OK, this will be a bit difficult… but here it goes. It started with three Jethro Tull LPs… Aqualung, Thick As A Brick and Warchild. Those LPs were part of my father’s record collection. Around the time I was in high school (late 80s, early 90s), I began to be ...

Between 2013 and 2019, I ran a modest project studio in Central, PA. It was eventually dubbed “Pepperhead Studios” after my love of hot peppers and the expanding garden I eventually built outside. The studio space itself was 1200 square feet, in the basement of a church that had previously ...

I’m offering a second virtual Touchdesigner workshop for The Fuse Factory, an art and technology initiative focused on cultivating artistic production, research, and experimentation with digital media and electronic tools. The second session will build on the first, but beginners with some Touchdesigner experience are welcome. Visual artists as well ...

On 2/6/22, I performed for about two hours on Bandcamp via their new live stream offering (not to be confused with music streaming like Spotify, etc). This was a low-key experiment intended to put this new Bandcamp tool through the paces and compare with previous experiences streaming on Twitch, YouTube ...

I’m offering another virtual Touchdesigner workshop for The Fuse Factory – an art and technology initiative focused on cultivating artistic production, research, and experimentation with digital media and electronic tools. Visual artists as well as musicians and writers can all create compelling things with Touchdesigner, so creatives of all types ...

Laura Chenault and Valerie Chikwendu turn the tables on fellow co-host Jeremy dePrisco for this episode of the Philly Maker Faire Podcast. ...

Reading about music can be counter intuitive, but I’ve found the Arcana series by John Zorn pretty inspiring, if not always well written.The entire series is riddled with typos and bad editing, but if you can look past that, the essays from a broad range of creators are usually pretty good. ...

A new year is as good a time as any to kick off a newsletter, so here it goes… As I write this, Omicron continues to create problems for us in the Philly area. There’s been a steady rise in cases over the past few weeks. So we haven’t gone ...

Central PA songsmith Paul Loomis, known for award winning “Susquehanna (Here It Comes Again)” has asked me to work on his next project, Warm Light. Paul is known for his humorous, down to earth songwriting. It’s a pleasure to work with him again. Basic tracks are being recorded at Green Valley Recording ...

I’m offering a virtual Touchdesigner workshop for The Fuse Factory – an art and technology initiative focused on cultivating artistic production, research, and experimentation with digital media and electronic tools. Visual artists as well as musicians and writers can all create compelling things with Touchdesigner, so creatives of all types ...