ok so here’s the first installment of music ramblings which i’ll call “on the radar”. the bands mentioned here have come to my attention in one way or another (live, commercial recordings, indie recordings, recommendations, whatevs…) and i figure they’re worth writing about on some level.
forget your first class tickets.
frequent flier miles won’t do it for you.
it’s even more effective than government clearance.
want through security quickly? take my screaming son on the trip with you.
the end of a two-week holiday odyssey in massachusetts left me on the brink of d-day.
later in the afternoon i would be traveling (solo) across the country with my over-active, under-slept, mile-a-minute, incredibly cute, sometimes-psycho and oft-times charming two (going-on-13) year old.
the idea behind this list is pretty evident. there are some songs that really just need to be heard live. period.
when you do hear them in person, they can have one of many affects on you, including (but not limited to):
the installation hoopla continues. on top of the site madness and the incredible job the NORTH crew has done on this year’s round of commercials (soon to be featured on downtownportland.org and in a limited way on YouTube) our little installation has been gathering some pretty good momentum. we’ve encountered more challenges than even i [...]
t-minus three days till live on the downtown installation. we got a lot done today unfortunately it didn’t start happening until about noon, so it’s been a loooong day… the windows were cleaned and blacked-out, the camera hole was stiff bristled with goo-gone, we completed (twice… don’t ask) the “den of inequity” that will shield [...]
ok so most of my time lately has been take up by working on the various areas of NORTH’s newest campaign for downtown portland. the tv spots (which i have to say are pretty badass, you’ll see them soon), the website, and the most fun part for me, the 13′ x 7.5′ rear-projected interactive art [...]
look it up. it will make sense. so here it is, at long last. the 897035th version of studionumbernine.com. hopefully only some minor tweaks to get this thing running like a fine oiled macheen and then i’ll be posting thoughts, ideas, pictures, videos and whateverthehellelse comes into my brain or across my desk(s). if you’re [...]