Tag: Recordings

a second chance, years later…


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Improvised in a single take, Graphite Addiction’s second album is a groove-heavy fusion of world rhythms, jazz harmonies, and melodic hooks.

Coming March 22nd:

Graphite Addiction’s latest album a second chance, years later… Improvised in a single take, it’s a groove-heavy fusion of world rhythms, jazz harmonies, and melodic hooks.   Now available for preorder at iTunes.   Listen to the first half of Haley’s Comet via ReverbNation: Read more →

3-ish Minutes of the Sounds of Hall D at NAMM.

Every year, the National Association of Music Merchants holds its trade show at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. It features an entire hall dedicated to drum and percussion gear, all being played at once. The experience is something like being inside an arrhythmic jackhammer, if each component of said jackhammer hopes to score a record deal by impressing… Read more →


Initial tracking for the new Graphite Addiction album is done, now we enter the long dark of editing. There’s nothing like listening to yourself jam for a few hours to motivate you to practice… or take up a new profession.

Rip Club Jingle

This is a quick ad Tim Carmichael and I did last Friday for Rip Club Sewing Lounge in Loveland, Colorado. We recorded it on Tim’s Boss Micro BR using my Acoustic Image Clarus 2R as a preamp for both the microphone and guitar. A bit of post in Audacity and we were done. Not bad for an hour’s work…. Read more →

How I Spent the Last 6 Months: Curious Automata

The music industry is in bad shape. Record labels are losing money. Naturally, I started a record label. The Catalog So Far: Thesaurus of Diatonic Sets — The book that started it all. Lots of numbers, and they only make sense if you’re used to pandiatonic composition. Still, Still, Still — The first audio release was a reissue of Aspen… Read more →

New Album from The Pete & Vic Duo

Pete Ehrmann and I have just released an album of our favorite swing tunes from the past seven years of gigging as The Pete & Vic Duo. Give it a listen below or find out more at Curious Automata. Read more →