August, 2013- Bunk Art

by admin on August 5, 2014

I’m asked all the time whether I think touring’s hard.  There’s nothing arduous about being whisked around in a tour bus, having all your needs catered to and being told where to show up and when- the small percentage of us fortunate enough to live this life are the luckiest assholes on the planet.   […]

November 27, 2012- Copenhagen, Denmark

by admin on August 1, 2014

I remember this Copenhagen gig vividly because it was the first time I sensed Europe really opening up for us.  We’d never been to Scandinavia before, the music wasn’t on the radio and, as far as I knew, we were a completely unknown commodity.  That we were gaining fans in Holland provided a glimmer of […]

On my first tour with Allen back in June 2011, we stayed at the Shasta Lodge in Redding, CA.  Oh, the Shasta Lodge.  Well, I didn’t technically stay at the hotel that night- I slept in the van, along with Mark Sampson I think, safe guarding the gear while the other guys piled into one […]

July 16, 2014- Bach, the Journey Begins

by admin on July 28, 2014

I came back from Europe determined to change my approach.  I’ve felt detached from the guitar recently and I think the solution’s transcribing tunes again.  Bizarrely, I’ve taken a break from learning new music in favor of a kooky, masochistic creating in a vacuum thing, which I think is why music’s insidiously become a job […]

July 6, 2014- Bilboa, Spain

by admin on July 27, 2014

God damn, the festival in Bilboa was epic.  Every once in a while you play a show that fucking kicks ass, and it carries you for the rest of the tour. We’re scheduled early in the day, in the fucking EDM tent, a total last minute booking.  Some fat cats took a gamble adding us, […]