Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

GrapeThinking

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

This video is a compilation of my harvests in the agroturismos of Italy, the desert of Argentina, and the sunshine of northern California. The is one of my favorite songs of all time, it’s called Voyageur by Enigma. I moved out to California a year ago with a bottle of GrapeThinking, a bottle of ideas I guess you could say, that started filling up 5 years ago with conversation between myself, Jacob Bohall, Ruarri Rogan, Meghan O’Malley, and many others. Over the past year, those ideas have delightfully fermented, and the time has finally come for us to have a taste…

~circuit to cell, web to water, mind to ~

Posted in Art, Business, Culture, Design, Dining, Economy, Energy, Environment, Events, Family, Food, Health, Industry, Labels, Lifestyle, Love, Marketing, Media, Millennials, mind, Music, News, Passion, Restaurant Review, Spirit, Spirituality, Stories, Sustainable, Technology, Thoughts, Travel, Wine, Wine Review, Wine/11 | No Comments »

California Dreaming

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

I’ve been in California for 3 weeks now, and it’s been a vortex of amazing people, inspiring farms, and tasty elixirs. Right off the plane in San Francisco, I met a girl crazy passionate sustainable development and permaculture with extensive experience in sustainable natural building… and she just so happens to love doing promotions. She was meeting a friend out here, who is an amazing young sustainable farmer and loves fermenting and home brewing. I really couldn’t have connected with people more aligned with my own passions… talk synchronicity.

(more…)

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Art, Culture, Design, Environment, Events, Health, Lifestyle, Love, Marketing, Millennials, Music, Passion, Spirituality, Sustainable, Travel, Wine | 1 Comment »

Youtube musical performances

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

I’ve been listening to a few awesome performances on lately. One is from Ronald Jenkees playing the keyboard with a sick electric guitar hip hop effect goin… ridiculous. Ronald seems like an interesting guy to say the least, check him out.  His sound in this video rocks. Another performance I found is Ed-Alleyne Johnson ‘busking’ his electric violin setup on the streets of Chester, Wales. He’s using all types of awesome equipment to build his rhythms… loop pedal, distortion effects, running multiple harmonies throughout… absolutely sick.

Ronald Jenkees on keys

Ed-Alleyn Johnson on Electric Violin

I know MySpace has kinda become the center of the indy and hopefully the messiah that will rejuvenate the industry, but YouTube may be where it all starts. Inspiring is a live vibe, its in the moment and that’s what’s been lost with the production of today. People can make catchy shit in the studio, but musicians can’t move a crowd of 30,000 anymore. There’s a few out there today that kill it, but not many. That’s what’s awesome YouTube… it catches it live. I know Ed Johnson has been around for awhile, but hopefully performances like what Ronald put up will get him signed and help spread his .

Reblog this post [with Zemanta]

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in Music | 1 Comment »

West Coast Green – How my life changed this week

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

West Coast Green conference

Wow, what an excellent conference! A game changer. I have to thank my over at Village Green Energy for hooking me up with a free pass. I’ve been so passionate this movement as long as I can remember… ever since 6th grade when I messed around with electromagenetic fields and plants. Early education for me was all ecology and , and that followed with rigorous economics in college, which I didn’t quite understand myself until now. Having not gone into banking with my degree and now seeing the state of the economy I was like shit… but David Suzuki put it so clearly… it’s (eco)nomics. I can’t believe I never recognized that. I automatically associated economics with the greedy, short-sighted mentality of Wall Street that focuses solely on the bottom line and exploiting the for cash and egoic status. Yet you realize the bottom line is not the statement of cash flows or the balance sheet… it’s the fuckin planet. Ecology + Economics = . This conference was absolutely buzzing! People were feeling alive and connecting and touching each other like I’ve never seen in my life. We all knew the revolution is ready and to change the in a big way.

(more…)

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Art, Business, Culture, Design, Dining, Energy, Events, Family, Food, Industry, Labels, Lifestyle, Love, Marketing, Millennials, Music, News, Passion, Stories, Technology, Thoughts, Travel, Wine/11 | Comments Off

Wine Proof Pants

Saturday, August 9th, 2008

On a recent to the Benicassim Festival in Spain, I purchased a pair of quick-dry camping pants from Titanium for the trip. Walking to outside the festival grounds and sitting on our back-packs whilst waiting for the campsite to open, we took the opportunity to crack a bottle of we’d got on RENFE (a quick note on RENFE – if you’re on the site and can’t select English you need to select the drop-down labelled Seleccione su Idioma to make it so, which means you have to speak to get the site into English, go figure!)

Red is a perfect libation for festivals – primarily because it doesn’t need to be kept cold; it doesn’t lose its fizz and if you’re wine locally produced its dirt and super-good. Within minutes of popping the however I’d managed to spill the Rioja on my new pants and was questioning the merits of wine in a situation where a shower is hard to find… when suddenly, with a splash of from my water bottle – the wine was gone. Brilliant! Wine proof pants – what more could a young wine-lover at a festival wish for? I reckon the pants specifically as wine-proof and selling it at Bonnaroo could be a good gig.

(more…)

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Culture, Events, Lifestyle, Music, Passion, Wine | 2 Comments »

Categories

Archives