Area Man Deceives Band/Audience, Does Live Sound

After nearly two weeks in Vienna watching shows, eating questionable street foods and seeing very large olde buildings, I was offered a special invitation. I had made a friend at a coffee shop, and she had a friend in a band. "Hey, my friend's band had a sound-guy cancel. Can you do live sound?" I could…Read more Area Man Deceives Band/Audience, Does Live Sound

Gone, But Not Forgotten: Remembering Sounds We’ve Lost

For the uninitiated, the present year is 2016. As a species, we've been around for quite some time. I heard the Earth was created 5,000 years ago. BecauseI was not around at that time I cannot speak with total confidence to this end, so that year-count could be off by a fair margin. In the arc of…Read more Gone, But Not Forgotten: Remembering Sounds We’ve Lost

The Singing Oak (The Chime Tree)

Big Park, Weird Place City Park in New Orleans reflects the city around it. Normal on paper, a collected assortment of glitter and blight in practice. It possesses many features that one might associate with a regular "park" like swings (probably), shade-making trees, (certainly), and strung-out pagans. (periodically) City Park has lots of great sections where a combination of…Read more The Singing Oak (The Chime Tree)

Sound: Sleepy Gap, Blue Ridge Parkway (Ambient)

Sleepy Gap, The Sound Of   Just a few miles outside of Asheville, headed toward Pisgah, there is small trail at the Sleepy Gap pull-off. It is astonishingly beautiful in the way that all births are "miracles", but if it were a baby, it might not be endlessly cooed over. Still, it's really nice. We descend…Read more Sound: Sleepy Gap, Blue Ridge Parkway (Ambient)