Jazz charts, and your photo
What a journey this year has been. Because of your efforts, our album Electric has been on the jazz charts for 11 weeks now and has just reached... Read more
Tragedies, Positivity, and Music
Dear Friends, Family, and Fans,
You are probably in a challenging place right now. This world has been rocked by tragic attacks on so many levels over the past few... Read more
A pre-announcement for my family
I'll be announcing this to the public on Friday morning, but am letting my family (both biological and kickstarter) in on it before releasing it to the public,... Read more
Festivals, Touring, and CDs on their way to you.
I'm writing you from 3,000 feet in the air, with Junius and Makaya next to me, on our way to rock 12 towns in the UK, followed by... Read more
The day we've all been working towards - and action to take.
Today is the day we've all been working towards. I can't express how excited I am to share this moment with you.
If you click the following link,... Read more
Gifts, rehearsals, open bar, cheese, chocolate. mmm.
We had a great rehearsal yesterday with Makaya and Junius, shedding the material for Friday's show. We're getting very excited to share this material with you in a... Read more
Albums sent to print...time to give you stuff!!
I am very, very, very happy to announce that all cover art, recording, mixing, mastering, and other logistics are complete. The designs and music are done, shipped off,... Read more
Mastering finished, upcoming concerts, and 3 drams of whiskey
The record has been mastered!
For those of you unfamiliar with the details of the recording process, mastering is the final step that a record has to go... Read more
Dear Kickstarters, Thank you for baring with me! The process is taking a little longer than I anticipated but we're still on track to release the record soon. I received... Read more
Kickstarter site problem
It looks like the Kickstarter site was hacked, and they're recommending that everyone reset their passwords.
You can do this just by going to the site www.kickstarter.com -... Read more
And now for something completely different...
So, this has nothing to do with the new CD, but I wanted to share this with you first because it's something I've been working on in spare... Read more
Song picked! pretty much...
It's been an intense few weeks. I've spent a lot of this time looking for marketing support for the release of the album (aside from keeping up my... Read more
10 full studio days, 17 late-night basement overdub sessions, countless hours of practice, 30 rounds of sushi, 29 smart-waters, 9 bags of gluten-free chips, 3 almond-milk hot-chocolates, 20 chanting... Read more
5 done today
Just wanted to share this photo with you. It's our engineer Craig Bauer, mixing the record today in the mood-lit Hinge Studios.
We finish 5 tracks today, and are... Read more
This Friday - something special for you
This Friday I'll be holding a special concert and reception. I've reserved 80 free spots for you and your friends.
Capacity is 100, and I anticipate... Read more
One last concert?
Next Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday will be my final days in the studio. We're going in to mix everything with the synth overdubs that I've been working on... Read more
Check out where I am today
Thanks to you, I've been spending the last few days with some REALLY COOL vintage synthesizers, located at grammy-winning Hinge Studios in Chicago, recording overdubs on the tracks... Read more
My email address
I'm sorry, I didn't include my email address in that last email. It's firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you'd like to be one of the 20 people to help pick the... Read more
15 tracks, down to 9
I've taken a little much-needed time to relax and recover after the whirlwind of recording and kickstarting. The holidays were the perfect time to do it, and it... Read more
WE DID IT!!!!!!!
WE DID IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
You can tell I'm not excited at all, right?
As I woke up this morning to find that we had reached our goal together, I... Read more
12 hours to go, and a holiday gift
We're so, so, so close. 12 hours to go, and only $702 to raise to make this a huge success.
You have been so generous to me. To... Read more
20 hours left - and "ouch takes"
We're so close!!!
20 hours left. $1,082.34 to go to reach our goal.
Ok, now that that's out of the way, on to the fun stuff.
The videographer, Paul Chen,... Read more
67 hours to go...
Dear Kickstarters, We're so close!!! It's been an amazing 28 days, and now we have 67 hours left to raise the remaining $3474 that we need to turn this album... Read more
A little clip reel
I think today justifies another "whew!"
Today I spent 6 hours in the studio recording vocals. I was nailing it at the beginning, but by the end I lost a... Read more
Just back from the studio.
Another late night. The tracking took us a little longer than we thought. We went until about 3am last night, and 2am tonight, but we finished all the live... Read more
Album Preview Show Tonight
Dear kickstarter community,
Tonight's the night!!
Incase you happen to be one of my beloved supporters in the UK or Europe (who I'm excited to see in May), I'm working... Read more