Songs in the Key of
Mr. Gee (aka Steven Wesley Guiles) is a husband, father of two,
school teacher, and musician releasing a fourteen song album, Songs in
the Key of Minecraft, inspired by the omni-popular game,
Mr. Gee’s Kickstarter
campaign is running now
and ends on Sunday, February 9, 10:00pm EST. The purpose of the
campaign is to fund the final steps of creating the album: the
mixing, mastering, and reproduction of the CDs. During the
campaign, Mr. Gee plans to interact with his supporters and fans by
posting a weekly comic and video update to keep everyone “in the loop”.
The album's was spawned during FAWM.org’s
songwriting challenge in February of 2013. He crafted most of
songs included on the album with some help from his fellow
His songs vary from heavy metal and punk to happy pop
and hip-hop songs. You can hear a few samples of the songs on
this Soundcloud link. One commonality among all
of the songs is his
humorous approach to music. “I feel that music must reach people
on some basic emotional level, and humor is something that most people
can relate to. Plus, I’ve always been one to try and
lighten a room with a joke."
Mr. Gee discovered his love of Minecraft while watching his son play
the game. It only took a day or two before Mr. Gee was crafting
worlds alongside his son, chopping down trees and digging for diamonds.
To find out more about the Kickstarter campaign or Mr. Gee’s music,
visit one of these links:
To interview Mr. Gee directly with your own questions or booking and
contact information, send an email to
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