April 25

An Echo Of You Remained In The Transporter Buffer

An elegy for my stepmother, who passed away from ALS, based on a recurring dream I'd have of seeing her brought back to life in an episode of Star Trek The Next Generation via a transporter glitch. [more inside]


April 17

Kraid's Green Hill

A couple of covers by my band The Phone Calls [more inside]


April 14

OP-1 Clicks and womms

Recently got a Teenage Engineering OP-1 and this is a first attempt to put the 4-track through it's paces. It's a noisy little thing, extremely digital. In addition decided to put this together without any sequencers so the rhythms are... inconsistent. This is straight out of the device, no additional processing.


April 8

Fuxxed Rx

About 10 years ago I had a pretty terrible year. A lot of people thought they knew what was wrong with me & also thought they knew how to "fix" me, but they all turned out to be wrong.


April 5

Many Chords

My wife had a pessimistic guitar instructor when she was younger, one of those "there's nothing new in music, there's only 12 notes" kind of musicians. So, as a rebuttal to that mindset, here's an in-progress 50+ chord progression that I think is turning out swimmingly so far.


March 30

Thicket

bit of rap beat I made this morning


March 29

Help me describe this

I have been writing some new songs that are probably influenced by the fact that I am listening to a lot more pop music than I used to. However, they don't sound like what I'm listening to, despite the fact that I do not feel I have invented some new, groundbreaking genre here. How would you describe this song? Any artists/genres it sounds like? [more inside]


March 26

Let's try that again

This is a complete reworking of a song I posted before (17) which is now...prettier? Mellower? Flows more? What do you think of my new direction? [more inside]


Adrenaline Hangover (band version)

So a few months I uploaded the original demo of this song, lamenting that we'd never get close to its character. [more inside]


March 25

Go Bag

I wrote this in October 2017. Originally it was going to be a lighhearted song about someone I know who used to carry around two bags everywhere they went, one of them a "go bag." In world news, Russia was expelling diplomats, North Korea had tested a nuclear bomb, almost 1000 people were shot in Las Vegas by one gunman, so it became something else, a love song for lovers in a time of fear.


March 24

Seen you

A spur-of-the moment recording. Mostly just a simple theme, but it was my first time playing electric in months.


March 20

Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie

An original arrangement of an old cowboy song, from the new album High on the Hog by Corwin Bolt & the Wingnuts. [more inside]


Bouree by Bach

Flute and Piano [more inside]


March 19

09 - st faust considers the sparrows - vampire deer

they're always outside my apartment ... [more inside]


March 18

08 - everybody wants a revolution until ... - vampire deer

... they have to fight [more inside]


March 17

07 - always going the wrong way - vampire deer

it's like GPS, only backwards [more inside]


March 15

Again (Baroque)

Again, but with harpsichord/flute/organ synthesizers (I think), and harmonies. All synthesizer and harmony additions by my very talented friend Jonathan Russell. [more inside]


March 13

Soundtrack I Recorded for the Short "Inhumane"

I recently recorded this soundtrack for the short "Inhumane". I have linked the video below if watching the finished product is more your speed. let me know what you think.


March 11

06 - jordan day - vampire deer

it doesn't pay to play golf with some people [more inside]


March 10

manifesto

From the LP, Epic (2008).


March 9

05 - this is a mirror that changes your face - vampire deer

it's all those 0s and 1s [more inside]


March 8

untitleone

From the LP 'Epic' (2008)


March 7

04 - song for a hollow year - vampire deer

maybe it'll be better this spring [more inside]


March 5

You Don't Know Me

I came up with the chorus in the shower this morning and decided to record something by day's end. [more inside]


03 danny dollar - vampire deer

well, you know who this guy voted for [more inside]


March 4

Dreams of Leaving

From the LP 'Epic', released January 1, 2008


March 3

02 crown of stars - vampire deer

i think this might be a car commercial or something [more inside]


March 2

01 - plato's garage - vampire deer

once again, i've done rpm - this is my 12th one - it's called songs for a hollow year [more inside]


Tuscaloosa

All your big dreams, you can't go wrong. Get fit with the AC on... [more inside]


March 1

The Fluoride Conspiracy

Romance. Dystopia. Evil Overlord. Escape. From the LP 'Epic'.


Nightshade

She's a spy, a good one too. Speciality — sneaking up on you... [more inside]


February 28

Get Real Girl

Chin up. Keep acting like you've got it made. We both know you ain't. You're laughing but it's true. [more inside]


Common Smartphone Problems And How To Handle Them

Inspired by a clickbait headline, an ode to deleting my social media accounts. [more inside]


February 27

Scarlet Johansson's Human Suit

All this time, dipping your fingers in my bowl... [more inside]


February 25

GAIA jam

Featuring Carlos Najar on guitar and your homeboy carrotadventure on synths and drum machine. In this upbeat improv jam I am playing the Roland GAIA synth for chords and the Korg Monologue for bass. Also operating the Roland TR-8 for beats.


Nowhere to be Found

How I felt so lonely tonight How did you find me tonight? When I was nowhere to be found


February 18

Come To Me

björk cover [more inside]


How Long, America?

Wish I didn't have to keep writing songs like this. [more inside]


February 17

Slow Orbit

From the new Yabra EP!


Making Local Stops

Decided to take a break from pop/vocal stuff to do something instrumental and chill. This be that.


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