Scores & Songs

music by fred newman (claus friedrich)

Monat: Januar, 2015

Songs for poor children


A bit under the radar, I composed, performed and produced three songs for a kind of audiobook – recorded and mixed by Your Careless Spark drummer Chris Hielscher – for children from poor family backgrounds in 2014. One of the songs is actually a rap duet between me and ice hockey captain Patrick Reimer (Nürnberg Ice Tigers), written by Your Careless Spark’s Uwe Schlagenhaft. I know. That does sound awesome. So far it’s not possible to post audio snippets from that project, but as soon as it is, I shall do.



Your Careless Spark recording new „Ashes“ EP

It’s been quite an eventful year 2014 for Your Careless Spark, including the release of their first, self-titled album, two music videos and quite a number of beautiful live shows, including at Europe’s greatest inner city music festival „Bardentreffen“ and shows with such marvellous international bands like Einar Stray Orchestra and Mister & Mississippi.

Now, the new year starts off with the four of us getting into recording gear again, as we prepare the „Ashes“ EP. Here’s a little taste of what is to come: