Mission Accomplished: RPM 2017

Third time’s the charm, I guess. I’m very proud to say that this, The Year of My Second Attempt, I completed the RPM Challenge. Jump down to the bottom for the songs without the introduction. When I tried this last year I made two major mistakes. The first was that I

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The Year of Living Sort’vely

I made up a word. Way back in February of this year I made a post about all the things I wanted to accomplish this year. It is now December, and time to take stock. My list went something like: improve guitar-playing attend more local shows get played on Vanyaland

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Recording the DIY Way

As a DIY musician with all kinds of Grown-Up responsibilities like a mortgage and a child and college debt, I find it hard to justify spending large sums of money on recording music. I literally make $0 off of what I do, so I can’t even write it off as

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You’ll Understand When You’re Older

A couple of weekends ago the Mrs. and I went to The Xfinity Center to see Heart, Joan Jett, and Cheap Trick—listed not in order of performance but in order of importance to me. In fact, the order of performance was exactly opposite. Anyway, this was an old school rock

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