M. Zapatero: “In the Light”

Here’s my latest recording. This is the first time I’ve played drums on one of my recordings. In the past, I programmed a drum machine, but I’ve been taking drum lessons over the past few weeks and wanted to try something new. Here and there I’ve touched up a couple of drum fills with some computer trickery, but for the most part, the drums represent an actual performance.


“West Philly Bedroom” by M. Zapatero

Here’s the latest Zapatero track. It’s a little different from the others. A little more rock, a little less electronic. But there’s still a nice synth break in the middle.

In any case, I’m charging $1 for it, but if that’s too rich for your blood, just drop me a line, and I’ll send you a code you can use to download the track for free.

Sweet Chocolate…

I was thinking about how everything gets commodified in our world. Everything including religion — and especially around religious holidays. Then I came upon a message from a salesperson at a local department store. The salesperson said, among other things, “The more you spend, the more you save.” But to my ears, it sounded like, “The more you spend, the more you’re saved.”