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Electronic Musician, Drummer, Sound Designer and Technologist

Hi all, I’m glad to say that I am now endorsed by AHEAD drumsticks! I will be joining an artist roster which includes Lars Ulrich, Tommy Lee, and one of my favorite drummers, David Silveria of KoRn! I highly recommend AHEAD sticks to drummers of all types, so check out their offerings here: http://www.aheaddrumsticks.com   [...]

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 Hey everyone!        This Friday, January 7th, our new video will be premiering on the internet! Before it, does, we’ll be doing a live internet performance from our studio via the web at:        http://www.ustream.tv/user/vertigovenus   Join us at 6:30pm MST on Ustream for a live performance from our studio. followed [...]

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Which is why I don’t blog very much.  But here’s the gist.   In July I released two CDs.  One of which, “SOS”, I released with my band, Vertigo Venus.  It dropped on July 9th, 2010, with a CD release at The Launchpad in Albuquerque.  The Strand, from Arizona (one of my favorite Industrial bands), [...]

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It’s been about ten years, tons of various releases, and now I’m finally doing a CD release. It’s a CDr, yes… but I don’t personally want to release a full-on silverback CD right now. The CD is nine tracks: oscillation suddenly the next day (new recording, unreleased anywhere) wake up call (unreleased via the net [...]

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Hey all, my band, Vertigo Venus, has got a TON of great shows coming up, and we hope to see you out! Firstly, we’re opening for the RED ELVISES at Corazon in Santa Fe, NM on May 17th: This is sure to be an AWESOME show! Next up, we’ve got a great gig in Santa [...]

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On friday, Feb. 19th, we played a gig in Santa Fe at Corazon, a great upcoming bar on the corner of Guadalupe and Montezuma Ave owned by Mikey Baker (a phenomenal guitarist whom I’ve always admired for his work in The Gluey Brothers, amongst other projects). The event was a fundraiser for Current Mayor David [...]

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My band, Vertigo Venus’ song, “Everybody Down”, has been selected for the Reverbnation Playlist 7 promotion, which is a pretty big thing, we get one week of featured play starting monday the 15th, so I just wanted to throw out whatever lines I could to ask people to check the song out when it drops. [...]

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Late, late afterthoughts, I know. I went out to Anaheim, CA to check out winter NAMM on January 14th.  The show was well attended, with thousands of people, as per usual. I went out with the guys from Five12 software, as well as my good friend, Jason Wolf. We arrived on thursday and set up [...]

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Our new song, “Everybody Down”, is available now ONLY to those who sign up as a Victim of Vertigo Venus . It takes about one second to do, and you get free shit if you do. So, do it: Or don’t, be a little bitch, and we’ll laugh at you. That’s what we do here.

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Hey everyone, I’m happy to announce that the software synthesizer I did sound design for in the KVR 2009 Developer Challenge, FMMF by Delamancha, has taken 3rd place in the competition! I’m super proud. Download it for Windows here: http://bit.ly/vhfWr Thanks to all those who voted for the synth! It means a lot.

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