Here's an image of both artboxes I created for the "Fleeting Box" tier on this campaign. They were fun to make, and I hope Tristan and Scott have been enjoying... Read more
February 16 2016 (Not Safe For Work) (NSFW)
Hello.... I was looking through my old journals, and I re-read something that surprised me. On Mercy & my second date we were already discussing the cover of These fleeting... Read more
Scott's art box
The top tier on the These fleeting momentsKickstarter included a one-of-a-kind art box. I am now sharing the first box with you, as well as Scott's really lovely reflections... Read more
A year + a new collaborative album
Hi. Kickstarter informed me that it's been a year since the These Fleeting Moments campaign funded. Wow! The previous year just flew by (don't they all!) Thank you to everyone... Read more
The LPs are in the mail....
All LPs are now in the mail, and some of you have even received yours already. There are two people who haven't replied with snail mail address (initials: WG +... Read more
Dog ate my homework (part infinity)
Hi -- I keep feeling like I'm in 4th grade and I'm telling you yet another excuse for why you don't have the vinyl. Well, here's the latest.
The vinyl... Read more
Vinyl update - almost!
Backer Randy asked for a status on These fleeting momentsvinyl. "Anxiously awaiting my copy!" he wrote. I understand! Last weekend was the record release party in Miami, and as... Read more
Things are close! Vinyl
Alex at the LP pressing plant, sent me these photos! The vinyl should be shipping to me very soon. If you didn't pledge for the LP, but are now interested in... Read more
Two weeks to go & Miami Record Release Party
The pressing plant tells me we're just a couple weeks out from them shipping the 2-LP edition of These fleeting moments! To celebrate, we're holding a Vinyl Release Listening Party... Read more
Well, this is good news! Furnace - the vinyl pressing plant - tells me that even with the delay of approving the 2nd set of test pressings, the LP is... Read more
Test Pressings, round 2
Happy Sunday! I'm in the living room, proofing Round #2 of test pressings. Actually these are the 3rd set, the plant decided to scrap the 2nd batch because they weren't... Read more
non-consensual torture for anal artists / the test pressings are here
Hello --- Listening to test-pressings is by far the nastiest part of making vinyl for you. I sit on the floor in my living room with pen, paper & stopwatch... Read more
Vinyl labels almost ready to turn in
The final thing left to design for These fleeting momentswas the 12" vinyl labels. I put those together this morning. I photographed the trees on Side B in Morningside... Read more
LP jacket in production
I'm turning in the LP jacket cover file today.
It will cost $994 to print them.
Reversed 20pt SBS, 4/1 (CMYK over K)
* Yes! I still work in QuarkXPress... Read more
Did you get me your address?
Post office Monday
Two bins of These fleeting momentsare headed to the post office tomorrow morning. I'm still waiting on about 25 addresses. Please check your inbox for the... Read more
In the mail!
I've been to the post office every day this week, dropping off your packages. 82 are in the mail! If you pledged any of the tiers above the $25 level... Read more
I'm doin' this!
I've already put 34 upper tier backer's packages into the mail; now I've got my double espresso (in my 1980's Ralph Supermarket "mug" mug), my son's at his mom's house,... Read more
Printed Press Sheets are here
Today I received a Fed Ex package with these Printed Press Sheets of the DVD-sized digipak and the 7x5" booklet. These are before the printer folds, staples and glues; I... Read more
Fleeting bonus CD
The pieces are arriving! The fleeting CD will be included with every copy of the CD or LP pledged. Looks and sounds lovely.
If you haven't downloaded "limitless (stripped)" yet,... Read more
Download "limitless (stripped mix)"
July 22 is the release date of the first new music in years from Black Tape For A Blue Girl. It's the limitless single, a 4-song digital preview of the... Read more
Final call for Thank You names
Hi -- I have emailed everyone who gets their name in the Thank Yous (those who pledged the $50 Fleeting CD Plustier, or higher). Three people haven't replied to... Read more
Fleeting bonus CD
I'm working (in Quark) on the cover of the fleetingbonus CD. I've decided to put it in an ecoWallet (rather than a 2-panel jacket) to provide room for credits... Read more
I'm on the job!
Here's what I've done in the last 24 hours:
(1) I sent an email to those of you who need to send their name for the thank you area.Please reply... Read more
Your involvement brings These fleeting moments to life! (video)
I'm very excited about the success of the Kickstarter. Mercy and I watched the final seconds count down here at my computer; now I'm off for a week-long trip to... Read more
Add-ons available, digipak design
Thank you all! The Kickstarter reached the $12k goal Thursday, and this morning we passed the first stretch goal.
There are just 34 hours left in the campaign, but that's... Read more
WE MADE IT! Get ready, because this is happening!
We made it!!! You reached the $12,000 goal. Thanks for all of your interest and pledges.
My first step was to immediately send the audio files to Anders in Europe,... Read more
Sam interviewed, test pressings, one week left
~ from Sam ~
Hi. There's one week to go on the Kickstarter for our new album, These fleeting moments. While things are looking promising, I want to ask for... Read more
On the counter
I continuously walk past the mock-ups of the These fleeting momentsLP and deluxe-CD. Every time I'm in my kitchen, I imagine the Kickstarter has succeeded, and that I'm making... Read more
Design / New premium: photo sets / 15 Days
Today, I'm working on the design for the landscape DVD-sized digipak. It's a change of format from the standard-shaped rectangular CD digipak.
When I designed the original CD cover, I... Read more
150 backers | Day 15
Hi! We've passed the 150th backer on These Fleeting Moments' Kickstarter, making it the most-backed project I've created. We're on the way to the goal with 18 days to... Read more
Well this is good news! The campaign has passed the 100-pledger mark, and we're 59% of the way to the $12,000 goal. It feels great to see this support for... Read more
Such progress, so quick!
Hi -- I'm happy and surprised that after just a day of being open to the public These fleeting moments'Kickstarter is already 54% of the way to the $12k... Read more