Sunday, June 15, 2014

Father's Day

Happy Fathers Day!
I wouldn't be doing what I'm doing today without all the projects we did in the past.
So thanks for.. letting me watch you re-finish furniture, help you work on old Volkswagens, re-finishing my drum set, catching the backyard on fire trying to get a seat post out of an old bicycle frame, taking me to flea markets/antique/junk stores, introducing me to rat fink, and all those other times you said "Don't tell your mother.."

Thursday, June 5, 2014

White Monarch Acid Raincloud-RAINBOWS AND WEIRDOS

Made this album a week ago when I was having trouble sleeping. All tracks created in Alchemy Mobile for iPhone. First track I made sounded like TOBAXXO so I named it NICOTEEN. As the project went along it kinda reminded me of a darker version of TOBAXXO's other band, Black Moth Super Rainbow, so I thought... what's the opposite?... and came up with.. White Monarch Acid Raincloud. I plan on going back and adding some real instruments on top of these tracks. Probably bass guitar and maybe some vocals. Alchemy is only a 4 track program so you are a little limited.. So take this as a work in progress:

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Apollo Live Noise Jam

Bells, circuit bent Speak and Spell, and a Casio keyboard running into a RC-20 Loop Station and some built in FX on a Line6 guitar amp spliced and layered with 16mm Apollo Space Program footage. Special thanks to my friend David Distilli who let me use his house, his amp, and for setting up his camera for me. The day before I got beat up by a bunch of kids near my house who tried to steal my money and this is how I dealt with it:

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Maker Corps!

Did I mention I'm Maker Corps Member?
I'll be working at Assemble in Garfield, PA this summer!

I'm also going to be doing a workshop on making instruments out of recycled and household materials at Assemble on June 20th @ 5PM
We're going to hook the instruments we make up to contact mics, effects pedals, and a looper to create even crazier sounds!