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September 02, 2019

The 1st Flexseal Printing Plate

What you are looking at is a 'painting', created almost 90% using liquid rubber as both medium and printing plate. A few weeks ago, I wrote a little article about "firsts" using experiential ideas. I was literally hinting at this discovery but put it off due to touring and recording. Realization #1 (Flexseal monoprint, acrylics, and ink on paper) I am not going to claim that I am the first painter to use #Flexseal as ...

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August 12, 2019

Creative Experiential Ideas

When I began painting and creating music in earnest (35+ years ago), I’d been told quite a few lies I believed as truths. But I don’t think there’s a bigger one than, “Everything that can be done in music, art, photography, etc. has already been done. All you need to do is stand out.” Bullshit. To be honest, if you stop and think about it, it has a ‘ring’ of truth in it, doesn't it? If you start an ...

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June 28, 2019

A Record

I was listening to this today, and it is of course among the many things no one (even most Abox fans) has heard before, so it bears a gentle listen. I think it's one of those records where you sit by a window while it's raining outside, and your heart is fluttering from some pain or another. I remember the period when these songs were recorded as a bit difficult. I had ended a relationship, my mom had come to live ...

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