I'm a musician, writer and photographer, born and raised in New York City. I make my living creating technology for online news and media.

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When a Woman Appropriates Cock-Rock

Face hidden by long hair, blasting overdriven bolts of atonal noise through sheets of white-hot feedback that obscure the instruments and the unintelligible vocals. Is this rock&roll? If the face is a white man, and the atonal noise is blasting … Continue reading

Tom Baker

Tom Baker was my first doctor, and even Peter Capaldi can never replace him in my heart. Near the peak of my obsession with the show, shortly before Baker’s departure, the Human League released “Tom Baker,” an instrumental b-side with … Continue reading

Amazon: Impudently Twisting the Facts

We are all capable of believing things which we know to be untrue, and then, when we are finally proved wrong, impudently twisting the facts so as to show that we were right. George Orwell, “In Front Of Your Nose” … Continue reading

In the Empty House

Lauren recorded this piano loop on the Steinway, sitting in the empty living room of my house upstate, and I added the effects, loops and harmonica.

From A to Bent

Start with cliche rock guitar and harp licks, distort until ready.


It was a really long year.

Staten Island Zoo

Blizzard 2016

Bannerman's Island Arsenal