international dance party

If, instead of being cars that turned into robots, the Transformers were Anvil cases that turned into discotheques, they’d be International Dance Party. Via Niklas Roy on Vimeo.

sequential circuits six-trak

Some years ago, enough that I can’t quite remember the exact number, I found myself at Steve’s Music in Toronto noodling around on the newest cool thing, a multi-timbral synth…

Yamaha SB79 Silent Brass System

A while back when the band was considering covering some Cake tunes I started searching eBay for used trumpets. This is not so outlandish an endeavour as you might think;…

Herein we note the passing of
William F. Buckley

…with yet another viewing of his classic threat to sock Gore Vidal in the face.

Metasonix TM-7 “Scrotum Smasher”
(sorry mom!)

Anyone who doesn’t think it’s sad when a music store goes out of business needs a heart transplant. It’s someone’s livelihood, someone’s passion, and it is a grind. There are…

what’s shakin’?

A co-worker felt what she thought was a tremor, which inspired me to go looking for Canadian seismology resources. It’s not just me, right, thinking that’s really cool? You can…

no one asks me to write the ads i want to write

NB: the show is real, the ad is not.


In a rare moment of repose.

never trust robots – or links to your own website

Hooray! Someone at Rogers read my comment form submission! Dear, Thank you for taking the time to write to us, we appreciate your use of online customer service. In…