October is here! I've got a very exciting and eclectic month in the works. Apart from the usual Tuesday night gigs at the Mason Lounge, here's what I've got cooking:

On Friday, October 6, I will release the…

The challenge of slowing down

Hello readers and listeners,

Whoa! It's been a while. I'll jump right into it...

I am currently up to my ears in a new solo album. It's going to be called Making Home. I realized that my…



Driveway Thriftdwellers have been invited to appear on Radio 88.9's 414 Live series this Thursday! Details from the event page:

This Thursday at #414Live, we're excited to host alt-country band Driveway Thriftdwellers for an extended 414 Live session - and…


As 2016 draws to a close, I am reminded of how lucky I am to be a part of the Madison music scene. Here's all the local music I was involved in making, bought, or was given this year:


Warrior Songs CD Release Party

Hi there,

I will be participating in Jason Moon's Warrior Songs CD Release Party this Saturday. I'll play a short acoustic set, including "Brothers," the song I wrote for Warrior Songs Vol. 1. 

Local Sounds Magazine has written a nice…

Animal Brain

The Big Payback will release our second album, Animal Brain, on November 18!
Animal Brain
  1. Running with the Fire 
  2. I Want to Give (My Love to You) 
  3. Crosstown Traffic 
  4. Romeo Knows 
  5. Power to Let Go 
  6. Animal Brain I 


Hi there,

I am very happy to announce that my country/Americana band Driveway Thriftdwellers have released our debut album! It's been a long time coming, and it feels really good to finally get it out into the world.

The album…


New album from BEEFUS!

A heart-wrenching tale of time traveling dictators, meat by-products, alien butt probes, secret FBI operations, and adult undergarments.

It's available in physical form and digitally here


Hello humans,

I've got a couple quick updates for ya before I run off to the Mason Lounge for Tuesday night jazz. I mentioned before that I've contributed a song to the upcoming Warrior Songs CD. This is a project…

Happy April!

It's April! Let's get those April Fool's Day high jinx out of the way right off the bat:

I'm moving to Antarctica to start a new band called Doomed Plumage. We play a new style of music called penguin-core. I…


Hello lads/lassies,

I've been asked about the meaning of my song "EMT/empty" from Human Oscillator, vol. 1, so I thought I'd take some time to explain it.

The title of the song was inspired by a personalized license plate…