3 new bandcamp exclusives – 1/16/19

Posted on Jan 17, 2019
3 new bandcamp exclusives – 1/16/19

Hey everyone, how are you? Here in Berkeley, CA it’s raining quite a bit. I’m listening to my friends record, and enjoying some quiet with my birds. After much stillness indeed, I realized I hadn’t updated you all on the latest happenings. In preparation for The burden of Irrational Optimism‘s upcoming release, I’ve included three new tracks on bandcamp […]

Announcement: New Album presales live!

Posted on Dec 27, 2018
Announcement:  New Album presales live!

You know that feeling when you’ve created a new record, and after months of planning, making things, and research, a tiny little bit of that record is finally available? That’s how I’m feeling right now, as, well, The burden of Irrational Optimism, my third studio record, is finally for sale. But wait, the record doesn’t come out until 3/19/19, […]

Music Discovery: Playlists, Engagements, and Getting Played

Posted on Dec 4, 2018
Music Discovery:  Playlists, Engagements, and Getting Played

With a new album literally on the presses, one thing that’s been on my mind a lot is how to get The burden of Irrational Optimism to the ‘right’ ears.  And yes, the right ears – I’m well aware that the music I write has an intended audience, it’s that audience I’d like to connect with.  But, […]

New soundcloud release and album announcement 11/24/18

Posted on Nov 24, 2018

Well, hello folks.  When was the last time we spoke?  Yea… it’s been a few months, hasn’t it.  The last thing I posted was the talk I gave on synaesthetics; I’m very proud of this, you should check it out if you’ve ever got 50 minutes to burn expanding your mind.  Since then, what’s been […]

The Synaesthetic Perspective

Posted on Sep 21, 2018

Well, hello.  It’s been a while hasn’t it?  My records indicate… April of 2018 (it is presently september).  Wow, what a long time to have pass without a word.  Well, it hasn’t been that silent if you’re following me on the facebooks (or twitter), but you’re right; I haven’t blogged in a very long time. What […]

Impedance – Authors Notes

Posted on Apr 2, 2018

Hey everyone – the record is done.  Just waiting for mastering now, and well, I have to push a few more buttons to make everything ‘happen’.  And then, that’s that.  Summing in about 1.5 years of exploration and work; last years compositions, instrumentation, and inspiration coupled with this years engineering skill; Impedance is done. I’m […]

Terminal Update: Etchings and Impedances

Posted on Feb 18, 2018

Well, hello my friends… and welcome to… uh… a blog post.  It’s been a particularly busy time as of late and well, I’ve got a lot to report.   I suppose the hard part is where to start… the album?  Yes there… the familiar.  We’ll start there and warm you up before we get, you […]

Terminal Update: End of 2017

Posted on Dec 28, 2017

Good morning everyone.  It’s a sunny Thursday morning here in Berkeley, CA and I’m on my winter work break.  This means lots of music and particularly slow mornings.  Soyrizo & eggs in hand, I now embark upon this blog post with you, and a recently microwaved scone. At the end of a year, one thing […]

Terminal Update: Live Set and Record Making

Posted on Nov 26, 2017

Hello again folks.  How are you? It would seem part of my forthcoming news resolutions is to do more writing.  You should most certainly rejoice because boy, am I going to find those little details that make things interesting. Interesting to me, anyway. Well, maybe you like news; I mean everyone likes the news… right? […]

Terminal Update: November 2017

Posted on Nov 19, 2017

Terminal Update: November 2017 Well, hey there folkies, how’s it going?  As per our usual (I’ve noticed I say this almost every time), it’s been a damn long time since any kinda formal update.  Sure, those of you following me on the ol’ facebook may be somewhat aware – but let’s take that awareness to […]