Let’s Get Serious with The Seedy Seeds 2012!

The Seedy Seeds return to Let’s Get Serious and Chicago for a show on January 22, 2012 at Reggie’s Music Joint. I interviewed The Seedy Seeds on Episode 11 almost a year ago but along with the passage of time comes change, including the introduction of a new member, drummer/multi-instrumentalist Joe Frankl. I try to unravelContinue reading “Let’s Get Serious with The Seedy Seeds 2012!”

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Blue Christmas (Ft. Bald Elvis)

Christmas is only a week away which means I came awfully close to not getting this done in time. This cover of “Blue Christmas” features Alan Metoskie as Bald Elvis. “Blue Christmas” was written in 1948 by Billy Hayes and Jay W. Johnson. It’s been covered 1 million times, most famously by Elvis Presley. WhenContinue reading “Blue Christmas (Ft. Bald Elvis)”

Let’s Get Serious with Matt Mooney

Matt Mooney joins me to reminisce about the Koala Fires and dispel rumors about the band’s demise. We listen to a new Koala Fires demo, Matt plays a couple of acoustic songs and we go a little crazy discussing The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, what the heck a Norn is and otherContinue reading “Let’s Get Serious with Matt Mooney”

Let’s Get Serious with The Seedy Seeds

Here’s a little change of pace for the podcast. This time I hosted a band—my friends from Cincinnati, The Seedy Seeds, who were in town for a show. The Seedy Seeds are Margaret Darling, Mike Ingram and Brian Penick. We discussed how much explanation is too much explanation, listened to a couple of brand newContinue reading “Let’s Get Serious with The Seedy Seeds”

Metric “Blindness” Remix

Metric’s Fantasies was one of my favorite albums of 2009 so I was excited to work on a remix of their song “Blindness”. You can check out the results at Indaba Music using this link: Blindness (Kendall Bruns Mix) Working with the album tracks made me really appreciate Gavin Brown & Jimmy Shaw’s original production. It’s a greatContinue reading “Metric “Blindness” Remix”

“Broadz Bitch” Music Video

A day in the life of the ladies of Off Off Broadzway. Wake up outside, get a face tattoo, hang out with androgynous midget, you know, your typical Tuesday… Off Off Broadzway are a Chicago-based musical sketch comedy group. A couple weeks ago I filmed this music video with them. You may recognize Liz andContinue reading ““Broadz Bitch” Music Video”

Smoking Popes + Koala Fires on Fountain Square

I am super-excited that Koala Fires are opening for the Smoking Popes tonight on Fountain Square in Cincinnati, Ohio as part of their free outdoor Indie Summer series. Smoking Popes are a band that I used to watch on 120 Minutes and Alternative Nation when I was in high school—I’m sure many of you rememberContinue reading “Smoking Popes + Koala Fires on Fountain Square”

April 2010 Earthquakes

Earthquakes is a dance night John Hogan and I host at Mayday (formerly the Gypsy Hut) in Cincinnati’s beautiful Northside neighborhood on the final Saturday of each month. We have live bands play and John and I DJ before and after. This month’s musical guests are Pop Empire and they’re bringing their friends from Bloomington,Continue reading “April 2010 Earthquakes”

RAC remixes Koala Fires

Koala Fires have released a single for the song “Thunderbugs” from our debut album, The Beeping in Our Hearts. The single features the album version of “Thunderbugs” as well as remixes by RAC’s Andrew Maury and one by me. This digital single also features a previously unreleased song, “Eagle Has Landed” which was recorded duringContinue reading “RAC remixes Koala Fires”

The Art Test: Episode 2

I’m working on a six part web series for the Art Academy of Cincinnati called The Art Test. Over six episodes four students will share what it’s like to study and create at a college of art and design. These students will focus on how their art is making a difference in the world. EpisodeContinue reading “The Art Test: Episode 2”