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  • …And Then There Were Three [Disquiet0132 – Posthumousnofitrio]

    I’ve been itching to get back into making guitar tracks since I recently picked up a new Les Paul (which ironically didn’t make it onto this track as I haven’t properly intonated…

  • A Local Tertiary Appointment [disquiet0130-filteredmelody]

    I’ve been looking for an excuse to play with Supercollider for a few weeks now, and this challenge seemed like a perfect opportunity. Using a familiar melody from the Spielberg film “Close…

  • disquiet0127-libraryshhh

    Source recorded June 6th, 2014 at 5:49pm EST at the Akron Public Library Main Branch front desk, using an iPhone 4S placed in a discreet location nearby. More on this 127th Disquiet…

  • A Flat Circle

    Prototyping some new textures. All guitar tracks done on my trusty Epiphone Riviera, run through an amoral amount of delay.

  • Prelude for Lute in D Minor – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

    Having a little fun with an old Yamaha nylon string. WARNING: You will have to turn up your volume a bit, as this track features DYNAMIC RANGE. Hard limiting is for jerks.…

  • Missed Connection 2013

    Carissa and my entry for the 2013 Akron Film + Pixel Missed Connections film festival.  

  • LiV Warfield’s Unexpected New Release

    This article originally posted to theclevelandsound.com on February 27th, 2014. Genre can be a tricky discussion when releasing an album. When an artist creates a work that pulls from a wide variety of…

  • Meadows (In Time)

    Guitar, vocals, and a nifty nylon string solo. No limiters were used in the making of this recording. What if they threw a loudness war and nobody came?  

  • In Defense of the Christmas Compilation

    Oh, the Christmas album: that annual holiday tradition wherein an artist, regardless of race, creed, color or genre spends an abbreviated afternoon in the studio hammering out about thirty to forty minutes…

  • Working For the Weekend – 5 Tips for the Part-Time Musician

    To the aspiring musician, the realities of pursuing art as a career in our post-industrial society can often feel like a catch-22: gigging and recording, even taking on a few students on…