Biography

For years I've worked developing small websites and fixing computers. Now I work in retail in an effort to get more time to make one of my creative efforts do something. I dabble in writing (lyrics, screenplays, stories), I am slowly learning Final Cut Express video editing, and I enjoy making bits of music. My big goal is to get back to cartooning -- but that will likely take surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

I like nearly all music (barring most rap and country -- you'll find me picking up bluegrass or classic country rather than today's power country pop), so I won't list favorites, although I'll admit Prog Rock (from Pink Floyd to Genesis to Marillion and Porcupine Tree) will never be absent from my iPod.

Some of my old cartoons, before I had to stop drawing due to CTS, are available at my website: Off Balance Productions Maybe I'll get around to redesigning it some day. Ha!

My biggest music project of 2009 was the "Five by Seven" CD -- songs made from the poems a friend's father wrote for her mother. More about it can be found in my blog article here.

Music rss

Title Genre Released Plays
Another Setup View Setups Jul 13, 2012 534
My Latest Setup Setups Jul 13, 2012 489
The Dice Guys Theme Comedy Jan 29, 2012 1091
SD: Warp Funky (iPad GB) Pop Mar 31, 2011 903
Space Alien Brain Freeze Boogie Electronica May 25, 2010 1957
Sx7 - Colors of Life Collab Pop Dec 24, 2009 1624
Sx7 - Days of You Collab Folk Dec 24, 2009 1075
Sx7 - Movement of Time Collab Folk Dec 24, 2009 1071
Sx7 - Sands of Time Collab Rock Jun 29, 2009 1751
Sx7 - Between Time & Space is Forever Collab Folk May 28, 2009 1445
Space Alien Spaz Stomp Electronica Mar 7, 2009 1748
Doctor Who Jig Electronica Feb 1, 2009 1575
Gemini Breezes Electronica Sep 15, 2008 1599
What the Hell? Collab Rock Sep 13, 2008 1435
SD: On Again - Off Again Collab Rock Apr 15, 2007 1464
numbers Alternative Jul 22, 2006 2144
Off Balance Studios Setups May 26, 2006 2958
SD: Highway Bound Alternative Jan 28, 2006 1925
Walking on Air (video touchup) Collab Music Videos Jan 21, 2006 2093
Photogenic Memory (trial) Collab Alternative Jan 5, 2006 1782
War on Christmas Comedy Dec 24, 2005 2270
SD: Channelling Hornsby Rock Dec 20, 2005 1816
SD: Amblin' Folk Dec 20, 2005 1197
SD: Something in the Dark Electronica Dec 20, 2005 1420
SD: Drivin' Folk Dec 20, 2005 1448

Collaborations

Favorites

Title Artist Genre Plays
Without Me Baboon [+3] Rock 2004
The Day The Whole World Went Away (With Short Video) olympus Electronica 766
Sign of Love Baboon [+3] Rock 2412
the Banana Split Rock Shadownight5150 Rock 728
Microsoft iComp Acquisition Interview lummie Spoken Word 964
Lunch Tongue Homebrand Electronica 2733
Bond Is Gay.... Just for One Day AnEnglishState Pop 895
Creep (wRex) RubyDubidoux [+1] Pop 2253
Dark Walk davisamerica [+2] Other 2284
Electric Avenue (Eddie Grant cover) Citizencal2 Dance 2927
Godzilla (BOC Cover) Baboon Rock 2861
Alfonzo oakenbras Alternative 745
Everybodys Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey (Beatles Cover) Tony2008 Rock 1711
Shiver Joshua_Irwin Alternative 1184
Althea Apostrophe_X Rock 867
Did You Know It's Christmas? 8MonthMalfunction [+1] Holiday 1553
Veyron Joshua_Irwin Alternative 1057
This Is The End? Joshua_Irwin Alternative 1002
Aquamarine Tres Alternative 1028
Find the River Vixen [+1] Rock 1906
come sail away - styx cover that80sboy Pop 4529
062309 (Fudgie! or Tales of Whales) LittleBunnyRabbits Other 1030
The Car Tune Cartoon MIR [+1] Electronica 2925
Gently Humaniversally Folk 1396
Slaughterhouse! ChrisDay Rock 1038
You Are The Moon PerseusCluster Electronica 806
Alanis - hand in pocket randolf World 1976
Flame & Co JIG Dream_Nth Electronica 887
WTF.... No Techno? (Now with vox) DX_OF_TX [+1] Hip Hop/Rap 1264
inane lyrics [an original song] randolf Other 2149
the way you look at me j0j0 [+2] A Cappella 2465
Ex Astra Cuniculus -7- If I Had the Time Surak Metal 1258
Chaingang Blues pharmakeus Blues 1882
SAGO SISTERS Alternative 2832
The Seventh King and the Ghost Machine eurostrike Electronica 3277
9/11 PART 3 (anchormans´ last words) dr_elvis01 Alternative 1923
9/11 PART 2 (what is media?) dr_elvis01 Alternative 1678
9/11 PART 1 (9/11 and the mass media) dr_elvis01 Ambient 3420
why camrockb4 Electronica 809
Wallstreet Gangsta EvilFactman [+1] Alternative 4156
COMING BACK Barretok Rock 1826
The Lucid Dream Journey Vespertine Other 878
Fire quviq Dance 1075
Watch It Burn PinkFreud [+1] Rock 1708
Inn Haathon ki shubhamagarwal World 1278
Fantasy farfor44 [+2] Alternative 1607
Celebutard (the JM Remix) DaveM [+1] Rock 2311
After the Proximity (Intro) Everine House 1219
Silver Screen RedthruNthru Spoken Word 1710
Waiting for you to call DaveM [+2] Rock 4771
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Blog rss

NOT A Moderator Comment on a Certain Forum Thread October 5, 2011
This is my personal opinion and reason for waiting for a trial verdict before jumping to conclusions re: a certain thread in the forums.
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Five by Seven Project Finished December 24, 2009
Just in time for Christmas, I finished a collection of five songs made from a friend's father's poetry. Whew!
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The Samson C01U Mic -- Audio Fix? August 4, 2009
Short story: Get the SoftPre uninstaller and run it. Longer story -- click through...
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Movie Compression April 26, 2007
People ask about movie compression a lot. Usually they just need some quick tips to get something that is small enough to upload here (under the 20MB limit) but still looks nice. I've made some tips.
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It's about dang time! July 24, 2006
Three months to finish a song? Is it really that great?: And what's it all about anyway?
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