Yesterday I led a session at Unsummit about the democratization of music entitled, “Rock-and-Roll in the Digital Age”. The personal computer and the Internet have significantly altered the path of music history. With virtually no technical roadblocks to recording music, everyone with access to a computer can do things that would have cost thousands of… Continue reading Rock-and Roll in the Digital Age: How the Garage Band and the Internet has Democratized Music
Last night at played what can be considered a “secret show” at the Dubliner Pub on University Ave. It was secret, because nobody was there to see it. Sometimes it is nice playing to a small, quiet crowd. When I took the stage, there were 6 people in the bar, including the bartender and me.… Continue reading The Value of Small Crowds
I just got back from Jungle Red Salon, where I played a fun 45-minute set. The crowd seemed to dig the show as well, which is always nice. 😉 Next show is Wednesday at Station 4 in St. Paul during the Republican National Convention. I go on at 8 p.m. and will be sticking it… Continue reading Jungle Red Salon
The show at Station 4 last night was memorable more for its sparseness than for its rowdyness. I played my set to a crowd of 5 staff members and 3 patrons. BUT it should be noted that BOTH the staffers and the crowd were into what I was doing – a nice improvement from some… Continue reading Station 4 Last Night
Last night’s show at The Terminal Bar in Nordeast Minneapolis was grrrreat! We were a bit rusty, playing our first show as a band in 3 months, but the rustyness equated to pure energy and musicianship onstage. Many times I felt like my guitar chops weren’t up to snuff, but John’s drumming and Ryan’s bass… Continue reading Terminal Bar Rocked!!