I'm a longhaired almost-hippie stuck in the inner suburbs of a major rust-belt metropolis who's thoughtful, creative, and kind of geeky. In exchange for a paycheck I run around in a cubicle maze most days. When I escape, I play music, hang out in coffee houses, dink around on the computer, take naps, and think I should be off in the woods somewhere. Every once in a while I get in my car and drive far, far away, though I've always come back so far.
Blogs I Follow
- the drax files radio hour [with jo yardley]
- Tales From B.F.E. (or How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love The Guitar)
- Life, And Other Natural Disasters...
- Too old to die young
- I only buy it for the articles.
- Patio Boat
- The Wolf Mama's Kitchen
- mark's journal
- A songdog's new world of random thoughts
- The WordPress.com Blog
Tag Archives: music
Last Friday (Feb. 3), the music site Bandcamp.com (where my CDs live digitally) had a special event. For any purchase made, Bandcamp would donate their proceeds of the sale to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). During the event, they … Continue reading
My show at The Dovetail with Emma Guzman tonight was pretty good. I had a very good first set; everything flowed together and I was plenty focused so nothing went wrong. My second set wasn’t quite as good. I’m probably … Continue reading
A final post about my experiment with Periscope.tv: It turns out that the show I performed and videoed on Tuesday was kept on the servers for only 24 hours, so the playback disappeared early on Thursday. I apologize to anyone … Continue reading
The Periscope experiment was … interesting. The app tells me there were 14 viewers. I’ve heard from two friends who were trying to watch via computer who didn’t receive the video portion and had problems with the audio too. Friends … Continue reading
I’m going to tonight’s open mic night at The Dovetail coffeehouse, with the specific intent to play Gordon Lightfoot’s “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” along with two songs of mine. I’m going to try to webcast it via Periscope.tv, … Continue reading
Today is the fortieth anniversary of the loss of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald due to a freakish storm on Lake Superior. Accompanying vessels lost contact with the ship shortly after 7:10 p.m. the evening of November 10, 1975 amid consistent … Continue reading
I collect, well, read articles on the sorry state of the music business for smaller-than-Beyoncé performers, as if I have a music career. (Ha!) Here’s one from Dar Williams, who has been at this for a while: Guest Blog: Dar … Continue reading