Emergency Operations Centre

One of my favorite internet radio stations,, seems to be having a problem with its domain and the website has been inaccessible over the past month. Thankfully, some playlists I had stored on my MPD server to tune into Psychedelik’s streams use hard-coded IP addresses and these seem to be functioning normally. Therefore, in… Continue reading Emergency Operations Centre

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Returned from Austin

Honk TX is over; it again was a blast. It seems like we played almost nonstop in between sleeping and eating. There wasn’t much free time to go explore the city or do much else other than those three aforementioned activities. Sporkestra stayed at a metal shop in East Austin, with mattresses spread out on… Continue reading Returned from Austin

Off to Austin

Today I am leaving for Austin, TX for this year’s installment of Honk! TX. Last year I had a blast down there and I’m looking forward to another weekend of performing in the Lone Star State. I am also looking forward to the 85 degree weather. That’s all for now. I’m currently waiting for my… Continue reading Off to Austin

Spork News

Titanium Sporkestra is going to Austin again this year for Honk! TX. We’re trying to raise funds through a couple of different methods: We are collecting donations through IndieGoGo, a fundraising site similar to Kickstarter, which we used last year. Check it out We’re having a Big Fucking Party this weekend, should be a hoot.… Continue reading Spork News

Honk! Fest West this Weekend

This weekend is Honk! Fest West, an convergence of street bands from all over North America. My band, Titanium Sporkestra, is playing at the following space time coordinates: Friday, 8:00pm in Georgetown at Airport Way @ 12th Ave S Saturday, 4:00pm at Gasworks Park Sunday, ~2:30pm at the EMP Sky Church Here are direct links… Continue reading Honk! Fest West this Weekend

Honk! needs your Help

Help bring cool street bands to Seattle! Honk Fest West will be coming to Seattle in about a month, and the organizers have launched a Kickstarter drive to raise funds to help cover costs and feed the bands while they are here. When I was in Austin last month for HonkTX, it was a real… Continue reading Honk! needs your Help

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Shipping up to Austin

Today I am leaving for Austin, TX to play with Titanium Sporkestra at Honk Fest TX. This was the first time that I have needed to ship my sousa on an airplane, so I spent the last few weeks building and perfecting a case for my sousaphone. I have always felt that the standard sousaphone… Continue reading Shipping up to Austin

Texas or Bust

My band Titanium Sporkestra is raising funds to get us to Austin, TX in March, and we have a Kickstarter page to help us raise funds to get there. We will be playing at Honk! Fest TX in Austin. The bag fees to ship a sousaphone are not trivial. The way Kickstarter works is you… Continue reading Texas or Bust