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I want my art to be part of your story.

An Old Session

I discovered that an administrative error had caused The Diary’s site to go down. I was able to recover it, and in doing so I updated a few little things. But The real gem was listening to this particular ‘session’ that I put together one evening. My favorite section is when the phone rings, and…

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David Bowie 1947– 2016

​ In the wake of learning about Bowie’s death, one of two things compel me to write. One was how amazing the film Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars was. I actually watched it on his birthday on Friday night with my love. I found myself so enthralled by the sound and the performance,…

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18 Questions | Michael Espinosa

1. If you were John, and I was Paul, what Beatle’s song do you wish you had written? Claude: I would have loved to have written A Day In The Life because it is simply immense in its scope. And each of them got their part, allowing you to see the distinct personalities in the…

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Forgiveness

I had a very distorted view of forgiveness when I was younger. I used to think that forgiving someone was to show a weakness, and that the best way to let that person know you were hurt was to give them disdain, anger, etc. Well. The truth is that such behavior never actually solves anything,…

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Olde Musica

This is old music for listening to on a dark summer night. For some, this music represents old things. They don’t realize the beauty of what dancing close with someone really means under the rain, as the darkness is illuminated by moonlight…  

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Almost

Going to rest up.. tomorrow I finish the assembly of the digital masters. I learned how to author DDP files today. No more Master CDs for the plant. I will retire my CD Burner for sure now. Which begs the question, do CDs matter anymore? For me, I will say yes, and soon enough you…

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Cover Work

The cover of the album is not going to come as easy as the interior pages, but that’s due to the idea that the paintings also be part of the story. although the booklet will contain mostly the paintings, I also want to feature them on the album cover. This will involve a trip back…

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