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I occasionally get the itch to put stuff on tape. (Well, it’s 2009 now, so I’ll be damned if I’m going to use actual tape. It’s just an expression. What am I, a goddamned caveman?)Anyway, I record stuff once in awhile – it’s sloppy & very unprofessional. I post songs here in a relatively raw form, with the hope that by making my work semi-public, it will somehow spur me to keep at it more consistently, or at the very least convince me that I need to learn how to use all this stupid equipment. Who knows. I don’t know. This page has encouraged me to record six (6)mediocre songs so far this year, which sextuples my output from 2007 & 2008 (err, combined). So I guess that’s…good? If you’d like to hear my full-band stuff, don’t forget to check out good ol’ No-Shadow Kick.
Being a graphic designer/illustrator can be funny sometimes. You make work you really like and/or are proud of, so you show it off on your portfolio site. You (hopefully rarely) make work that embarrasses the hell out of you and you bury it in a deep hole somewhere. And then you have work that you think is pretty okay, but it falls into the netherworld in between: not nearly bad enough for the hole, but who wants an over-cluttered portfolio? Not me, man. (more…)