13 10, 2016

Cottonhead

2017-02-27T18:57:48+00:00 Thursday October 13, 2016|

When you go to work, once you're there do you ever think back on your commute and realize you can barely remember anything about it? Yes? No? I do that a lot...  a dangerous amount of a lot, and refer to it as "cottonhead" because my head spends so much time up in the clouds [...]

22 11, 2015

Bridgewalker

2017-02-27T18:57:49+00:00 Sunday November 22, 2015|

My synesthesia's BFF: Les Paul + TriplePlay pickup Once again it's drab, cold, and grey outside. Perfect weather to sit down in front of the computer and make some new blip-bleep music with my trusty Fishman Tripleplay MIDI pickup-equipped Les Paul. This magical little device seems to have become my equivalent to a [...]

9 02, 2015

Honker

2017-02-27T18:57:50+00:00 Monday February 9, 2015|

'Twas 1987 when I read that the first Frehley's Comet album was finally coming out. I pert near pooped my pants. My numero uno guitar hero Ace Frehley's first solo album in almost 10 years! I'd already played his 1978 solo album to death by that point (still do) but man, the release date for [...]

25 01, 2015

Escape From The Baby Blue Datsun

2017-02-27T18:57:52+00:00 Sunday January 25, 2015|

When I was in 6th grade my buddy Troy and I were riding our bikes around Cottage Grove. Right here as a matter of fact: We were riding along the center island - obviously 2 kids on bikes didn't belong there but we were rebels like that. Suddenly a light blue Datsun pickup came up [...]

4 01, 2015

Disco Dance Party In Grandpa’s Den

2017-02-27T18:57:52+00:00 Sunday January 4, 2015|

Sometimes I wish that I had a photographic memory so I could revisit moments from my childhood in much greater detail. Moments such as: Trips to visit the grandparents Buying very pivotal albums from my favorite bands The year I had chicken pox and got a plastic dinosaur bottle of amazing smelling shampoo for Christmas [...]