Music Music

Tonight : Preons practice. Wednesday night: Robert Plant / Alison Kraus concert. Thursday night: 80s Invasion private party. Friday night: 80s Invasion at the High Dive in Fremont. Gonna be a good week!

97% Nerd

Well, I suppose there really isn’t much doubt about it…

Gig Preparation : Line6 Wish List

This week I have two shows with 80s Invasion, and next week I have one with the Preons. In addition to practicing my guitar parts for the former, and bass parts for the latter, I have been planning my between-song (and sometimes in-song) patch changes on the PodXTLive. For general patch setup I like the ...

That Handsome Building 2

That Handsome Building
This week I was on the other side of my office building, looking South toward the International District. My eye was caught by a really handsome bit of architecture and I asked a co-worker what it was. Nobody knew. So this morning on the bus I made sure to keep an eye out for it ...

Baseball. Yankee Stadium. Yogi.

I’m not truly a Yankees fan. It’s not because I don’t like New York; in fact it’s one of my favorite places on the planet and I would love to live there for a few years. Since Seattle is home I support the Mariners but find the Yankees fascinating because they’re similarly inspiring and disappointing, ...

Coffee Search: The Quest For The Ultimate Cup

Since starting my new job, I’ve been searching the downtown blocks for a really great cup of coffee. I’m looking for (1) a quintessentially awesome cup of drip coffee and (2) a perfect latte. So far I’ve explored several of the local alternatives and can happily report that I have located a very fine latte. ...

Rebuilding Together Eastside – Web Site Redesign

Rebuilding Together Eastside - Web Site Redesign
After a few months of tinkering with a new design, I finally finished the complete overhaul of the Rebuilding Together Eastside¬†web site. This is a volunteer organization for which I am a director. It’s exciting to have the new site done and we’re looking forward to another successful year of volunteer work in the community.

Twang Ahoy

Well, it’s tonight! The 1 Uppers will be playing a full night of great country music at the Conor Byrne tavern in Ballard. Come on down and hoist a pint! I’m so looking forward to playing that I’ve even shined up my boots! Crazy.

1 Uppers – This Thursday

1 Uppers - This Thursday
The 1 uppers will be playing at Conor Byrne this Thursday (Sept 11). Join us for a night of country classics, strange stage banter and liquid refreshment. We’ll be starting around 9:30 and playing 2 sets of hits. Can’t wait to saddle up the telecaster! The band has been rehearsing new material, and chances are ...