I make music every year, but February’s annual RPM album creation was slightly different for me. After many years, I finally went for a new geographic locale, which is nice. Then there are the thoughts of starting a fresh career direction in life when there’s an apparent recession in the area. So I’ve discovered a… Read More

RPM Challenge 2014 has got to be some of the most prolific work I’ve crafted thus far, but has it been challenging? I did get an early start in February working with Ableton Live and the Launchpad Mini/LaunchControl in set preparation for Prototype 5, which I deemed productive idea creation for the album. There was,… Read More

So, here’s my first post since early February, when I’d begun recording “Blue Demo Lichen One”.  You can now find the new album at losbeatniko.bandcamp.com.  I’ve been busy over the last month polishing up sites and links and content and such, to hopefully provide you, the reader/listener/viewer/public with some entertaining insight as to what I’m… Read More


So it’s Groundhog Day, and by the looks of the snow blowing around the house, the rodents are staying put for awhile.  Prime time for another RPM Challenge, where musicians (and non-musicians) are invited to participate in the personal goal of completing an album in the month of February.  It’s my fifth year running, and… Read More