production

On Prince’s “The Ballad of Dorothy Parker”

May 3, 2016 Featured, Uncategorized

Prince died a week ago. I’m really bummed about it. I’ve had some really good friends rave about how life-changing his shows are, and I kept convincing myself that I’d actually go to one. That can’t happen anymore, and it reminds me to take advantage of what exists in the now as much as I can. What I have now is his entire discography, pulled together from various sources since I started listening to Prince regularly in my adult life.[^1]Read More

Many voices, but only me in the room

October 10, 2015 Uncategorized

There’s an interview with Annie Clark and David Byrne in which they describe their working relationship for Love This Giant: DB: This was a more intertwined collaboration than most I’ve done. In many ways it was more democratic — we were constantly bouncing what we were doing off one another. Which is creatively great, but also slow — democracy is slow. [laughs] AC: The tech-y stuff was a headache, honestly. We’d send files back and forth in [music program] Logic, and because I hadRead More

October 17, 2014 Uncategorized

My debut album as SOPHOMORES is now available in full to listen on SoundCloud. Big thanks to all those who helped whittle this down to a finished product over the past year or so. A digital/physical release is coming soon, as well as live performances. 

passive resistor

June 2, 2014 Uncategorized

This song, 2:52 to end. I don’t think I’ve heard a rock vocalist sing with this much anger in the last 10 years. Not even Trent gets this passionately angry to the point where he has to catch his breath mid-song, literally spits out lines like “SHE WORE THE SAME BBBBRANDS” and consciously lets his voice crack in order to hold a word. It makes me want to punch a wall in the best ways. passive resistor was originally publishedRead More

March 17, 2014 Uncategorized

that guitar line over and over and over and over (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)