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Interview on SC Public Radio

I had the honor of being on SC Public Radio this morning to promote my Piccolo Spoleto show. Listen to the interview here.

Announcing Charleston’s first poetry festival

So happy to announce Free Verse, our city’s first poetry festival. It’s always been a dream to put on a festival in Charleston. It will happen in October. Check out my letter, below, and also go to the website and (please) donate! Love.

Life as a laureate: visiting schools

I’ve visited a lot of schools before I became poet laureate of Charleston. But now, the visits are becoming more frequent and more rewarding. I’ve done poetry workshops and/or read poems at The Cooper School, Meeting Street Academy, Claflin University (Orangeburg, SC), Sanders-Clyde, Academic Magnet, Wando High School, and Ft. Johnson Middle School. Soon, there […]

Magazine design: Spring issue of No Depression

The new issue of No Depression is out! It’s probably the sexiest thing that I’ve ever designed. Info is below:

17 minutes of music

All recorded in one day (2/22/2017). Here’s analogue // 5, for ya. I used an OP-1, the Volca keys + Bass + Sample, some loops and …. a wind chime. Yep. Enjoy:

Let’s get weird (video)

Here’s the video of my talk with John Park for Creative Mornings Charleston. The star of the show was Big Butt (of course). Watch below. Photos are here.

analogue // 4: meditation music

With analogue // 4, I set out to make an album as rich and textured as the soundtrack work of Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross. (I can dream, right?) The second track ended up sounding like William Basinski. Analogue // 4 was written and recorded Jan. 27-29, 2017, using an OP-1. Think of it as […]

50 most influential people in Charleston (Business Magazine)

What a super, extra big honor to be named one of Charleston’s 50 Most Influential People by Charleston Business Magazine. (Never thought I’d be in the same company as Bill Murray, y’all). Check out the article here.

My 24 favorite albums of 2016

2016 was an overloaded of great music. Even in its last week, 2016 brought us the amazing new EP from Nine Inch Nails. That would have made my list, but I’ll wait to see what Trent brings in 2017. Anyway, here’s my favorite albums of the year. Enjoy: 24. noname – telefone an intimate, groovy […]

nine new songs, made in three days

Here’s the third album in the analogue series! I recorded this Dec. 26 – Dec. 28, 2016. Very much inspired by the Stranger Things soundtrack. The only instrument I used was my trusty OP-1 synthesizer. I’m in love with it. For the video, I used old footage of the family from our military adventures. Yep, […]