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Amy & James
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I wrote this song as a valentine for my wife Amy, on Valentine's Day 2013. Very rough quality sorry, I don't know what I'm doing!
Scene of the Crime
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Peter Katis of The Philistine's Jr wrote this song for me back in the 80's, but just recorded it (January 2013) as a tribute to American Elf.
Punching the Christmas Tree
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An aggressive X-mas song, for Christmas 2011. I used Nanoloop on GBA, M-06 guitar simulator on Nintendo DS, and Garage Band on my imac.
Rainbow Heart demo
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Last time I saw a rainbow, you broke my heart.
Won the Game
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This song is by Eli Kochalka. We recorded it using ujam.com
Super Christmas Men
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Here's a Christmas song for everybody who loves DC super heroes.
Win 1
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This is a little "win" song for Glorkian Warrior. It's a rough draft.
If you Want to Be an Elf
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I wrote & recorded this song on Christmas Eve 2009.
The Interview
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I wrote this song to accompany an interview with Quarter Life Crisis.
C'est Bon
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This is a song I wrote my last night in Angouleme, France.
America Harmonica
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Baby Oliver brought me the harmonica while Barack Obama was giving his acceptance speech. The second the speech was finished, I put the harmonica to my mouth and this song spontaneously came out.
The Tongue
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I recorded this song in a blizzard with my friend Joey Pizza Slice, aka Nose Bleed Island. He wrote the melody and we wrote the lyrics together.
KISSERS (full album)
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This is the full KISSERS music album (in a zip file) that came with the long out-of-print english edition of the KISSERS graphic novel.
Johnny Boo Dramatic Reading
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Some fans did this dramatic reading of my book Johnny Boo. There's Rob (the Dad), Sam (age 6) and Allie Lichter (age 3).
JFK
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I wrote this a few years ago while taking the L train to the A train to JFK airport in NYC.
Ollie Jonco Kochalka
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Eli and I made up this song about his little brother. 02/08/08
Robot Shark
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This is another song that I wrote to be a themesong for some show on TV, but alas, I guess it was not to be.
a secret song
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I wrote this song as a themesong for a tv series. I think it was rejected. Maybe the show's not even coming out. I made the music on my Gameboy, and then we added rock instruments on top.
Please Stay in Your Cars
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I wrote this song as a Public Service Announcement to play on the radio for fans attending Phish's last great concert at Coventry. Of course, the show was a disaster, flooded and muddy, and people did NOT stay in their cars as ordered.
Beyonce (rough)
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Here's a rough version of Beyonce. The music was done entirely with Nanoloop for the Gameboy Advance.
All this Science is Making me Sleepy
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The final track in the Mermaid album, my collaboration with the grandfather of home-taping, R. Stevie Moore. (Mermaid track 09)
Joshe Henry
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a tribute to local Burlington singer-songwriter, Joshe Henry, and Amy's friend Josh Cronin. With R. Stevie Moore. (Mermaid track 08)
Have You Ever Kissed an Idiot?
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The original version of this classic kochalka tune. With R. Stevie Moore! (Mermaid track 07)
A Song A Day
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This is a song about writing a LOT of songs! With R. Stevie Moore. (Mermaid track 06)
Nickelskeleton
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A great song about a skeleton that dances when you put a nickle in it. With R. Stevie Moore. (Mermaid track 05)
Mermaid Part 3
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the final part of the epic mermaid song, with R. Stevie Moore (Mermaid track 04)
Mermaid Part 2
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part two of an epic three part song. (Mermaid track 03)
Mermaid Part 1
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an old collaboration with the grandfather of home taping, R. Stevie Moore. I sent vocals and a scratch beat to him and he built the song around it. (Mermaid track 02)
Intro to Mermaid
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Here's the intro to the album Mermaid, my collaboration with R. Stevie Moore (Mermaid track 01)
Touch a Tiger
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Here's one we've been rockin' live for the last few years, about a friend's phone call from Dweezil Zappa and Lisa Loeb. Live, from Podcast! #2.
