A (Very Niche but Also a Little Generic) Holiday Playlist

Merry Holiday Dear Reader! In collaboration with the ever helpful Leah Fine. We have compiled a non-exhaustive, somewhat random, narrowly eclectic, and by no means good, Holiday Playlist. These selections should put you in the holiday mood without driving you batty with wintertime 'favorites' such as Christmas Wrapping by The…

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[XV-III] Whittle the Wood

The third installment in my endless playlists extravaganza! This playlist includes a number of older songs, Autumn in New England seems to have a way of attaching itself to music. So I apologize if you’ve heard a number of these before. Yo La Tengo - Autumn Sweater - 1997…

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The Pedals of Summer NAMM 2015

Here's another piece I wrote for the folks over at equipboard.com. This is my personal list of the the most exciting pedals coming out of the 2015 Summer NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) trade show. Some pretty weird stuff awaits us in the coming months, and I'm all…

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New Sections and External Content

I've added a few new sections to the site. You will see them across the top of the home page. You can click the About section to learn some things about me. Videos will take you to the Vimeo channel if you don't like the wordy-words. Photos is where I…

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Brothers Barr

The Barr Brothers are performing at the Newport Folk Festival this year. I started going to the festival as a volunteer about six years ago and it is easily my favorite music festival. Newport feels a lot more relaxed than other ones I’ve been to (Bonnaroo). It’s also…

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[XV-III] Moted Dustlight

Thus begins the second installment of seasonal playlists. As always, track order was chosen to have some semblance of flow. Leave the shuffling at home. A few words on track selection and artists follows. Ducktails - Surreal Exposure - 2015 Ducktails started as the solo project of Real Estate guitarist…

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