Hey, how’s your summer going? You reading this post from your iPad on a beach somewhere? I’m sitting on my porch this morning with a big glass of cold-brew coffee thinking about how unseasonably pleasant this August has been, about how I haven’t written much lately about music and music-making, and about guitars. Of course. […]
Some audio/video reportage from the Mogwai show last night at Union Transfer in Philly. Click the little icon in the top/left of the videos to hear the audio. Mogwai lends itself well to short looping videos…
Four tracks of guitar noodles. Set Follow Actions to a 60% chance of the current track continuing to play after one quarter-note and a 40% chance of any of the other three tracks playing, and set the Launch Mode to Legato. I gotta try this on vocal tracks.
So on Christmas morning I broke my hand. I’ve ridden bicycles off of hillsides, I’ve jumped out of an airplane, and I’ve crashed cars. Never have I broken a bone. However, on Christmas morning on the way back from the convenience store where i picked up milk, I broke my hand. I draw pictures for […]
I’ve been reading Oliver Chesler’s blog Wire to the Ear for several years now. Oliver writes about gear and music, and has an alter-ego called The Horrorist. He recently started building a modular synth, and when he began looking for a sampler/looper, I invited him to stop by the house if he was ever in […]
I’ve been away. I mean this in several senses of the word “away.” I’ve been traveling a lot in April. I’ve been away from making music for longer than that, even, as the day job has kind of taken precedence. And I’ve been away in that I stepped back from my gear as I think […]
From Chris Randall’s Flickr stream. Taken at NAMM out in Anaheim. I plan to post some beauty shots of the pedals on my board pretty soon. Here are some more from a Flickr search. via mongchacha via konditorei via Chris_Carter_ (I go back to this one often to remind myself that cool things can be […]
About 17 people and their gear filled my studio on Saturday evening. I hope we didn’t scare the neighbors. Actually, I hope we did. This was a good time and I hope it becomes a regular thing.