Moony Moon
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A beautiful river-crossing song, inspired by Moon River. I sang one line wrong, "kick my ass" was supposed to be "knock my ass". Recorded live, from Podcast! #2
When Frampton Comes Alive
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Frampton Comes Alive was like the biggest record ever when I was a kid. Here, I've re-imagined it as a zombie song. Live, from Podcast #2.
Rainbow of Blood
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What could be sicker and more awe inspiring than a rainbow of blood? Recorded live. From Podcast! #2.
What's the Deal with the Triangle
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This is an educational song about the triangle. From Podcast! #2.
PODCAST! (theme song)
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This gorgeous piece is the theme song to Kochalka Podcast #2. Recorded with various intstruments accompanying me live on Electroplankton for Nintendo DS.
New Revenge
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"I got a new revenge on you" are the only lyrics to Eli's latest song. (Eli is 3 1/2 years old). I did the drums with Rhythm Tengoku for the GBA and the guitars with M-06 for the Nintendo DS. 02/26/07
Walk by the Docks
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I made the music for this using Rhythm Tengoku for Gameboy Advance and M-O6 (guitar simulator) for Nintendo DS. Just a little demo of a half-written song. 01/30/07
Jingle Cat
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Merry Christmas! Here's the song you read about in the 12/20/06 American Elf strip. Made with Nanoloop 1.3 on 12/22/06
Fucking the Computer v1.0
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I recorded this using the Nanoloop cart for Gameboy. Sounds pretty different than the pretty acoustic guitar version we started playing live a few years ago. 12/19/06
Hand in Glove
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Here's a wintery love song, that I made today using Nanoloop 1.3 for Gameboy. I hope you all fall in love this winter! 12/13/06
Weak Love
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I recorded this song with Colin Clary years ago, but we never put it on anything because we thought it sucked a little. It's my response to his awesome song 360 Degrees.
Old Skool White Rap
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This song is about old rap music on commericals and features a verse about THE LEGEND OF ZELDA as well as one about Doritos. It's a free download in honor of the new Legend of Zelda game coming out for the Wii.
My Chemical Sugar High
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Just in time for Halloween, a song about candy. I created the music for this one entirely on my Gameboy, using a program called Pocket Music. 10/30/06
Lost My Sweatshirt in Boston
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While on the minitour I lost my sweatshirt in Boston. The song was first performed, a capella, at Cake-Shop in NYC on 08/27/06. This demo was recorded 09/01/06
Hot Penis
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Eli's potty training. He wrote this song after going pee, then we ran straight to the computer and recorded it. He's 3 years old. 08/25/06
Engarde Touché
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Who's the best swordsman in the world? Eli or James? We write little songs like this every single day, very few get recorded. 06/24/06
Candy Atom Bomb
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Kids love candy. Kids love atomic bombs. Kids LOVE the Candy Atom Bomb.
What do you Want from Me?
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Here's another Electroplankton created song. This one sucks. Oh well. 06/20/06
I Will Be Your Flame (rough)
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Ah... a love song. It's just a rough draft, which is about the most I can manage these days. (05/30/06)
Walrus (live)
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Recorded live on The Buzz (05/19/98).
The Joy of Spring (rough draft v1)
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Just a rough draft of a work in progress. The first verse of an unfinished song. It was a beautiful sunny day today! 04/10/06
Hoodies
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A love song, about a guy and a girl, each wearing hoodies.
Schaumgummi Kickass
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Schaumgummi is German for "marshmellow". It's also the name of Moby & Paul Yate's techno side-project. Me & Jason x-12 did this song for their album a while ago, which has never come out.
If I Could Float
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Another song made entirely using the musical toy ElectroPlankton from Nintendo. Most of my music is silly and fun, but this one's sad. 01/31/06
Invisible in the Nighttime (Fashion Flesh mix)
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Here's the remix of Invisible in the Nighttime by my friend Fashion Flesh. Compare and contrast with the mix by Twink, found further below.
Eli's Loop
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Eli made the loop for this song using "rec-rec" on Electroplankton for the Nintendo DS. Then he added two tracks of singing and ukelele. This is the kind of crazy shit 2 years olds are into now.
