May 28

deeply listening

Spent the last year learning to program and had no time for music. Finally got a job and a new-ish life so I thought it's time to get back to some things I enjoy. This one is different from my normal thing though I suppose I'v'e always had an attraction to analog merging with electronic. Maybe thanks to new order/joy division??? Though this doesn't sound anything like those.


May 27

Whoa Nelly

Another older one... hoping to get some new stuff finished soon but here is a fun track in the meantime!


May 22

The Guardian of Phobos

Piano vs. Electronics. Kinda epic even though it's not all that long! [more inside]


May 21

Sapphic Melody

This is a poem fragment from Sappho set to music using Ancient Greek music theory as best as I understand it and generated by my Platonic Music Engine which generates music using every musical idea that has ever or will ever exist. [more inside]


May 20

vampire deer - jamtape 3

alesis sr16, bass, guitar and arturia microbrute through various combos of boss dd3, vox stompbox b1, ehx pitchfork and dod dimension 6


May 19

vampire deer - jamtape 2

korg er-1 through a behringer octave pedal, bass, casio sk-1 and guitar through a vox stompbox b1 and ehx memory man deluxe with hazari [more inside]


May 16

vampire deer - jamtape 1

4 track tape recording - new album, 3 jamtapes [more inside]


May 15

Day Trip To Ikea

Here's a highly textured synthpop song written in 1999 using Juno-60, OB-1, Arp Axxe and an Arp Omni II. All the synths are driving each other via CV.


May 14

En Garde!

Penultimate track from Creature Of Habit in which we find our protagonist brooding over the realization of the previous track, and facing down the Creature. [more inside]


May 13

Early Riser

my friend Kyle Butler and I, recording as Kiltertolks. Improvisation, guitar, piano, field recordings/samples, computer generated sounds. [more inside]


May 11

Hello My Future Girlfriend '99

My trance remix from way back in the day of the classic "Hello My Future Girlfriend" audio clip. [more inside]


May 9

Cuidado

It's a jam that has bleeps, pew pews, and a vaguely apocalyptic vocal sample! Perfect 4 ur summer jam needz [more inside]


May 5

China Doll

A collaborative cover of the Julian Cope original, by me and not_on_display [more inside]


May 1

Realization, Remembrance, Regret

Song four from Creature Of Habit. [more inside]


The Lost City of Flesh Eating Robots

A very silly track from my high school days. Circa 2004.


Move Right Now

Odd, never-quite-finished, repetitive something which I concocted years ago using PS1 MUSIC 2000's default instruments and some short vocal samples. [more inside]


April 29

They Though He Was Part of the Ship

This song highlights one of the possible dangers of crashing one's ship on a planet inhabited by a totally alien species. I recorded this a few years ago, deciding only recently to mix it down. It features a reklus-modified Korg DDD-1.


April 28

New Echoes

Draft of a song recorded on the somewhat miraculous/blasphemous iPhone app "Music Memos" (which automatically recorded the bass and drums). [more inside]


The Difference

I've been listening to a lot of riot grrl and wrote this for a friend


April 23

Shake It

A simple dance track [more inside]


Purple Majesty/After-Party

The night he died, Prince came to me in a dream. I played electric piano and he played acoustic piano. He had all the best licks, naturally. :-) So I had to do this, even though it's like the Tenacious D song, Tribute. This is not the song I heard in my head, which was a jam in Am. No, this is just a tribute to that song. And it comes with it's own after-party! [more inside]


April 21

ahh, yes

simple and fun


April 18

Ensorcelled

Part three of the serial instrumental, Creature Of Habit. [more inside]


April 15

canyon.mid

A new take on a classic midi


April 11

Weekend of Arps

AppleSeed, CarrotAdventure, and I bring you the title track from our newly released Weekend of Arps EP! [more inside]


Take Me to Church - live performance

This is a recording of a performance I did last Friday of Hozier's "Take Me to Church" at my medical school's Evening of the Arts. I'm super proud of how it turned out. (Video here.) The first minute or so is the intro from the host of the show, then the song begins.


April 10

Attachment

Second track from the album/playlist I am working on. [more inside]


Outfits

There's a picture of two guys, one has a grey shirt and tan jacket, the other the reverse. [more inside]


April 8

I May Never

Rough draft, ambiguous Americana love song to the compromises of long term relationships. Electric piano and acoustic guitar in a Nick Drake tuning of some sort (gotta figure this out when I rerecord...). [more inside]


Whoa

From the Prehistoric EP (2008)!


April 5

Revenants

Guitar instrumental, sort of dirty and insistent. [more inside]


April 4

5 - another star - vampire deer

final song of drones, my rpm project this year [more inside]


April 3

God Does Not Play Dice

A follow up to my last song, The Eternally Incomprehensible Thing, in memoriam my cat Einstein ????—2015-11-02.


Cover: Hand of the Almighty (God Will Fuck You Up)

WARNING: Not Safe For... anyone, anywhere. Seriously. (For the MeFi Cover Challenge.) [more inside]


Round & Bouncy & Rough (Oh My!)

Short acoustic guitar instrumental I came up with last night. Recorded into my phone in two parts: main part & random notes added part (for spice).


Hot Collie Bounce

Check out the animation here.


April 2

WomenChildren

Guitar instrumental. Some slide. GarageBand on the drums.


The Eternally Incomprehensible Thing

Instrumental + cat purrs and face skritchies. In memoriam Einstein ????—2015-11-02. [more inside]


4 - st germian retirement home - vampire deer

song 4 of drones [more inside]


March 31

Well Well

For song #8 of Unu Kanto Po Semajno, we answer the question, "What happens when not_on_display figures out he can just drag .mp3's into Garageband and manipulate them?" Some funky goddamn psychedelic shit, you'd better believe. [more inside]


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