Some thoughts on living in various locations

I've lived in a lot of places in the United States.  Nine states and probably two dozen cities actually.  This has led me, among other things, to make some general observations about different places in the country. "You know you're from ____ if ... " jokes are interesting because creating one requires two kinds of… Continue reading Some thoughts on living in various locations

Official Polish Village of ArthurHatton.com

What's that you say?  You didn't even KNOW that arthurhatton.com has an official Polish village?  Well, I didn't either, until an online friend of mine suggested that I click the Wikipedia random article link and become an expert in whatever subject I landed on.  Now for some reason, in the past, whenever I clicked that… Continue reading Official Polish Village of ArthurHatton.com

If you are my friend (or even if you’re not), please read this.

This is one of the better discussions, in my opinion, of the new trend of downloading music illegally. I am just as guilty as anyone else.  I'm poor and I love music.  I hopped aboard the Napster train a decade ago and it was my first exposure to a ton of awesome music that I… Continue reading If you are my friend (or even if you’re not), please read this.

NEWS – New musical project with Benjamin Zabriskie and Thomas Hatton

I finally have a studio set up in my new apartment and I've gotten some song ideas down for a new musical project.  Odes was a very fun, but draining, solo project, and after I got done I needed some time to decompress a bit.  However, I have always wanted to do a project with… Continue reading NEWS – New musical project with Benjamin Zabriskie and Thomas Hatton

Steven Wilson on the American Pop market

This video's been up for a while but I still think it's interesting. I don't share as much bitterness with Steven anymore - at least since I stopped pretending that I was a real professional musician. But I think that Steven's point about the music industry attempting to regain control of the market through shows… Continue reading Steven Wilson on the American Pop market