6 Mar 2010

OMD Souvenir cover song

Hey. I just finished recording a cover of “Souvenir” by OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark). I’d consider this mix a “beta” mix, but it’s pretty close. Listen below: [mp3j track=”Souvenir@/audio/unreleased/stateshirt_souvenir.mp3″ flip=”y”]   steal mp3 I haven’t created a music video for my cover version yet, but for the time being check out the original […]

20 Feb 2010

Please Stop!

Just put together a music video for my new song “Please Stop”. Everything was shot in los angeles. Please Stop – DOWNLOAD lyrics please stop believing that nature will care for you crawl up the river and embrace your solitude. heartbeat slows, your wounds won’t close? please stop believing that your friends can keep you […]

12 Feb 2010
7 Feb 2010

Let’s Get Bloody [live looping]

Song-a-week / video-a-week #5. “Let’s Get Bloody”. Recorded for the upcoming SongFight. This was recorded live, nothing prerecorded, nothing overdubbed after the fact… all live looping. Let’s Get Bloody – DOWNLOAD This was recorded live using two Gibson Echoplex Digital Pro’s, a Casio SK-8, Yamaha DX21, Line 6 DL4 and my voice. If you have […]

21 Jan 2010

i hate this beard.

this week i’ve fulfilled my video-a-week requirement with a dumb song about my beard. the stop motion took a few hours to do but it was nice to finally get a haircut and shave this terrible beard.

16 Jan 2010

song-a-week, video-a-week. Week 3!

Welcome to Week #3 in the 2010 State Shirt song-a-week video-a-week extravaganza and all-star revue. I wrote this one for SongFight. You should definitely head on over there and listen to all the songs in the fight. [mp3j track=”Keep All Your Promises@/audio/videosongs/stateshirt_keepallyourpromises.mp3″ flip=”y”]   DOWNLOAD – Lyrics No lip-syncing, no instrument-syncing. What you see is […]

13 Jan 2010

a video a week. a song a week.

So I took a look back at the last 10 years and realized that I’ve only released maybe 30 songs. On one hand I’m happy that I’ve had the opportunity to create this music, collaborate with others and even just have some gear in this small bedroom studio. On the other hand, 30 songs in […]

9 Jan 2010

Crush music video – stop motion animation

Last week I recorded the new song “Crush”. Hope you like it. Crush – DOWNLOAD – Lyrics This week I gave myself the challenge of creating a music video in 7 days. Budget was $0. The shopping cart was left on my street and the paper was from old fashion and art magazines. Ok I […]