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News from the Studio

Here's what's going on in my studio!

Some new lyrics. Thank you for not caring.

January 14, 2014    
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Some new drunk lyric ideas that I haven’t used yet. Thank you for not caring. so fucking high 80s dance party was a blur gone by Morrissey kept me company for hours walking the streets at night La Brea streetlights always seemed so real to me and in the miracle mile i passed the tar pits where the world ended once before i want it to end again tonight. shadows of kids…    read more 

Live looping – A Happy Future music video

January 11, 2014    
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Life had gotten a little crappy there for a bit. Really didn’t record any music in the last 8 months. Finally moved into a new place and have the studio set up again. A quick looping improv idea turned into a song. This is the second take. Everything performed and recorded live. 🙂 buy  steal [mp3j track=”A Happy Future@http://stateshirt.com/audio/videosongs/stateshirt_ahappyfuture.mp3″ flip=”y”] Lyrics: Calm down, you don’t need to worry. Slow down, you don’t…    read more 

March of the Drones [live looping]

May 28, 2013    
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Just recorded a new live looping track the other night. All sounds are created and recorded live, nothing here is pre-recorded. 🙂 Using Circular Labs Mobius looping software on my Macbook. Hope you like it. buy  steal [mp3j track=”March of the Drones@http://stateshirt.com/audio/videosongs/stateshirt_marchofthedrones.mp3″ flip=”y”] Lyrics: the drones are coming the drones are coming they believe we are together they believe we’re not alone they control us now and forever they control us now…    read more 

All new music sucks

March 13, 2013    
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I’ve been hearing a lot of people talk about how all new music sucks. “Skrillex is a hack with no musical talent.” “A kid can’t make a great sounding album with GarageBand.” “Nobody knows how to play an instrument anymore.” Maybe it’s a fear of change? Maybe new music doesn’t have the same nostalgia of music you listened to when you were younger? Maybe it’s a fear of technology in music? Maybe we’re worried that…    read more 

Shitty Seasons [video song]

February 20, 2013    
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Thanks to Matt Piper for playing banjo on this song! And many thanks to everyone that provided winter videos to be a part of this music video! I really appreciate it. Thanks to: Blue Lang, Michael Skolik, Samantha Moulton, Christy Miller, Matiss Ĺ mits, R. Brent Stansfield, The Avon, Steve Lustenberger, Glen Lamoureux, and Landon Wong. 🙂 I don’t normally write songs like this— it just sort of happened. But I really like…    read more 

Life is Easy [live looping]

January 28, 2013    
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I’ve really been a live looping mode for the last few weeks. This was recorded last night—it started off as an improvised vocal part that morphed into a song. Did a few takes, I think this one is the best. All sounds are created and recorded live, nothing here is prerecorded. 🙂 buy  steal [mp3j track=”Life is Easy@http://stateshirt.com/audio/videosongs/stateshirt_lifeiseasy.mp3″ flip=”y”] Lyrics: you hurt the ones you love you raped the ones you love…    read more 

Souls

January 19, 2013    
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Maybe the body contains two “souls”… your own, and that of a stranger who controls all of your involuntary functions… heartbeat, breathing, circulation, healing. And while you’re alive you both have no idea the other is there. And when you die, you finally get to meet this stranger that has worked with you to keep you alive your whole life. These are the things I think about when I can’t sleep.

Frenemies – [Live Looping with Mobius]

January 15, 2013    
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I got up this morning and had a new looping song idea pop into my head. Just put together this live looping video today. Every sound was recorded live, nothing prerecorded. Gear list below if you’re interested.  Also you love my unkempt hair. Maybe I should invest in a comb. Or some hats. Fancy hats. Lyrics: You don’t own your song You don’t own your melody You don’t own your life You…    read more 

Why does YouTube make it so hard to monetize my videos?

January 9, 2013    
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YouTube invited me to take part in their monetization program several months back.  As someone that self-publishes all of my own music and videos without the help (or burden) of a record label, this seemed like a good way to earn a few extra bucks a month. I was hesitant to place ads on my videos, but I figured I could roll with their less intrusive “overlay” ads and forego the “wait 5 seconds to skip” ads that appear…    read more