fX & A few Circles

In 1980 I joined a band in Santa Barbara called FX (later ƒX then A ƒew Circles). I played piano from a young age, but I had never been in a band or played with other people before. I had recently purchased an electric keyboard and was planning on joining a band...

The Gun Club

In December 1995 I played bass with The Gun Club for what would be the band’s very last show. Jeffrey Lee Pierce passed away three months later due to a health condition. It’s hard to put into words what it felt like to play with someone who I admired but...

Spaghetti Infinity

My unfinished instrumental project tentatively named Spaghetti Infinity. “Spaghetti” because some of the music sounds like weird Spaghetti Western style music… and I’ve always loved spaghetti. “Infinity” because it can be something...

Shopping with Elvis Presley

When I was a child, my family took lots of road trips. We would all pile into the Winnebago or the Lincoln Continental and drive to Mammoth Mountain, Sun Valley (Idaho), the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, New Orleans, California Ghost Towns, New Mexico Indian Reservations...

Stratocaster Replacement Neck

This is a combination of blog posts from 2010 and at the end I sum up what happened: Sometime in 2010: After planning to do this for over a year and half, today I finally ordered my Stratocaster conversion neck. It changes the scale from 25.5″ to 24.75″,...

Scary People

Even though it’s been quite a while since I’ve written any new songs, I still keep a folder on my computer for inspiration, little bits of text, ideas, news stories, memories, things I hear people say etc…. Several years ago I had put this news story...

cool music and dance

This is the only bio (scroll down for bio in English) I could find on the dancer, Forsythe. His YouTube Channel shows the evolution of his developing dance and video style. Share...