot most of the year, and borris is not a guy who enjoys heat. Oh, I think he may be extremely wealthy too, but that's a hard one to pin down. He'll call you up, tell you to meet him on some corner in a really creepy part of town, and then just walk up, hand you an envelope full of money, and disappear into the night. That is, if it's night time. During the day, he likes driving around and recording at the same time. Not a good idea, so… Kids PLEASE DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME. Now that I think about that last statement, kids don't generally drive. On top of that, if they did, anyone would know that driving AT HOME is always a bad idea. Especially inside the home. I must have meant something entirely different when I wrote that. Anyway, I have met borris, and some might say I even keep up with the man. All I can say for sure is, some of the above might be true.

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borris, …we think.

Music rss

Title Genre Released Plays
Brompton Cocktail Rock Mar 17, 2014 1757
Why? Pop Nov 2, 2007 4152
Going, Going, Gone Pop Oct 18, 2007 2926
You Don't Have To Worry Pop Oct 17, 2007 2784
Baby's A Badload-Country Country Oct 11, 2007 1707
Bibbity Bobbity Boo Collab Rock Oct 4, 2007 6768
Lady Madonna Collab Pop Sep 29, 2007 3964
Baby's A Badload Rock Sep 14, 2007 2138
Hangin' With You Collab Rock Aug 17, 2007 2692
And I Don't Know Rock Aug 5, 2007 2651
California Dreamin' Rock Jul 15, 2007 3149
Are All The Children In? Other Jul 11, 2007 5869
What the...? Other Jul 9, 2007 1851
You Gotta Rock Jul 7, 2007 2034
You Gotta Rock Jul 7, 2007 1548
A Mighty Fortress Pop Jul 6, 2007 2310
A New Kind Of Music! Rock Jul 3, 2007 1768
Suicide Rock Jul 3, 2007 2581
Fall In Love With My Nurse Rock Jun 29, 2007 3898
Hey, Hey, Jenny Rock Jun 26, 2007 3879
End Of My Rope Rock Jun 16, 2007 1059
The SHED Setups Jun 13, 2007 2164
Tell It Like It Is Pop Jun 12, 2007 2077
The SHED Setups Jun 10, 2007 1154
Rock(it) Engine - Live Rock Jun 9, 2007 2076
Close To You (Cover) Pop May 31, 2007 3438
America The Loud Spoken Word May 19, 2007 1808
Wee Willie Winkie Childrens May 1, 2007 4867
The Geezer Next Door Rock Apr 20, 2007 2166
April 18, 2007 Other Apr 18, 2007 1937
Everything Sucks Inspirational Jan 19, 2007 2518
Talk With God Rock Jan 14, 2007 2866
28 Days Rock Jan 5, 2007 2636
Tear It Up Rock Apr 11, 2006 2761
All I Think About Is You Rock Apr 5, 2006 3464
Head for the Shed Rock Mar 26, 2006 3034
Yes, I am a movie star. Rock Mar 24, 2006 2916
Viva Columbia Other Mar 22, 2006 4665
Dang, I Missed Work Again Other Mar 19, 2006 3683
The Big Job Rock Mar 17, 2006 2360
Nothin's Gonna Make Me Cry Rock Mar 16, 2006 2080
CRUNK TUPPERWARE PARTY Rock Mar 10, 2006 2898
Secret Things Rock Mar 9, 2006 2603
Reset Rock Nov 22, 2005 1757
Bud Gets a Drum Set Other Oct 30, 2005 1552
No One Evolves Electronica Oct 29, 2005 1413
Get The Groove On Dance Oct 28, 2005 2815
This Weekend Only! Other Oct 21, 2005 2321
Dance Like A Cowboy Other Oct 20, 2005 5572
Surfin' The Noise Other Oct 20, 2005 2076
Runaway Fashion Electronica Oct 18, 2005 4100
Rollin' In The Hoopty (Compton, CA) Hip Hop/Rap Jun 3, 2005 5242
Going Nowhere Loud Rock May 29, 2005 2328
Visualizer Electronica May 20, 2005 2687
Off Your Medication Again? Other May 16, 2005 2510
Exactly Rock May 13, 2005 3293
Mohave Metro Electronica May 10, 2005 2567
Sad And Wonderful Other May 8, 2005 2955
Two Minutes Of Mayhem Other May 8, 2005 2642
Profoundly Deaf Other May 7, 2005 2677
Scene #7 Other May 3, 2005 2424
Schrodinger's Cat Paradox Rock May 3, 2005 4453
NIGHTCRAWLER Electronica May 2, 2005 3854

Collaborations

News rss

Online Mastering? LANDR might be helpful December 2, 2014
I tried a few of my old songs, just to give LANDR a try. Definitely did …something.
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Fadeouts RULE! February 1, 2014
Back in the day when I was together enough to actually upload music I recorded here at the almighty icompositions.com, I remember being repeatedly hassled for my seemingly endless use of what I consider to be one of the most powerful tools used in songwriting.
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6 Traits of a Badly Written Song ...(Link to a Music Connection article) December 22, 2012
Great article from Music Connection about songwriting. Unfortunately, according to this, my songs are almost all badly written.
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It's really quite amazing... (iCompositions.com, that is). November 18, 2012
This is such a unique site in the world of original music. It's a community like no other I've run across.
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Genres October 26, 2005
Schrodinger's Cat Paradox is one of the songs of mine that I like best. I guess I would describe it as 170 BPM fast movin', hard drivin', genre ignoring', fun! I hope you get a chance to check it out and read the funny and interesting comments that some people have left.

'Other' seems to be my genre of choice although I felt that I should choose 'Rock/Pop' for Schrodinger's Cat Paradox. I wish I didn't have to pick though because it's really not rock or pop - really. What genre is it then? Someone said it's Electronic because the effected xylophones sound like video game noises. Would that be Electro, Electronica, Electro Chair or what? Who knows? And I guess I could say, "who cares?" But as you will see from the following brief entry, people do seem to care.

Speaking Of Genres
by borris/cjacks

Right before I was kicked out of Genre School, one of my instructors, told me that the correct genre for my song, Schrodinger's Cat Paradox, must be 'Hasbro Era Fancybeat'. Well, I told him that he was nuts and that it could only be a lavishly crafted combination of 'Future Gameshow', 'Hamster Wheel', 'New-In-Box', 'Space Yodel', 'Humpty Dollhouse', 'Turbo Gypsy', and possibly 'Outlaw Carnival' or Traditional Beat Pirate'. Then I realized that I hadn't noticed the whole 'Hechno-Promtractor' influence and that, in fact, the overall feel was really more like some kind of sped up 'Breakfastbeat', mixed with the slightest hint of 'Ashtray Pizza'.

That was all it took.

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