Hey! Thanks for stopping by my home on the web. Here you’re able to stream my entire music catalog, read short stories and journal entries, and peep pretty much every video project I’ve been involved with. I’m thrilled to announce that my new Kaleidoscope project has launched. Click on the video below to learn more.

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The Origin of Boolean Knife
In February of 2015, I recorded 10 songs as part of the "RPM Challenge", an internet contest of sorts. The first 7 songs were released a few months later as my Accidents and Melodies album, and the last three I saved to release later once I got a band together to play live shows. I played under my own name back in 2009 with Tim Koelling (guitar), Mike Koelling (bass), and Nick Kokonas (drums). We were together for a little over a year and we were able to play about 10 of my songs. We disbanded...
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Songwriting is Hard: The 4 Roles of Creativity
I've been working on a song for next month's Kaleidoscope project called "Decidedly Blue". The basic bones of the song were created in 2015, but I really liked the vibe and wordplay of it so I am resolving to press on and finish it. Resolve? Press on? When the hell did songwriting become such a difficult process for me? To get a better idea of what's going on, I like to think of a framework that Roger von Oech came up with called The 4 Roles of Creativity. It's a progression of different...
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Short Stories

96% Match
Leslie and I chatted online very little before we met in meatspace. Her photo was adorable and I was charmed at her prowess in answering the perfunctory OkCupid survey questions. It was a cold night six months ago as I waited for her to arrive at the semi-upscale tavern for our first in-person encounter. Apparently neither of us looked much like our online photographs so when she finally walked through the door there was a bit of awkward guessing to do, but this was quickly and happily...
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