[Audio clip: view full post to listen] This is another song about long distances, which seems to be a common thread throughout this album. I recorded the basic guitar parts at home and had 2 verses written, with the last verse and chorus instrumental. A couple of months later, I was staying in a hotel … Continue reading Red Balloons
It’s been a very eventful couple of weeks to say the least. I’m still trying to process all the activity, so forgive me if this seems jumbled… First off, I want to thank all the new friends and fans I’ve made from the youtube feature- I’m floored by the words of encouragement and kindness! They … Continue reading Thank Full
I’m excited to announce that I will be the opening act for singer/songwriter extraordinaire Nellie Mckay at Bimbo’s 365 club in SF on Sept. 28 (next thursday). This is a dream come true for me, as I’ve always wanted to play at the beautiful and classy Bimbos club (though I’ve bartended there once) The sound … Continue reading woah nellie
My sister was bugging me tonight to update the site… she said “Update your site!”
I just found out that The Invisible Cities won Best Indie Pop Band in the San Francisco Bay Guardian reader’s poll! (scroll down page) I’m gonna celebrate with a shot of whiskey in each hand!
I’ll be playing in Japan town Plaza again- this Sunday 8/22 at noon for Super7store. Tis’ Free! Later, that evening I’ll be playing at the ICAN GAllery w.The Invisible Cities (Han and Sadie)- meaning I’ll be playing some of their songs with them, and vice versa. .. yoroshiku
Hiedi Ho! (no, this is not a shout out to someone, I’m quoting South Park’s Mr. Hanky) Lots of stuff brewing…fermenting in the lager tank of my head… Gigs o’plenty in April- namely a night at the ICAN gallery (independent community arts network). and a show I’m really excited about on April 30th (friday) at … Continue reading “Mullet, that is religion, right?” -my friend Ken, upon seeing a child with a mullet with his mom at the mall
I am playing a gig on my old home turf, in the south bay! Saturday Feb.21 and 28th. Blue Rock Shoot 14523 Big Basin Way (in downtown Saratoga) Saratoga, CA 95070 Set is from 7:00-9:00 p.m. I like this place, it reminds me of Frontier Land in Disneyland… Hope to see ya! G
Here’s some Bootlegs from the Tuesday night gig at Ireland’s 32. A very imperfect performance, but fun to play! some covers I attempted: Indoor Fireworks – Elvis Costello Thinking Out Loud – Ron Sexsmith Maybe I’m Amazed – Paul McCartney Better Be Home Soon – Neil Finn Billie Jean -M.Jackson 2:45 – Elliott Smith and … Continue reading Hello San Francisco!!!!!!!
So I wrote this song after reading some of “The Seducer’s Diary” from Either/Or by Soren Kierkegaard. (I was curious because of Elliott Smith’s album Either/Or). I wanted to write a love song, but I had no “target” as my Japanese friend Gen would say back in the day. The Nattalee Port-man song was the … Continue reading Nattalee Poortman (spelled different so NP stalkers won’t google her and come to this page!)