Pieces sliced straight from a quarantine dream, this photographic study of my studio is a tour of obsolescence. I wrote & performed the music, shot the pix.
This is a time-lapse about cultural devastation and - maybe - a rise from the ashes (though we know what rebirth's worth in the end.)
“Seer/Sucker” aka “The Illustrated Man’s Guitar” is a mixed-media découpage exploration of better days in the USA.
“The Spirit of ’59” is a mixed-media découpage exploration of the days back when popular music was good.
“Chucks Reduxe” is a time-lapse of my studio shot in late-fall quarantine20 on a cheap-o camera with a soundtrack composed and performed by me.
I made the mistake of leaving for college w/o laying down some ground rules, and my folks tossed my vinyl collection in the trash.
This time-lapse explores the intersection of color, serendipity and the lovely chaos brought about by a freshly-kaput 28-year-old computer.
Named for characters in the film Blade Runner, this is a salute to Film Directors and DPs who could really set-up a shot. Music composed & performed by me.
A family tradition for decades: stringing the lights on the tree in the traffic circle in front of our family home.
ORIGINAL PHOTO: David Kennedy
PRINT EDITOR: Randy Mays
Using the slider, find the 12 differences between the original photograph, left, and the altered photograph, right.
(Degree of difficulty: Moderate)
Ed Walker, one of the Joy Boys, brought back the golden days of radio every Sunday night for 30 years.
Gunsmoke. Jack Benny. Dragnet. Lum 'n Abner. The Shadow. News of the day, much more.
The Big Broadcast played on WAMU FM on Sunday nights, mostly from 7 to 11.
Eddie Stubbs's Sunday show on WAMU FM played a variety of classic honkytonk, traditional country and vintage bluegrass + deep catalog favorites.
This was a show for listening to while drinking beer in the sun in the afternoon, great music delivered with unique insight.
The "Obsolete Music Hour" played rare classic recordings of bluegrass, country, string bands, honky tonk, western swing, blues, gospel & old world music.
Off-the-air live recordings of a now-defunct station playing all sorts of great American popular music from the mid-20th century, back when music was good.
You'll also find some Baltimore Orioles post-game highlights from the mid-1980s.
From elections to 9/11 to the war on terror, these off-the-air live recordings of events of the day are from NPR on WAMU FM.