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Tyndareus Crushed, by Igor Mitoraj (taken August 2005)

READIN

Jeremy's journal

At first I didn't quite know what I would do with the book, other than read it over and over again. My distrust of history then was still strong, and I wanted to concentrate on the story for its own sake, rather than on the manuscript's scientific, cultural, anthropological, or 'historical' value. I was drawn to the author himself.

Orhan Pamuk


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Sunday the 19th

Finger picking with your wrist

It is a mistake when finger picking to hold your right wrist in place relative to the strings. When you do that -- I have even gone as far as to hold my forearm against the face of the guitar to anchor my wrist -- all of the force for your fingers and thumb striking the strings will come from the muscles of your palm and fingers. If instead you incorporate motion of your wrist and forearm, you will bring the muscles of your arm into play -- and simultaneously bring into play the mass of your hand and wrist, increasing the momentum of the picking digit. All this translates into speed and power. The trade-off at first is your playing can get sloppy, you will need time to adjust and relearn the muscle memory of the strings' positions. But that does come with time.

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Saturday the 18th

Dancing Barefoot (solo)

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Wednesday the 8th

Trippy

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Escher animated

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Sunday, June 28th

Going for a ride

and loving it!

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Saturday, June 27th

El Aleph de Katchadjian

Not totally sure what to make of this yet... It is at the very least a fascinating idea for a project...

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Tuesday, June 23rd

Ceres awakens from her slumbers



(via Orbis Quintus)

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Saturday, May 16th

Ragtime in D

Ragtime in D

The Modesto Kid
at Lonesome Nickel Studios in South Orange, NJ
May 16, 2015 (my birthday concert, sort of! :))
  1. "Rag Mama" (Blind Boy Fuller, Jim Kweskin)
  2. "Here I Go" (Syd Barrett)
  3. "Clean Break" (Jeremy Osner)
  4. "Drinkin Wine (spo-dee-o-dee)" (Granville "Stick" McGhee)

posted afternoon of May 16th: 3 responses
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Saturday, April 4th

Hobo Nickel

Just putting the finishing touches on my first record! I will not be selling it online to begin with, but if you'd be interested in ordering a copy just drop me a line and I'm sure we can work something out.

Front and back covers:

posted morning of April 4th: 1 response

Sunday, February 22nd

The Primetone(tm) Apostropick

The plectrum saga continues... I was inspired by the Tortex(tm) Talon to try the same idea in a different plectrum material -- the Primetone, which I had previously not liked that much, was the material I chose because it is extremely rigid. It came out great! Check out the recording of "This Land is Your Land" linked below -- it was made using the Apostropick on the bass strings and fingerstyle on the tenor.

posted evening of February 22nd: 3 responses

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