For Immediate Release: Spiderhouse Ballroom to Kick-off Artist of the Month Residency with Justin Fallen and the Angels

Posted on Jan 27, 2014
For Immediate Release: Spiderhouse Ballroom to Kick-off Artist of the Month Residency with Justin Fallen and the Angels

In February, the Spiderhouse Ballroom is kicking off BAM, its new “Ballroom Artist of the Month” residency, featuring inaugural artist Justin Fallen and the Angels each Wednesday night in February and the first week in March. The BAM residency series is intended to provide a major career boost to high quality emerging artists that deserve […]

There’s a New Bookstore in Town

Posted on Jan 19, 2014

There’s a new bookstore in town sells poetry and fiction and not much else I stopped in and ran in to an acquaintance working there alone. I walked here, I told him, I live on the other side of the highway. He nodded in a sympathetic way, recommended  a book to buy, invited me to […]

Tonight, the Night’s a Gemini

Posted on Jan 18, 2014

An old notebook just re-emerged. A friend of mine returned it to me, guess I’d lost it in a move. It’s got some lines in it from back when I first started playing shows. I was living in a second floor apartment down near the Springs. That was a fun summer. Here’s an excerpt: Tonight, […]

Residency Details Emerging

Posted on Jan 18, 2014
Residency Details Emerging

Alright! Some new details of the residency have come to light. None of this is solid right now, but the artist list includes Wild Bill and the Lost Knobs, The Bluebird Specials, Slowtrain, John Wesley Coleman, Will Cope, Molybden and RF Shannon. Our own guitarman Richard’s got a country Americana feel good set on the […]

The Good News Radio

Posted on Jan 18, 2014

We can’t get that hypnotized, we can’t bring back too much with us. There’s joy in the air we’re breathing the shouting of living from now until the day that you die! This is the good news, the good news radio. This is the good news, the good news radio.

Music is Present

Posted on Jan 11, 2014

Music is present piercing the air like a pearl in the ear. Painful, it’s so beautiful.

We’ve got us a residency!

Posted on Jan 4, 2014

We’ve got us a residency! It’s every Wednesday night in February and the first one in March at the Spiderhouse Ballroom. The lineup’s getting solidified as we speak and it looks fantastic. Matt’s pretty much curating the whole thing with acts that orbit somewhere around Eastern Sun (his and Phil’s studio). I’ll play a solo set […]

If you need me

Posted on Jan 4, 2014

Up in the East, the weather is winter | it is a snow the weathermen | call paralyzing | but here in Texas, | it’s gonna be like seventy degrees. | If you need me, | I’ll be outside. |

Friday

Posted on Jan 3, 2014

afternoon sun through the bay windows, nothing to do for a couple of days Here at the keyboard I write, I write, I write and everything is still and it is the perfect thing

A Little Story and A Song: From a Bar in Mukilteo

Posted on Jan 2, 2014
A Little Story and A Song: From a Bar in Mukilteo

I wrote this one on a barstool after a conversation over text messages about the cosmic moon. There was a big moon out on this night and I was alone in suburban reaches of the Pacific Northwest. I’d been listening to Leonard Cohen’s Old Ideas a lot, driving a rented car through the ominous green of […]