Update On The Updates

Now that I’ve imported all my busking/street drumming posts from the other site all the interviews have been bumped down. So, to see sweet and graphically satisfying (meaning the type is inside the lines and stuff) interviews of Band of Horses , El Ten Eleven, The New Pornograhers, Buke and Gass, Sloan, Local H,  Nada Surf, Broken Social Scene, Cheap Trick, Why?, Bear In Heaven, Sonny And The Sunsets, St Vincent, White Mystery,...

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Street Drumming Project

So, I’ve been busking for the past several months. Since my web skills were lacking, I just started a new blog to document all the action on the streets. Now that my web skills are dialed, I’m going to import all that content into here. Most of the articles are tagged in the Street Drumming Project or the Life and Living sections. Plan to interview some street drummers and stuff too....

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Updated site

wholly shit. Ok, so I’ve had this site for about 8 years now. I’ve rebuilt it from a self promotion device to a site where I started doing interviews with some of my favorite drummers. I started off doing video interviews and realized quickly that I had zero video editing skills and things quickly log jammed. I updated the wordpress backend and lost the whole site. rebuilt it again but got overloaded with bullshit that I...

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Road Reality Check

This could be titled dreams vs reality. What is the yardstick of your life? What do you measure it by? I used to think I had a good grasp on this. The answer was basically “doing things I believe in” This meant drumming, playing in bands, helping others, making art, starting some business of my own. All things I’ve done too many times to count. Then reality hits. The phrase “You’ve got to face...

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Your Comfort Zone Sucks

One thing about this project that I didn’t fully anticipate was the consequences of pushing myself so far out of my comfort zone. In fact, I didn’t really consider I had a comfort zone. I tend to live by my own rules. Like, the idea of playing drums on the street as my sole source of income is something I am very passionate about. The idea of being 100% self sufficient and doing it 100% on my own terms cuts to the heart of...

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