Category: music

Classical Guitar Series

I finally recorded some classical guitar pieces and made some videos. I hardly ever put my face on projects, generally preferring to be behind the scenes, but I thought it might be a good test of my new camcorder. Also, I usually record much heavier, punk influenced music so my touch might not be as…


Dipping into Freelancing

The last couple of months have really torn me away from any sort of regular schedule. My main computer died, I had an important public speaking event, there was a structural near-disaster at my house (prompting me to move all of my books). It was pretty hectic. But, I continued to work – to write,…


Renegade Music, Art & Literature – Pop Culture Notes

2016 is wrapping up and I’m preparing to leap into 2017 with new music and a live set. Because I no longer have a band, I’ve had to face the fact that I’ll be on stage alone, for at least the immediate future. This is entirely new for me, and more than a little daunting….


Digital Punk… and Underground Ink

So I haven’t posted here in a month. This is too long to skip posting, according to the expert opinions that I’ve found on other blogs. But I haven’t been sitting on my thumbs, doing nothing. I finally have some music tracks posted online. And, I’ve started doing the art for a CD cover for…


Self-Discipline in Self-Publishing

When you’re involved in self-publishing, whether you’re putting out your own books, running a small indie record label, doing a webcomic, etc, you usually don’t have a boss, editor, art director, or producer. It’s just you. You may have friends, partners, or assistants helping out sometimes, but the final call on what goes out the…