A few years back I started recording an album with the local band Bright & Shiny. It appears that the album is now on Production Hell and may never see the light of day. I was given temporary tracks to record along to. This was helpful but frustrating at the

Outfeed table Almost a year ago I decided to try a new work surface for my outfeed/assembly table.  I wrote about this here.  After using and abusing it for almost a year, my official opinion is that I don’t really care for it much.  I found the texture to be

I’ve been lax in posting news updates.  I’m going to try to be better about this. Wiring I’ve got the studio desk pretty much done, but I’m doing some additional wiring, such as adding a few electrical outlets to the desk itself. I’m also making all new audio cables.  This

This weekend I added a new cymbal to my setup.  It’s a Sabian Vault Custom Shop HH 22″ ride with a semi-lathed pattern on the top and a completely lathed underside.   I used it at our regular Sunday gig at McNallly’s Taproom (we play each Sunday from 3:00 –

The recording for the upcoming album by Bright & Shiny is progressing well.  I have been playing around with the video for a few songs and although it isn’t finished, I decided to share an early version of one of the videos. I’m playing around with the title sequence and

Recording Progress – Bright & Shiny This weekend I managed to get time to record two more songs for Bright & Shiny.  The two songs are titled This Waiting and The End Holding Your Hand. I was particularly happy to get The End Holding Your Hand recorded because of how

Photo taken after recording the track "Crooked Tree" by Bright & Shiny

Current Projects I’ve got several projects in the works and many more planned for the near future.  Below is a list and description of what I am currently working on.   Bright & Shiny I’m about halfway through recording the drum tracks for the upcoming album by Bright & Shiny.