Cutting a Swath Through the Self-Releasing Jungle
Years ago, people started sounding the death knell for traditional music distribution models, and now much of the doomsday scenarios have played out exactly as feared (or hoped, depending on your particular relationship to the mainstream). Unfortunate casualties have been the record store, many independent radio stations, livable advances for musicians signed to labels, and […]
Steamfolktronica – The Video!
There is now a video posted for the Mission 13 remix of When Breath Becomes Visible. It’s sort of abstract, with a lot of bubbles, and some water, and a lot of words. You know. And it’s in HD and everything.
Mission 13 has remixed the track “When Breath Becomes Visible,” otherwise known as Track 3 on …and surrender my body to the flames. For those of you not in the know (which, honestly, is probably everybody) Mission 13 has provided original tracks for films of mine like The Return of the Forest Monster, Dali’s Hairs, and Anatomy […]
The Agony of Love and the Album Title
The phrase “…and surrender my body to the flames” is Biblical, and I can’t say why it’s always stuck with me, but it has. If you’ve been to a wedding, you’ve probably heard the famous passage from 1 Corinthians 13 that goes like this: “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it […]
Babies and Inspiration
After my daughter was born, I got it in my head that I would die before she got old enough to remember me. I think this is a common-enough fear for parents. But what stuck with me was the thought that she might not remember my voice. As an infant, and with her older brother […]