May 13


We had our first ultrasound where the baby really looks like a baby, and I of course had to write a song. Guitar is tuned way down (low string is an A). [more inside]

May 12

The Thing that Beats like a Cracked Bell

12 string acoustic etc

One Month Dragon

Built in the excellent 1BitDragon sequencer, with a few extra bits added in a DAW. Part of my JPL side project.

May 11

Over My House

3 analog synths, drum machine, vocoder

Keep It

I came out as trans to my partner of 20 years and she ended our marriage and I'm a wreck of a human being and anyway here's a song

May 10

End Credits

slightly wistful outtro-style synth jam... you know what, this one goes out to Cortex!!!! Thanks so much for all you've done for us on here over the years and hope we'll still see some sick Cortex action on the black every now and again!!!

May 9

Bigass Pizza Blues

Trying out an exciting new piece of recording gear, the Strymon Iridium!!

May 8

LA nights

Driving music with some synth pad action

May 7


I realize it's May, but you know

Say Something

Straight-ahead robot rocker? [more inside]

May 4


Guitar, phone, still a bit clumsy.

May 1

Last Thing First

Companion piece to below, with vocoder. [more inside]

April 24

Head Nod Hello

Short looped piano piece to start your day. [more inside]

April 23

Chase Music for an Imaginary Low Budget Cyberpunk Movie

Me on twelve string acoustic. Bit ragged and recorded on my phone but short and hopefully amusing.

April 18

Look At Me

A little dream-pop number about being transfeminine. Written with my usual collaboratrix. [more inside]

April 15

For JJ

Analog synth + vocoder

April 2

Halt to Start

Looped and sliced piano, drifting in and out of phase. [more inside]

March 31

My Lord, Whatta Moon (after "Oh Darling!")

stole some chords and rhythms from the beatles in honor of the lunar love i feel e'ryday

March 30

Hope After Despair

I wrote and recorded a dance song. [more inside]

Get It Started

Attempt at higher bpm (~140) electronic dance music. Decided to go with album title Snowsquall. [more inside]

Ice Dance

Improvising on a synth loop

March 27


Using the same sequencing definition as a previous post but with different key changes and tempo; some buzzy interjections. [more inside]

March 22

The Only Load the Lord Has Given Me, with Thanks for His Grace

black farmer who been black farming for over two years and it seemed about time to pen some new negro spirituals [more inside]

March 19

Chicken Addendum

Low fi chicken [more inside]

March 18

Allergy Boy

New song. On Bandcamp. Goofy video I made for it.

March 13


A change of pace. [more inside]

March 12

For Each One To Discover (AO)

One of my favorite vocal samples (mid century Henry Miller interview found on with some little pings and big booms [more inside]

The Ballad of Innsmouth

A somber tale of aquatic horrors. [more inside]

March 11

Winnie Hess (Learns To Party)

Another song about a "famous" Blaseball player: Winnie Hess, one of the most feared pitchers in the league. [more inside]

A Song for Chester

The goal was too blend... [more inside]

March 10


humans in the war

March 8

Sky Bvtches

Sort of a low-fi midwestern rock thing. [more inside]

February 28

Xanax Paychecks

Kind of a slightly twee sadgirl pop song, of the very trans variety. [more inside]

February 27

Hull Ruptures

For the "minimally viable music" Disquiet Junto prompt, I made a piece built entirely from a recording I made of popcorn popping.

Cascades (AO)

Ambient Office project that features some just intonation intervals and granular noise. [more inside]

February 18


Pretty Hate Machine style b a n g e r. [more inside]

À travers le pont d'Einstein-Rosen (Echoes from Jupiter)

Please listen to it while looking at the sky, While making incredible plans, While thinking about the past, the future, or both. Please listen to it while working, While calculating equations too complex for me, While speculating, while hoping.

February 14

frogs jamming in a swamp

I heard a vocal sample and imagined three little frogs were singing it and so I had a little fun. [more inside]

February 12

Ask your body

Another AO jam - this time using a cellular algorithm to derive a melody and a few drum triggers that I mess with and layer under some drones. [more inside]

February 11

Two Robots Loitering at Guitar Center

This is a generated guitar piece. [more inside]

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