4 Aug 2015

Lost Hills. Pre-Order Now.

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You can now pre-order my new album Lost Hills and get immediate download of two tracks, and a link to download the complete album on August 11. Choose from: Downloads You get 2 tracks now (available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released. A nice […]

29 Jul 2015

Lost Hills. Coming August 11.

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Lost Hills. Coming August 11.

There is this recurring dream that I have. At some point in my future, everything I grew up with and everything I know about my past—the places, the memories, the pets, my family, my friends—are replaced with a sprawling empty city, devoid of any life. I drive around at night, homesick, frantically looking for any […]

1 May 2014

Creative roadblock? Simplify. Add deadline. Then Fight!

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Creative roadblock? Simplify. Add deadline. Then Fight!

When you’re inspired to create something, and there is some mental roadblock keeping you from executing on your inspiration, I’ve always found it’s helpful to simplify. Reduce the number of options to you. Force yourself to create something with just a handful of tools. Or just one tool. Just one color. One instrument. One theme. […]

23 Apr 2014

Working on the new album.

Working on the new album.

I’ve realized my life travels on the path of a sine wave. I’m once again making my way out of the trough and heading up towards the crest. Finally knocking some musical ideas out of my head and carefully arranging them into ones and zeros. I’m incredibly excited about this album. These songs have come […]

10 Mar 2014

On Top of a Hill – live looping improv / demo

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On Top of a Hill – live looping improv / demo

Here’s a song that I’d consider, using music industry vernacular, a “demo”. I wanted to start out with a completely ridiculous sound and try to turn it into a song. This is the result. Maybe this will turn into an album track, I’m not sure yet. Hope you enjoy checking out this work in progress. […]

18 Feb 2014

Live Looping Improv [Mobius looper, Strymon TimeLine delay]

Live Looping Improv [Mobius looper, Strymon TimeLine delay]

Woke up this morning and had the urge to do some improvisation. Here’s a live looping improv that I just recorded. Beatboxing, distortion, and weird vocals. Everything was recorded live, nothing pre-recorded. Music gear nerds: There is a gear list below if you’re interested. Using Circular Labs Mobius looping software on a Macbook Pro. Vocals: […]

10 Feb 2014

Sorry I Ruined Your Life [music video]

Sorry I Ruined Your Life [music video]

Here is the music video for my new song “Sorry I Ruined Your Life”. Working on a new album now! buy  steal [mp3j track=”Sorry I Ruined Your Life@http://stateshirt.com/audio/videosongs/stateshirt_sorryiruinedyourlife.mp3″ flip=”y”] This one was fun to put together. It started off as a simple video song in my studio. But the song is about destruction so it […]

6 Feb 2014

Strymon BigSky, TimeLine, and Mobius demo video songs

Strymon BigSky, TimeLine, and Mobius demo video songs

So as some of you may know, I’m the marketing guy over at Strymon, and I write and perform many of the audio clips for Strymon products, including writing the music for the BigSky, TimeLine, and Mobius demo videos. A bunch of people have asked me the names of these songs and if they can […]