Announcing the release of Furniture Music IIthis Friday, Nov. 5th via Bandcaamp! The music is meant to be a companion to the OG of the same name and extends my interest in unadorned 6 and 12-string acoustic finger style guitar. I hope these tunes can offer you some respite as they have for me during the uncertain times of the pandemic and beyond.
As always, thank you for taking the time to listen!
Well it’s officially been one month since shelter-in-place took effect here in San Francisco. As we all learn to adjust to this strange interior existence, I am reminded of the uncertainty many of us hold as we go about our lives. This tune reflects that uncertainty… kind of like getting on a train and not quite knowing where you’re going. Onward, onward!
It’s the middle of the week and my sense of time continues to feel more and more abstracted. A friend of mine once described the difference between being “on” time and being “in” time. To be on time is to adhere to a schedule and to prioritize things like punctuality. To be in time means one relates to time in a much looser way. I identify with the latter and tend to move at my own pace.
With that, I offer a tune to welcome the sun after a couple days of steady rain. Music is my marker…
I’m thrilled to share the release of “Sketch for Winter VI: Other States” officially out today on the excellent Geographic North imprint, available on cassette or digitally. This is my contribution to their wonderful sketch for winter series, marking not only the the end of the winter season, but also this years installment which also features the beautiful music of Mark Van Hoen (Seefeel). It was an honor to take part. I’m so excited to see this project come to light and to share with you all!
Please visit Adhoc‘s generous premiere of the album as well as a brief interview that Anti Gravity Bunny did with me.
Hope you enjoy the tunes and thanks for listening…
2015 has been quite a year. Loved ones have departed, I re-entered academia, and of course listened to, saw, and took part in a lot of music…
Distilling a years-worth of music and life into a single list is an impossible task… That being said, here is my attempt at a best-of for the wonderful label Geographic North, who I’ll have the pleasure of releasing new music with in 2016! I really look forward to sharing the new sounds with you soon, but in the meantime please have a look at my and a few other artists year-in-review HERE
Finally go the chance to sit down and record this tune… I’ve been playing it out for a little while now and am happy to be able to share it with folks, near and far. I like to think of it as a companion to the material from my last album “Furniture Music”. Hope you enjoy it and happy Spring to you!
I’m happy to announce the arrival of “Furniture Music”, a new digital-only album comprised of older solo guitar songs available directly from me. The music was recorded earlier this year while on residency at Harrison House Music & Arts in Joshua Tree. It was an incredible experience to revisit this material in such a lovely place. You can read a little bit more about the nature of this release and purchase the album here.