An Open Letter to Active Rock Bands

I find myself compelled to write this at 1AM on a Monday morning after one of my band mates forwarded me a YouTube video with content that seems to be all-too-common these days. If you're in a modern “active...

311 Day and Oatmeal

Today is Wednesday March 11, 2015 but to others it is 311 Day; the unofficial holiday in celebration of the band and it's fans. This year 311 will be celebrating their 25th Anniversary as a band. But...
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Why You (Probably) Hate Your Own Record

For nearly a decade, I've worn many hats: songwriter, recording artist, audio engineer, music producer, studio manager. I've worked as an engineer or producer on close to two dozen records in the last 5 years,...