Trichordist 

Hello everybody. I’m making some changes to the this blog.  So for the time being I have unpublished all these posts.  I’ll put them back on line as we go through them.  thanks. You can also visit me at http://www.trichordist.com   Filed under: Uncategorized

Trichordist 

Hello everybody. I’m making some changes to the this blog. So for the time being I have unpublished all these posts. I’ll put them back on line as we go through them. thanks. You can also visit me at http://www.trichordist.com   Filed under: Uncategorized

#78 No more bullshit. The top 10 lamest excuses for stealing artists music 

I am on the fucking warpath this week. Lamest arguments in favor of illegal file sharing from the past week. I’m not making this shit up. These are real arguments people presented. And argued vehemently. 1. “Marijuana is illegal. File sharing is illegal. Therefore it’s okay.” Response try filesharing your pot dealer’s stash with 5,000 strangers… Read more

#77 Exile in Beach Flats–Lulu Land, Wasted and Surf City 1985 

Ted Kaczynski’s Santa Cruz vacation shack. 04 Lulu Land In 1982 I lived in the tiniest house imaginable. It was at most 400 square feet yet it boasted a kitchen, bathroom, living room and two bedrooms. My bedroom was 6 x 10 feet. big enough for for a single mattress on a small platform. The small closet could hold about a ½ a dozen shirts, a couple of jackets… Read more

#76 Camper Van Beethoven and the Border Patrol-The Day Lassie Went to The Moon. 

Very early Camper Van Beethoven. From Left to Right. David Lowery, Mike Zorn, David McDaniel and Boris Yeltsin. 02 The Day That Lassie Went To The Moon Camper Van Beethoven was originally called Camper Van Beethoven and the Border Patrol. We shortened it after about 9 months. Nobody was listing the full name of the band anyway. There are only… Read more

#75 KQED’s The California Report on Big Dipper 

Giant Dipper. The Roller Coaster of Love. 03 Big Dipper Click here to play big dipper. This is an interview I did with KQED for The California Report. As part of their California Songs series they ask me about Big Dipper. So todays blog is simply the audio recording of that interview. http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201107151630/d Look for the full or extended… Read more

#74 Hits are Black Swans-Take the Skinheads Bowling 

The Black Swan Theory or Theory of Black Swan Events is a metaphor that encapsulates the concept that The event is a surprise (to the observer) and has a major impact. After the fact, the event is rationalized by hindsight.- wikipedia. 12 Take The Skinheads Bowling (click to play) I’ve mentioned this before. Success in the music business is completely unpredictable. No… Read more

#73 South California Revisited – St. Cajetan. 

South California as proposed by secessionists. 05 St. Cajetan I was browsing the web last night and came across this NY Times article about the Inland Empire and 10 other counties wanting to secede from the state of California. The idea is to form their own state called South California. Not to be confused with the Mexican states of Baja California Norte and Baja California Sur… Read more

#72- Marigold- A small fragment of a much longer story. 

Did I dream this? Listen to Marigold. 07 Marigold I awoke from a strange dream just before dawn. It was Nov 3rd 2005. I know this because I wrote the dream down in much detail using my laptop. I can see the date the file was created. I wrote it down cause it seemed like my subconscious had been processing something. My head or rather my brain seemed like it had been… Read more

#71 The Palace Guards- A Superhero In Need of a Restraining Order. 

Listen to 02 The Palace Guards I am totally hijacking the 300 songs blog for a few days to blatantly promote my new album solo album The Palace Guards. It comes out Feb 1st 2011 and you can buy the CD here from: click here for Amazon download from itunes click here I was driving around in my car listening to the reference master of my new CD The Palace… Read more
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