Behind the Scenes of "Obscurotica" (video)

Hey folks, here's another quick peek behind the scenes during the recording of "Obscurotica." Today's video shows how ...

Choosing a tone for the bass (video)

Hey folks, here's another installation of the recording series. Today I'm trying to find a good tone for the bass guitar tracks. It can be tricky, because...

Recording progress update 10-31-17

Hey everyone, here's a little peek into what I was doing in the studio yesterday, and a...

Recording progress update

As I have mentioned previously, I have had to make some new plans in order to complete Obscurotica, and once again those plans have had to be reworked. With the new plans in place, I am...

Staying Positive

A friend of mine had a saying, something like “You can’t drag someone across the finish line.” He wasn’t talking about a race, or literally dragging someone, but about working with someone who was not willing to put a solid effort into their job; someone whose...

The Crazy Things I Do...

About 2 years ago I stumbled across a video of a couple of young ladies playing the Handel-Halvorsen Passacaglia on violin and cello. I had forgotten about this tune, even though I had been exposed to it many years ago, and hearing these ladies just rip through it so impressively was a really pleasant surprise. There are some blazing passages on both instruments, and I thought "Hey! Maybe I should learn some of that on guitar!" Well...


Quick backstory on ...

Why I Left Facebook... (updated)

Well, today I posted on Hatebook Facebook that I was leaving, and may not be back for days or weeks, maybe forever. This has been building up for a while...

Have you heard this guy?

So, I have a friend named Shawn Williams, and he has a new project which he calls The Core. Last week I had the opportunity to go see him live. Well. Let me tell you...

The whole story about "Ramona's Prayer"

A while back I mentioned that I was recording a song for a movie, and I thought I would finally make time to tell you the story.

The movie is a short form, experimental film being written & directed by a young woman named

Talk about burying the lead...

Lyndon Johnson is president, gas is 33¢ per gallon, Sean Connery is James Bond, 911 systems do not exist, no place in the world has a law requiring you to wear a seat belt, the hand-held calculator has not yet been invented, the BBC still broadcasts in only black & white, the Andy Griffith Show is the number one television show, and “Strangers in the Night” by Frank Sinatra is the Grammys song of the year....

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