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A DC State of Mind

Ladies and gents, Chops‘s latest music video, called “A DC State of Mind” If you saw his Metro Status video last year, get excited for this one : ) bboys, Ben’s Chili Bowl, tributes to Duke Ellington, 100% local, all DC. So what’s not to love? plus! I get cinematography credits in it (for the… Read more »

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…aaaand that’s a wrap!

Crafty Bastards 2011 has come and gone. It was a wet one this year, but thanks to plastic sheeting and duct tape, we still had an amazing time! And special thanks to Kim + Sara of the Crafty Bastards crew for continuing to outdo themselves every year. Please note: We’re working on migrating all of… Read more »

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Trailer for BlueBrain’s Central Park App

It’s HERE. almost. The scintillating trailer for BlueBrain‘s new location-aware iPhone appĀ for Central Park in NYC. Congrats to DC’s amazing band of innovative brothers and mad aural scientists! Central Park – A New Location Aware Album by BLUEBRAIN from BLUEBRAIN on Vimeo. Ridiculously excited. Strings performed by Yours Truly (x2).

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Alexander McQueen: “Savage Beauty”

My sewing teacher mentioned during class tonight that she was waffling about whether to take a tough trip up to New York for the Alexander McQueen “Savage Beauty” exhibit at the Met. The name rang a bell… how could it not – what a name. But I realized it was because I’d recently read about… Read more »

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Mousybabe Goes to Crafty Bastards 2011

…And it’s official! We’ll be setting up shop again at the Washington City Paper‘s famed Crafty Bastards festival in October this year. Last year’s show was a bowl of fun and a resounding success! But we’ve come to expect nothing less from the organizers behind this festival who seem to have craft-festival-curating down to a… Read more »

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‘Kaifuku’ – A Song to Benefit Japan

“Kaifuku means to restore” … And thusly was named an awesome little project by a few of my friends at OnBeat.org, dedicated to helping the people of Japan continue to mend after the devastating earthquakes that shook all of our hearts & minds. I love it when, instead of saying ‘I’m too busy’ or ‘I’m… Read more »

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Hot off the press… Gold to Refine REMIX!

Stop the press, because it’s here. A sexy, lounge remix of The Sounds of Domestic Living’s ‘Gold to Refine.’ Wish I could take credit for this one…but this creative endeavor sprung from the soul of a friend and musical cohort Greg Maly (of Basshound), who also mixed/mastered the original version of the song when we… Read more »

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New Art From imoM!

Handmade Mart is back this Sunday, May 23, from 10am-5pm! It’s in downtown Silver Spring, and we’ll be showcasing brand new designs (well new to you, but most were originally created by our dad Ming-Yen Hsu in the ’70s or ’80s). A lot of these new designs are paper collages, which are my favorite of… Read more »

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Bellflur * asleep.asleep LP

I am late to the party, which, for all intents & purposes took place last Friday at Iota – Bellflur‘s record release party for the album “asleep.asleep.” We were away we’re sorry. But we wanted to give them huge virtual hugs for this record, which they’ve been working on for an eternity now. The baby… Read more »

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Our Covers Record Is Here!

Yay they’ve arrived! A lil’ 7-inch of four cover songs we recorded over the last four years. Since Record Store Day is coming up, we figured it would be nice to house all of these floating cover songs on one record. It’s titled “Cover Boy.” Here’s a closer look at the artwork we designed (the… Read more »