New Video Edit
Ben Fundis put together this short edit while in the process of working on the longer DVD edit.
What's going on
Some of you have been asking about the CDs and DVDs so, I want to take a moment to explain what's going on.
For the CD and DVD rewards my... Read more
"Machines" at Family Business Gallery in Chelsea
I'm pleased to announce "Industrial Evolution" curated by Linda Yablonsky at Maurizio Cattelan and Massimiliano Gioni’s Family Business gallery on West 21st Street in New York. The show will feature... Read more
Searching for photos and video
I'm trying to collect photos and video from the Aug. 10th performance of "Machines". If you have any media you're willing to share, please send it to me at: firstname.lastname@example.org... Read more
Thank you everyone for all your support. Fridays show was an awesome success. I'll post some pictures soon. I'll be working on the DVD and mailing rewards in the coming... Read more
For those of you who are receiving tickets to the August 10th show as part of your reward, tickets will be available at the door via a guest list. If anyone needs to... Read more
"Machines" was featured on the front page of Hudson's local paper, the Register Star.
Front Page of the Albany Times Union Arts Section
Scott Waldman wrote a great article on "Machines" which is featured on the front page of the Times Union Arts section today. Check it out here.
Machines made the front page of Animal New York today
"Machines" was featured on the front page of Animal New York today. Check out the article that Emma Barrie wrote here.
For those interested in purchasing additional tickets, below is a link to the Basilica Music Fest, which is the portion of the Hudson Music Festival which will take place at... Read more
Tickets for the August 10th performance will be available at the door under your Kickstarter username. If your Kickstarter username is different than the name on your ID or if... Read more
Check out the article on "Machines" in this months Chronogram
Poster Art and Facebook Event
Here's the poster art for the 11"x17" posters. Cara Turett is still working on the full size silksceen posters which are even cooler. The illustration was done by Eric Edward... Read more
I'm still trying to raise some funds to finish everything for my Aug 10th "Machines" performance. If you're able to, please help me by making a tax deductible donation through... Read more
Posted are some images of recent pieces that I've been working on. I'm in the final stages of my project and am trying to do the last bit of fundraising... Read more
New "Machines" Video
I created this video as part of a fundraising packet. I'm continuing to try to raise money for the project. If anyone is interested in making a contribution, tax deductible donations can... Read more
The Comparator is complete. You can see me working on this piece on the Discovery Cannel segment which aired this week.
Discover Channel Segment
Check out the Discovery Channel segment on "Machines."
We Did It!!!
First, I would like to thank everyone who pledged their support and helped me to reach the fundraising goal. Awesome! It feels great to know that there are now hundreds... Read more
New Control Panel
I'm working on the new control panel for the old X-Ray pedestal. Just waiting on parts at this point.
There's only 8 days left on the Kickstarter. Any help getting... Read more
The project just made it into the Times Union Arts Blog. Check it out. Thank you to everyone that has backed the project.
There are a few new rewards packages geared towards those who would not be able to make it to the performance. Check it out and thank you to everyone for... Read more
Video clip from 2/7 session
Check out this short clip. I'll post more soon. Please help me reach my goal by sharing this project through e-mail, social networking, etc. Thank you everyone for your support.
Sound samples from last nights session(2/7)
Musicians include Tommy Stinson, Brian Dewan, Elvis Perkins, Arron Dugan and his friend Reid Taylor, Antoine Guerlain, Rob Williams, Benny Perlstein, and myself. Check back soon for some video clips.
New Pedestal Control Panel
I've been working on a new control panel for the Machines. This particular panel will be operated to control percussive machines. The pedestal started out as an x-ray machine control... Read more
Nate Anderson kindly donated a goat hide to be used for a drum head. Nate raised the goat, Evel Knievel, and prepared the hide himself. I've been consulting local musicians and... Read more
I received a generous donation this week through the projects fiscal sponsor. This will allow me to spend time this week developing the machines. Check back soon for updates. Also please help... Read more
Audio Clips From 1.24.12 Session
Check out these out clips from our session on January 24th. Musicians include; Tommy Stinson, Brian Dewan, Elvis Perkins, Steve Durand, John Rosenthal, Gideon Crevoshay, and myself. Also, please share... Read more
Thank you to everyone who has contributed so far. Last night an outstanding group of musicians came together to play with the prototype machines. I've recorded some of the session... Read more