I have my friend the very funny and very talented Joe Lavelle to thank for reminding about this song about a year ago. I wrote the song back when Joe and I were in high school, and it was originally just a refrain: "You stepped on my head, she said." I added verses a little…Read more Track-by-Track: “My Head”
Quick note to say that my new album, Thank You for Holding, is now available! I'll have more to say about the individual tracks in the coming days, but for now, here's the basic premise: Sometime in the distant (or maybe not-too-distant) future, someone placed a call to an automated customer-service center mere moments before…Read more Thank You for Holding
My first attempt at a video for a song from Garden Variety...
Here's a song by my friend Tim Simmons. I'm playing bass and keyboards on the track. I also produced it. Tim put the video together with clips from the Prelinger Archive... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrGE8O2OPMU
My instructions for this one were to write an instrumental piece to go along with the title "Two Member Meeting of the Mutual Admiration Society." The track below is attempt number two, which I decided not to use because it sounded too busy. There's a third take that we'll probably end up using. It sounds…Read more Mr Xquisite pt. 2: “Two Member Meeting”
My friend Tim Simmons and I have been recording music under the name Secret Goldfish. Here's one of our new tunes: You can download this song and all of our music for free at our website, and you can follow our adventures in the Secret Goldfish Super Secret Public Diary.
My writing is moving along slowly but (kind of) surely, but I took the morning off to scan the following paintings. They're from a series of about 35 I did in early May. As you'll notice, I was trying to keep things minimal. Mainly, I was just experimenting with some ideas I had for a…Read more Studies in Black and Red