Graphite Addiction at La Vita Bella, 5/1/2015

  1. Ricky Loves LuLu
  2. Triptamichigan
  3. Brofoya
  4. In a Whirled World
  5. I Dig It
  6. 30 & Counting
  7. HippiPOTamus
  8. Dachshund Dementia
  9. Somewhere East of Omaha
  10. F.O.U.
  11. Ballad for My Grandmother
  12. Song for the Children

2015 SVVSD Battle of the Bands


I’ll be a judge at this year’s Battle of the Bands. Tickets are just $5, so come out and support some of Saint Vrain Valley School District’s best high school musicians!


New Graphite Addiction Shirts

Building a Better Tree Graphite Addiction Retro Sketch Logo Ringer Both are available at the Graphite Addiction Store. Read more →


Set List for Student Showcase on 4/18/2015

  1. Xander: Super Mario Bros. Theme
  2. Nick: Seven Nation Army (The White Stripes)
  3. Tyler F.: Pinball Wizard (The Who)
  4. Kylie: Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd)
  5. Tyler R.: Neon Light (Blake Shelton)
  6. Claire: Midnight (Joe Satriani)
  7. Juliana: Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana)
  8. Ethan: Little Black Submarines (The Black Keys)

Thanks to everyone who played, everyone who listened, and to Guitars, Etc. for hosting.


A List of Two-Rock Production Models from the K&M-Era

Since I couldn’t find it elsewhere, here’s a roughly-chronological list of K&M era (pre-PBG) Two-Rock amplifiers. A lot of this info comes from this article by Joe Mloganoski. K&M Amp (April 4th, 1999 to August, 2000) 2 channels, 50 watts, reverb. Emerald (October 1999 to Early 2001) 2 channels, 50 watts, reverb Sapphire (1999 to 2000) 100W version of Emerald… Read more →


Set List for Graphite Addiction at La Vita Bella, 3/27/2015

  1. F.O.U.
  2. T-Rex Takes a Nap
  3. Change
  4. 30 & Counting
  5. Somewhere East of Omaha
  6. Jamangatu
  7. In a Whirled World
  8. Mr. Phatpants/Building a Better Tree
  9. Bricks and Sponges
  10. Ricky Loves LuLu
  11. Ballad for My Grandmother
  12. Song for the Children

Supposedly, Jim Hall placed a sign inside his guitar case so he would see it every time he took out his guitar. The sign said, “Make musical sense.” This story made an important impression on me. If Jim Hall (whose playing always makes sense to me) had to remind himself to make sense, certainly the rest of us would benefit from this advice.

Mick Goodrick in Guitar Player magazine, January 1992


Neon Orange left blank Shirts

They’re just like the regular t-shirts except with a stylish neon orange print. Because we miss the 90s. Buy them at Curious Automata. Read more →