Top Five Artists Whose Work I WishTo Explore Deeply in 2010

Over a year ago I wrote a post about my top 10 favorite albums, mostly with a metric of personal fondness more than any sort of aesthetic consideration. As I look ahead to 2010, I see a very busy technologist (researching instruments for Zenph Sound Innovations) and...

Video of The Beast on NBC17’s Sessions At Studio B

Yesterday The Beast headed over to the local NBC studio to tape a segment called Sessions At Studio B.  Jake Seaton, Content Producer and Music Blogger for the station, has done a great job featuring local bands by producing 30 minute concerts and streaming them live...

Download a new EP from The Beast for free!

I’m happy to announce The Beast’s second release, entitled Catalyst.  This came about through working with the Durham Arts Council and Sound Pure Studios to do a fundraiser concert.  We wrote two songs for the occasion, with two great collaborators in...

Catching up

I wonder if a histogram of bloggers and their usage habits might mimic a Gaussian distribution (remember the bell curve from high school?). On the low end is a chunk of people who set up a blog and forget about it the next day, leaving their two posts in the dust. On...

Video from Shakori Hills

Orquesta GarDel, Thursday night.  This is our very first performance of Andy’s new tune! http://www.youtube.com/v/O_2neGpJjTI&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 And The Beast, Saturday afternoon.  Some GarDel horn players sitting in....