Attack of the clone

Last year around this time I was given a cool gift for a music geek.  It was a “build your own clone” electronics kit from (yep, you guessed it) buildyourownclone.com.  Since I am currently spending time sitting around with my leg in the air, I thought I’d finally put it[…]

Happy New Year!

We have had a pretty impressive year full of songwriting, recording and lots of fun.  Hopefully your year has been just as exciting and entertaining. We look forward to a new year full of possibilities.  We’re planning to release a new record in Spring 2010 (after only two years of[…]

Technology is cool

At some point a few years ago, hellpellet and I went on a weekend trip. I wanted to take sone time on the getaway to work on some songs, so I brought the most stripped down setup I could: my Tascam 4-track, a Boss Dr. Rhythm drum machine, a crappy[…]

Christmas Crash Soiree is still on – but no DD69

The Cleveland Independent is hosting its Christmas Crash Soiree tonight at Roc Bar on the east bank of the Flats here in Cleveland.  Unfortunately we had to bow out of the show as a result of my recent ankle injury.  We look forward to future opportunities to perform at events[…]

How do you play the gig when you can’t stand up?

Playing in DD69 is not a sit-down kind of experience unless you’re playing drums. Even then we could go the Jellyfish route and all stand up, but I know Charley would never… well stand for it, I guess (insert groan here). I digress. On Sunday, while moving an end table[…]

The Cleveland Independent Christmas Crash Soiree

We’re excited to play live on Saturday December 26th (after a loooong hiatus).  It sounds like the Cleveland Independent’s post-holiday party will be lots of fun. You can keep track of the event details here (via Facebook).   We’ll also post more information as we get it.  The basic info: The[…]