Monday, October 29, 2012


Greetings Friends,

I blog to you a year older than I was when I last posted. I turned twenty-nine last Thursday, and I’ve had a beautiful stretch of days since.

I’ve been researching Otomo Yoshihide and Christian Marclay recently, and their process and work have absolutely blown me away. They’ve definitely left an impression on the material that I’ve currently been working on.

I spent a good part of this past weekend recording some VERY rough live audio of me performing. What’s been interesting to notice is how long the songs (sets? Hmm…) are. When I’m making everything, I’m COMPLETELY in the moment and oblivious to time, so imagine my surprise when I found out that these sonic excursions have been clocking in at fifteen minutes plus. I couldn’t believe it.


If you guys are interested, I’ll throw some of the recordings online. What I love is that even if I intended to recreate the pieces in the same way, I wouldn’t be able to. Every performance is completely unique each time. Nothing’s stock or routine.

I’ve got a couple more locations mapped out for The Vacant Outlet Tour, so hopefully I’ll be able to jump out, do the do, get it documented, and chalk up another successful excursion. We’ll see how it goes, brothers and sisters.

Oh, and before I close things out, if you’d be interested in letting me play a set (40 minutes to an hour) in your lovely abode and film it, please hit me up. I’ll gladly give you and your home praise whenever I can.


Monday, October 22, 2012



The past four days have been an absolute rollercoaster. I’ve experienced both the good and the bad almost simultaneously, and it’s all given me a great deal to process.

Without elaborating too much on what’s transpired, I’ll just quickly run through some of it. I put my name in to be a dj for an hour on 88.1, and then found out that someone in my life died immediately after. At some point a little later, I learned that I, apparently, had won a raffle through the radio, too. Honestly, I felt so many different things throughout the course of that day that it was just overwhelming.


I had the opportunity to spend the vast majority of the weekend surrounded by family, and that was a huge blessing. I’ve been processing a lot and just having that time to connect put a few things into perspective.

Switching gears, I’ve been plotting no the next stop on The Vacant Outlet Tour, and it could very well be coming from a kitcken (yup, an actual kitchen). Don’t be surprised if you see some video of yours truly doing the do while cookies are baking.


Saturday, October 13, 2012

Progress Report

Greetings Friends,

Your Friendly Neighborhood Christian has had himself a great week. I’ve been in full artist mode, which hasn’t happened in some time (usually, it’s a juggling act). It’s felt wonderful and inspirational. My body hasn’t been able to completely keep up, but I’ve still been getting after it to the best of my ability.

Earlier in the week, I finalized the line-up for November’s MANIFEST. There will be fliers in the very near future! This will be our second anniversary show and the bill is SOLID. I’m uber excited about it. It’s going to be a special night without a doubt.

Let’s see. I’ve finally put a few tracks up that I’ve produced. Boys and girls, you can give listens to the jawns below. Let me know what you think.

Also, I’ve been embarking on my Vacant Outlet Tour, and, so far, it’s been a success. I’ve been scouting vacant public outlets, plugging my gear in, and doing mini sets of sound manipulation, improve beat production, etc. It’s been fun and challenging. A good friend has offered to video the action (I’m extremely appreciative to have her onboard), and we did some shooting last night.

If any of you fine folks know of any good outlet locations or unconventional spots that might be a good fit for me to hit, feel free to shoot them my way. My guerilla campaign is definitely accepting and appreciative of suggestions.

Well, that’s all I’ve got to report for now. Stay tuned, continue enjoying this wonderful month, and I’ll be back in touch soon.


Tuesday, October 9, 2012


Welcome to October, true believers. This is my favorite time of the year. Lots of birthdays, changing leaves, horror movies, shows, etc. Oh, it’s on!

A lot of things have been developing in Christian Country. The weekend before last, I had a very awakening experience that has me processing a great deal. It feels good to be in self-analysis mode.

A few cool things have been taking shape on the musical front. Everything’s been coming along in organic fashion, so it’s been a VERY pleasant surprise. You’ll be able to hear some of the produced stuff in the near future. That’s a CJC guarantee. In the meantime, you can see me manipulate some sounds in the videos below. I’m adding beat generator and sound manipulator to my resume. j/k


Switching gears, there won’t be a MANIFEST this month. However, November’s will be the birthday show. We’re dangerously close to our terrible two’s, baby! I’ve got a great line-up, and I’m really looking forward to November 10th. Bring yourselves!

Well, that’s all I’ve got for now. Be good, stay away from the negative (in all its shapes and forms), and I’ll be in touch soon.