Music for me, a man who would miss his cues on a slide whistle, is like watching a magician pull a rabbit out of a hat; I know there’s a trick and a way he does it, but damned if I’m not stupefied every time I see it done. But I’ve always wondered what it’s like on the other side of that coin. Does an artist, a master of the craft of music, still hold that infantile wonderment for the same trick, even though they have their own rabbit and hat?Read more "Music: Magic/Science"
or: The Cloud Model…Extrapolated We here at Poppyc**k love technology, and have for years welcomed the idea that one day our future robot overlords will see us for the dangerous and unpredictable variable that we are and decide through complicated algorithms that the course of elimination or enslavement far outweighs the dangers of tolerating our […]Read more "Your Life on a Hard Drive"
This is my editorial written last year for the Ventura County Fair which is going on for the next week here in Ventura, Calif. This was originally posted on DisarrayMagazine.com. I figured I would share it with you Poppyc**kers that were kind enough to join the page. Hope it’s a fun read for you.Read more "Ventura County Fair 2010"
The Warped Tour has taken a bit of venom from my biting editorializing, but I have to say that this year changed my views once again. If we think of punk as a way of life, doing business, then maybe the Warped Tour is still pretty badass…Read more "Warped Tour: “Punk Rock” or “Punk-life?”"
For all you music junkies with a chip on your shoulder and have ever bought a bootleg live album burned on to a CD-R at a basement concert your buddy had to vouch for you to get into.Read more "Look at This F-ing Guy #26"
I bet you thought I forgot…In honor of my attending the Dessa show in Santa Barbara on the 7th, a special DBTG pertaining to a steadfast rule in the annuls of concert-going. Sorry if this stings, some of my friends, but you know I’ve got a point.Read more "Look at This F-ing Guy #22"
Complete Interview with Dessa of DOOMTREE after the first stop on her “Into the Spin” tour with SIMS and Lazerbeak. She pulls no punches talking morality, music, and her first headlining tour.Read more "Dessa of DOOMTREE talks with Disarraymagazine"