Category Archive: music

And A Very Merry {Odd} Christmas To You

I’ve never much liked traditional Christmas cards… nothing against shiny happy families, just not for me. So I had an idea while listening to Sufjan’s Xmas-Spirit Catcher waaaaayyy too early in the season. Like around… Continue reading

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a real vacation

i travel a lot.  but it would be a bit of a stretch to say that my traveling is “vacation”. it’s not that i don’t enjoy the destinations, or have real moments of… Continue reading

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somewhere in the middle of montana… err… wyoming

i’m tired of this dirty old city. entirely too much work and never enough play. and i’m tired of these dirty old sidewalks. think i’ll walk off my steady job today. turn me… Continue reading

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yann, not yanni

my favorite french musician, yann tiersen, came to dallas (of all places) a few weeks ago. he is best known for composing the amelie soundtrack, but his repertoire is comprehensive and complex. tiersen… Continue reading

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january fan, july flame

note:  i’m really excited about this post for a few reasons:  first, because i’ve been trying to finish it for a month, so it will be nice to have it done.  second, i… Continue reading

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sharing big bend

i’ve said it before; i don’t share my sacred places.  there are a select few places that i go multiple times a year to get away, clear my head, and recharge my batteries.… Continue reading

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like brothers on a hotel bed

wyoming is not a place i share with other people.  i do it alone.  that may sound like a prick thing to say, but it’s true. i go up there to experience solitude,… Continue reading

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bear encounter: proof

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high country avetts

one of our reasons for dropping by telluride last week was that the avett brothers were playing a free show in the mountain village on wednesday.  i’ve grown to really enjoy their music… Continue reading

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¡blind pilot!

on the drive up to telluride from vermejo last week, bd introduced me to the band blind pilot.  i was immediately drawn to their almost rain-like delicacy.  they are a very talented bunch… Continue reading

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july, july

july has started on a high note for me. i went to austin for the fourth, to spend time with my brother, sister, mom, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, my niece, and all three of my… Continue reading

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mountain revelation

hang my head low, so low… don’t see me only as i am, but see me how i long to be. how i long to be… shining like a flowering tree. hang my… Continue reading

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this day

san francisco is beautiful and filled with spirit as usual. i am overwhelmed with thoughts. and as i board my shuttle for napa, i am reminded of a simple song. it seems to… Continue reading

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flipnotics again

a mermaid saw a swimming lad, and picked him up for her own. pressed her body to his body, laughing, and plunging down, forgot in cruel happiness… that even lovers drown. It Ain’t… Continue reading

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la rade

as i sit silent, i reflect on my recent experiences in lebanon.  and though my thoughts remain dimmed and disoriented, in some sort of schizophrenic fervor, my senses heighten and align when yann… Continue reading

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we are the swarm

unfortunately, i wasn’t able to make it down to austin last week for sxsw.  however, all was not lost.  dallas reaps some of the benefits of south-by simply due to proximity.  so, when… Continue reading

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up on a mountain

here’s a quick preview of a new film i’ve been working on called the mountain.  just like the other short films, it’s basically just moving versions of my landscape/ nature imagery, put to… Continue reading

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flat people?

flat people is bob guittard.  bob guittard is my brother-in-law. a few weeks ago i was contacted by a photo editor to shoot a band in the area.  he said he liked my… Continue reading

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white rock lake

i shot a new film recently.  and though i am still learning adobe after effects and final cut pro, i can’t help but edit and put these things together to share with all… Continue reading

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snow day

i bought a new camera the other day.  it was a very exciting day, because along with shooting stills, it can capture 1080 hd video.   since i was little, i have wanted… Continue reading

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sister winter

i love winter. when i lived in wyoming, winter was considerably more “involved” than it is in texas. but the fact remains; winter is the season of death.  no matter where you live.… Continue reading

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