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The Making of ‘District Menagerie: The Single’. Installment #2

Day 2! Carlos and Tom set the screen up for print — drilling clamps into the table to hold the screen in place. A nice stash of chemicals and cran-grape juice to keep us going, compliments of Tom. Pedal junkie Patrick Bellflur provides background music while field testing his brand new toy… Carlos (below) makes… Read more »

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The Making of ‘District Menagerie: The Single’. Installment #1

We were off to the Bellflur mansion last night to start screenprinting the new single. We got a late start because two horses had gotten loose from the mansion stable and Carlos had to run out in the dark road and walk them back almost a mile. Back inside, we finished Photoshopping the artwork and… Read more »

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Bellflur Big Band at Iota

I’ll be joining Bellflur on violin/vox at their headlining show tonight at Iota! This is Carlos ‘double-fisting’ on synths during practice. Apparently one Nord Electro isn’t enough… and the MS2000 isn’t even on a stand. It’s just in his arms. The show’s especially exciting because it’s Bellflur ‘Big Band’ — their usual vintage gear, effects… Read more »

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Obama: An Arugula-Eating, Pointy-Headed Prof

I was Chuckles McGee after reading this quote from McCain’s spokesman Brian Rogers about Obama: “In terms of who’s an elitist, I think people have made a judgment that John McCain is not an arugula-eating, pointy-headed-professor type based on his life story.” What’s wrong with eating arugula? 😉 The exchange was part of the sparring… Read more »