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Electronic Musician, Drummer, Sound Designer and Composer

I’m glad to see so many people outraged at the death of Cecil the Lion. Please keep this in mind: Billions (Yes, billions) of animals are killed every year for food and by hunters who kill simply to kill. What happened to Cecil has been happening for years. If you are offended by this killing, [...]

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5,300 streams on Eternify has equaled $24 for my album, Welcome to Postwar USA. Five. Thousand. Plays. So, let’s talk about this. A payout on Spotify for one play is $0.005. That’s not even a penny, kids. Firstly – Eternify was made by someone to stream 30 seconds of an artist’s song, which is the [...]

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Hey everyone, I want to thank you if you’ve pre-ordered my new record, “In Case of Revolution”. I assure you, I’m working on finishing it.  It ‘s been a bit of a battle, between losing some source material, and life been rather insane for awhile. O know it was supposed to be out a long [...]

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Apple recently announced Apple Music, yet another streaming music service, which costs $10 a month and will give you “All the music in the world”. Well, not ALL  of it, since Taylor Swift called them out on their bullshit. What bullshit, you ask? Turns out, Apple was planning on not paying artists with their music [...]

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Crowdsurfing Singer Catches, Drinks Cup Of Beer Thrown From Crowd (proceeds to get Hep-C)

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Back in the 90s, I wrote this ranty piece about how the Internet could one day be owned by corporations. Turns out, 20 years later, I was right. Forgive the ranty nature of a 17 year old, but still – basically on point: something has become very apparent to me in the past years that [...]

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You should shut the FUCK up and listen to me. A few days ago, I took to Twitter to remind the universe, as I usually do, that the slavery and killing of animals for the uses of cheap food is simply wrong. as far as I’m concerned.  As a result,  Internet “blogger”/troll Izzy Nobre was [...]

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SOCIAL MEDIA FOR PERFORMERS – PART 1 With all the upheaval about Facebook for Performers lately, I think it’s time for a little education on the matter.  You can use this weather you’re a performer, or not, or if you don’t believe me, that’s fine, too.   This series will attempt to educate folks on how [...]

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Today is my birthday. If you want to get me a present, I invite you to do the following: – My friend Dave Meyer is undergoing many surgeries due to illness at this time. He needs financial help. You can donate to helping him here: http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/just-need-help-with-my-bills/236348/update/219339 – If you could donate just one dollar to [...]

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MARKETING YOUR MUSIC The biggest failure you can make in marketing your music is to think that anyone at all is out there searching for you, or the type of music you make. They’re not. People want to be spoon fed these days, they do not want to think or search, and even DJs are [...]

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