Designing wigs (part 2)

After being inspired by a “lowbrow art” sticker we found (which came from a cereal box long, long ago), we wanted to have the album art for “Wigs & Liquor” reflect that vibe. I wanted to have a devil girl on the cover, and I thought it would be cool[…]

Designing wigs (part 1)

We’ve had a number of people ask us about the inspiration for (and design process of) the packaging for Wigs & Liquor. Since we had a good time putting it together, we thought we’d share how it happened. While we were working on the music (you know, the important part)[…]

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[…]

The hockey puck worth $120

I’ve had an AKG C-414 microphone for about 10 years.  It’s been a good “workhorse” microphone for everything from drum overhead to acoustic guitar to room mic and beyond.  It seems to work pretty well for my voice, too. The adapter that allows it to be attached to a mic[…]