August 14, 2003
When the Lights Go Out...
Power outage, schmower outage. But:
I was in Tokyo in my underwear on a Vonage IP phone, reading news from the web to a journalist in New York on a cell phone.
Some guys have all the fun.
There are over 70 full songs (including covers, different versions of
originals with different bands, and more) available for download on the
. That's 300MB of ME. For
And they're all free.
Search & Syndicate
• Scott Andrew LePera
& I raised almost $1200 for the Mr. Holland's
by staying up for 24 hours straight as part of the 2003 Blogathon
. We cowrote and recorded two original songs,
and blogged all about it on the Pet Rock Star^s
blog. Both songs are licensed under a Creative
. (We also won the 2003 Best Music Project, which is
really just icing on the cake considering how fun this whole experience was.)
• Joi Ito
asked me to write a song for Ben & Mena Trott (of Moveable Type
fame) for their birthdays in
September. I gladly accepted, and the result is
"You Own Dot Org,"
a somehow silly and
serious song about their lives, taken mostly from their weblog archives.
• Request my music almost any time you'd like at Whole Wheat Radio
. WWR is run by Jim Kloss and Esther Golton
from a 12x12 cabin in Talketna, Alaska, and they're two of my most favoritest people in the whole world.
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