I Don't Wanna
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My second song created using Electroplankton on the Nintendo DS. 01/11/06
Kissing Underwater
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The music on this song was made using Electroplankton for the Nintendo DS. 01/09/06
Twenty Years
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Today is the 20th anniversary of me and Amy's first kiss. I wrote this song, and recorded it with Colin Clary a couple days ago, to present as a surprise for her today. 01/01/06
Christmas Can of Corn
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We was so poor, all we got for Christmas was a Can of CORN!
Super Dreidel RPG
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A kinda scary Hannukah song. Happy Hannukah!
Christmas in Dimension X
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Ho ho ho! Jingle all the way to Dimension X!
Sugar Cookie
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Are you a little bit naughty? Merry Christmas!
Hockey Octopus (super rough demo)
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My attempt to sell out! Jason X-12 says he's embarrassed for me. This demo was recorded for Fox TV and quickly rejected. 12/03/05
Yes No Maybe
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Every day I write simple little songs to sing with my son, Eli (age 2). Here's one of them. Dec. 1, 2005
Wizard in the Gizard
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The best Thanksgiving song of all time! This one is a classic at the Kochalka family Thanksgiving dinners. All the little kids sing it.
Invisible in the Nighttime (Twink mix)
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This version of this song is a collaboration with the band TWINK. (See twink.net). The song is written for a scene in a movie by Geoff Marslette (a work in progress).
Hunting For Shadows
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This is a nice song to sing while walking with a flashlight at night.
Ben the Stupid Brontosaurus
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Recorded LIVE on WRUV, UVM's student radio station, for the program EXPOSURE.
Beep Boop (demo)
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I've been writing tons of new songs about robots, computers, and stuff like that.
CCS Fight Song
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I'm teaching at the Center For Cartoon Studies, so I wrote this fight song for the school.
Sunday Mornings
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Ah.... wonderful. Romantic, funny, and a little bit dirty.
Britney's Silver Can (LIVE)
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Recorded live at metrognome (the club seen in the climax to my book Fantastic Butterflies, and in Kissers)
Washes the Dishes
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This is how daddy washes the dishes!
Duck of the Day
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Inspired by the ducks in the man made ponds in Copenhagen, on my second trip there.
SuperF*ckers Theme
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The ROCK version of the SuperF*ckers theme song!
SuperF*ckers (Gameboy)
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A themesong to my book SuperF*ckers. Demo version, music made on my Gameboy Color.
Show Respect to Michael Jackson
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Recorded live in Hultsfred, Sweden, as seen in the American Elf book collection. Sune from The Ravonettes is playing guitar on this thing.
Chase the Butterfly
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Why are there so many songs about Butterflies?
Ruvy Monkey
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Who's this guy? What's he do? One of my craziest songs ever!
Fat Rainbow
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Why are there so many songs about rainbows? This one's written right around when we bought the house and had the baby.
Frampton Comes Alive
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A quick demo, recorded live at my house with Creston Lea. 05/24/05
Honey I Sure Miss You
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My cover of a Daniel Johnston song. You don't have to be a subscriber to download this one. It is free to ALL!
South Union & Beeyatch
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An ode to our old apartment. Music made on my gameboy.
Flip Flops
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A great little song for summer. I made this music on my Gameboy.
Invisible TV
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A song about all the shows you'll never see. 05/04/05
ABCDuet
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Eli is just learning the ABC song, at 20 months old.
The Mummy Song (Live)
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One of my earliest songs. Written at age 19, recently ressurected by Jason.
Colin's Falling
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Colin loves the ladies!
Monkey Vs. Robot Vs. Bush (Live)
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The M vs R song has mutated over time. Here's a live version.
Killer in the News
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conversation between me and a reporter, regarding the killer 2 houses down
Frozen Spectre
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An awesome song about two demons.
31 Pushups
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I wrote this excercise song when I was 31
KISSERS (full album)
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This is the entire KISSERS music album (in a zip file) from the CD that came with the long-out-of-print english edition of my KISSERS graphic novel.
KISSERS (full album)
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This is the entire KISSERS music album (in a zip file) from the CD that came with the long-out-of-print english edition of my KISSERS graphic novel.
The Tongue
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I recorded this song with my friend Joey Pizza Slice, aka Nose Bleed Island. He wrote the melody and we wrote the lyrics together. Look for it on his upcoming album.