About two years ago I set out to record my favorite Alkaline Trio album, Good Mourning. Here's my take on its 12 classic songs that defined my mid/late teenage years.
Tramps Like Us I don’t care to hear what you have to sayNot todayThe air in here is clear but the breathing swaysAnd washes awayAll my self remembers what our late night flames became‘Cause tramps like usBaby we were born to be saved Life’s a ruthless page from the book of mudNot made upIt can … Continue reading Need Something LP, full lyrics
I've shared the first four tracks off my upcoming LP, Need Something over on bandlab. Six more songs on the books I'll be finishing in the next couple months. Maybe sooner, ya never really know. Probably a couple months. Gonna be a good one. I'm thrilled. https://www.bandlab.com/embed/collection/?id=f15af701-87a3-eb11-85aa-0004ffd345df
I'm back at the ole cover song game. This one is The Tallest Man On Earth's 'Like a Wheel' off his 2010 EP, Sometimes the Blues Is Just a Passing Bird
After a year and a half without a new collection of music, I am back writing and recording. My new single, Insurrection, is available here
I have a book out today! It is called The Supposed So: A Fictional Memoir in Five Parts. I started writing the first novella in the series just about exactly 10 years ago, and the subsequent four followed in waves until I finished the last one just this past Fall. It's about a lot of … Continue reading New Fiction Out Now!
*text RESIST to 50409 and follow the prompts to contact your sitting members of congress* I don't know what you believe. I don't know if you think our sitting president is a good example for anything to anyone. I don't know if you believe the last election to have been fraudulent in some way. I … Continue reading contact your members of congress
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It's not uncommon to deny the pasture played and out of sight. Without a daring act of life, what are you doing? I've been a house with melted walls. I've been the basement cold and dark. I've been a door without a lock. And I've been looking for a way in, an unforthcoming path to … Continue reading All His Consternation
Think about a thing worth thinking about and travel into your mind, where you'll find some wants and needs and little else but worthless rhymes. My head is on your shoulder. No, my heart is on your sleeve, racking up a sort of mystical fight just like David and his giant, named to show how … Continue reading Reach For Sorries
It's hustle to bustle beneath drainpipe sewers. And nothing but nothing could trade steaks for their skewers. My mind's indecision comes couth in the mirror but no one else knows what insanity incurs. It's too intrepid to dream and too strange to differ. Yet so goes the stripes of cloth, dingy and dirged through their … Continue reading Title
Listen to the album here Thoughts in the Belfry Introduction Welcome to the listening experience of a lifetime, of eight songs I wrote years ago that never got their fair shake in recording technique, arrangement, nor execution, as well as one new thirteen minute epic poem set to two chords and a classic folk melody … Continue reading Thoughts in the Belfry: Essays on the Songs