December 8, 2016

Follow Yer Compass!

I like living out of a backpack. Having been away from the Van Nuys apartment that I call home for the better part of the last two months, I’d been traveling and surviving on only the most slim of personal cargo: a laptop, some toiletries, […]
October 19, 2016

New Tour Dates Added!

I’m writing this entry from a fifteen-seat passenger van. Attached to the van, is a 12′ trailer. Inside of that trailer, is an oversized coffin. I’m joined in this pallbearer of a van by seven other wayward souls as we crawl down, down a farm-y […]
October 6, 2016

2 Feet From The Magic

In a matter of minutes, I’ll be boarding a van with seven mad souls to drive across the country and back. It’s an adventure a long time coming. Chances are I’ll see you on this journey, but if you haven’t been invited yet, allow me […]
August 24, 2016

Confessions from the Devil

I should have written this blog a year ago. But a combination of exhaustion, misplaced diplomacy and naïve hopefulness brought out the coward in me. I’m ashamed to admit that for the past twelve months, I—along with some close friends and colleagues—have kept silent about […]
June 22, 2016

Two All-Nighters and a Microphone

In roughly one month’s time, I’ll be turning 40. During odometer milestones such as these, it’s difficult not to reflect on time and age, and the inherit absurdities. On the one hand, I’m too advanced in dog years to pretend to be anything other than […]
June 1, 2016

Murder me with Labels

As an artist, I find that one of the most difficult tasks is that of describing my work. Or, even worse, defining it. I’m of the snobby opinion that if a painter, composer or author is worth their salt, then a lot of time is […]
May 4, 2016

Murder! Murder!

It’s a lovely day in Los Angeles. Even though my bicycle’s got a flat tire and my cell phone’s texting autofill doesn’t acknowledge the word hooker, and even though I had to refer to the internet to remember lyrics to a song I wrote, it’s […]
April 13, 2016

Dangling, Tangling

I’m sitting in a coffee bar, trying to divine a direction for this blog. It’s been a while since I’ve journaled, and I’m distracted by a campy, yet oddly-soothing print of a painting. The print is framed and hung in the corner of the café, […]