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new music- Gone

    *better mix linked above 1/18/22* Another short and sweet instrumental, some sort of punk/prog bastard? David again giving up an over-the-top drum track. This one is probably for turning up and flinging yourself around the room completely out of control, it’s quick, so harmless. More musics still to come. Here’s a bit OCD […]

new music- Panhead

To break through a long writing block, I decided to write something quickly, with less testing the limits of my abilities and knowledge, hopefully fun. This is the result, pretty much a hard rock three piece instrumental (of course), with 808 inspired bass, fairly short. Unfortunately the actual production of the recorded piece took much […]

Landscape

This is the same as the youtube description, in case you just watch it here. Among other concerns, the landscape has always had a significant presence in my work. This is a selection from over 30 years of photography with a “sense of place” overriding other concerns. There is some crossover between this and “A […]

About the Montages

Three photomontages. I made #1 on an OCD whim in 2017. I tried many other combinations of elements and overall compositions, based on a somewhat instinctual approach illuminated by Jerry Uelesmann at a workshop years ago. Going through decades of images for potential elements to combine, from phone images to large format film scans, was […]

I write about process not because it’s the most important thing about the work, but because solving these problems and finding approaches that suit the work often becomes the most time and effort consuming, it may help other workers solve similar problems, and for interested non practitioners, what goes into this work might be illuminating. […]

new music- Lydia

Don Bird and I met in the early 70s, late 60s? Who knows. A hard rock band I was in call Joy was being reconfigured by “management” into a horn band. He played trumpet in those years, and was probably the more disciplined and musically proficient player in the band. Like most bands we evaporated, […]

This September Ann Wilson invited me to take part in a sort of garage band bash for a few days to see what happens, she was coming to town, had some pieces she wanted to try, and a few commitments to meet. I recommended Uberbeatz from previous experience and they went ahead and booked it, […]

I was pleasantly surprised when Koplin Del Rio Gallery contacted me earlier this year about inclusion in an upcoming exhibition- Photographs 2020, their first photography exhibition. The possibility of hanging with other Washington photographers  I respect was great. Certainly Marsha Burns has been a friend and mentor for years, even becoming a client I’d print […]

During the first couple of months of the covid-19 lock down I did some work specifically to be a small part of the artists all over the world sharing their creative efforts to stay engaged. Not to sell as lock down art, just to be a part of the coping mechanism for our new world.. […]

new music- Shift

A 5/2020 remix, this was posted with the original mix 2/2020 Another instrumental, hopefully reflecting the unrestrained exuberant spirit of much of the hard rock we grew up with and other influences current and past. Once again David Nielsen performed and provided drum tracks, and collaborated on arrangement and sonics. The video is just eye candy, […]