The gift of validation

I thought long and hard about what to give my loyal readers for Christmas this year and came up with what I think is the perfect gift: XHTML 1.0 Transitional…

America (Election ’04 Remix)

Just in time for the ’04 election, I have uploaded a remix of America. In keeping with the spirit of the election season, it features a guy saying the same…

In Your Perfect World

There are people who are going to read more into this tune than they should, and there’s nothing I can do about it. All I can say is that you…

Seasonal Music

As has become an annual custom here, I’ve uploaded some near-classic Christmas songs that I recorded a while back to help offset (augment?) the tide of overplayed and unlistenable music…

Yamaha TG77

What I really wanted was a K2000, but in 1991 I knew that the salad days of the Korg M1 were drawing to a close. I sold the M1 privately…

About the museum

When I staked out my first 20 MB of server space on the internet, the biggest hurdle I had to overcome was a towering absence of content. In this respect…

A Poem

And now, a brief poem based on a page from an obscure vintage electronic instrument manual. An ode, if you will. When my monosynth sounded off kilter I berated the…

First

I’m pleased to announce that when the new MSN search engine launches, SteveCastellano.com will still be the #1 Steve Castellano resource on the planet – the first place most folks…

We’re still mostly about music here

In spite of all the talk about web design, smoking, RSS, Unix, and CGI scripts, I’d like to point out that our main focus here at the headquarters of the…

Usability study

Sometimes it’s a good idea to watch over someone’s shoulder while they’re visiting your website. If you find yourself pointing at their screen and saying things like, “the link! click…