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My Life As Music

INT. ROB’S APARTMENT – NIGHT Rob is surrounded by stacks of records on the floor. He looks to camera. ROB I’m reorganizing my records tonight. It’s something I do in times of emotional distress. When Laura was here I had them in alphabetical order, before that, chronologically. Tonight, though, I’m trying to put them in [...]

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Revolver 9 – How I did it

The 6th single from my band Wayside Drive’s new album “The Other Side“. It’s called Revolver 9 and you can listen and download it for free here. This song has probably been one of the most challenging things I’ve ever worked on, but that’s exactly why I wanted to do it. The challenge itself was [...]

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Music is like food

I have had this thought for several years now. Music is like food. As time goes by the more I think that metaphor stands up. Imagine, if you will, that your iPod or CD case or media player is your “menu”. You’re about to drive somewhere in the car or want something to listen to [...]

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Open letter for pro-Creative Commons

I recently attended a very informative workshop on getting your music into TV and Film. It was awesome. Afterwards we all went out for drinks. At the very end of the evening I was speaking to one of the presenters and told her that I release my stuff via Creative Commons Licensing. She said that [...]

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Creativity: the fickle beast

An email exerpt from Moby to Bob Lefsetz: i had a quasi-epiphany last year when i heard david lynch talking about creativity (and forgive me if this sounds new age or hokey). he talked about how creativity in and of itself is great, and i realized that he was right. and i realized that, ideally, [...]

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The state of the union

Why have my own blog? Basically I wanted to have my own personal blog to expand on things beyond basic “band news” on the Wayside Drive blog. I wanted a space to rant/rave or whatever else I felt like doing. The first post is always tough so I’ll just give an update of where I’m [...]

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