Peep turns 10, you get a present!

Good golly Miss Molly! This Sunday, November 9th will mark ten years to the day since I released my first CD, Peep.

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The making of that album was truly a solo endeavor – I produced and engineered while playing nearly every instrument myself. It was also during that time that I first worked with Jeff Stuart Saltzman, who mixed Peep, and whose fine ears have helped improve every album I have done since. Somehow, I managed to stumble my way through the whole process, and came out on the other side with an actual record.

In honor of this anniversary, I’m gifting you a free copy of Peep. From now through this Sunday:

Peep is on Bandcamp as a free download!

So go ahead, try a shot of Peep 10-Year. This one’s on the house.

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Building and Hacking

So, I’m pretty into music-making gear, and I build or modify a lot of the gear that I use. In the newest issue of Performer Mag, my homemade PBA-1 Filterbox gets a full-page writeup… messy wires and all! See page 18 here:

http://performermag.com/the-builders-hackers-issue-has-arrived/

I used the PBA-1 on a few tracks of my last record. Some of the guitars in Jackrabbit were processed with it - definitely the high electric guitars that first come in at 00:16 were DI’d through it, I think with the Crash Sync circuit engaged.

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“Goodnight” official video

In the spirit of Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests series, I present to you my sweet dog Quinn, starring in a brand new video for “Goodnight”.

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Big Takeover Review of Pony EP

Some nice coverage from Big Takeover for the Pony EP!

He takes a page out of Red House Painters/Sun Kil Moon leader Mark Kozelek’s unusual-cover playbook with a tender, elegiac country-folk reading of John Mellencamp’s “Cherry Bomb.”

Thanks to Mark Suppanz for the great writeup!

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November 21, 2013
“Pony” video release show
Kelly’s Olympian, Portland OR


A detailed writeup of the show is featured on the CD Baby DIY Musician blog.

View the whole photoset here.

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“Pony” official video

Starring Cora Benesh as the Pony girl.
Directed by Robin Washburn

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