It’s a weird feeling knowing your childhood house was demolished. I haven’t lived there since graduating high school, and my parents moved out long ago, but it was the closest thing we had to a family institution. It was a little white house that sat right off the highway eight miles west of Dripping Springs in the “sneeze and you might might miss it” town of Henly, Texas.
Update! Just a shade under a year since the last one, too. Here’s a booklet I worked on for the DIY Musician Conference last weekend that I thought turned out nice. Nobody from AudioTheme made it to Chicago for the conference, but we did send a thousand of these little guys in our stead.
Jay was playing a Game Boy on the couch in his mom’s apartment the first time we met. I walked in, he greeted me by name and continued whatever game he was engrossed in at the time. He was seven, but acted like he had known me his entire life. […]
This is a touching short film about the winding relationship of a father and son, the passing of time, and connecting with things that matter.
We released a new theme over at AudioTheme today. It’s similar to our Promenade theme, except with darker attributes and a full screen background image. Check it out and let us know what you think.
We released our latest WordPress theme today; we’re calling it Huesos, Spanish for “bones.” I wrote a little bit about the philosophy behind the design and its name over at AudioTheme: Why bones? Normally, we don’t think about bones until one malfunctions, but they provide the structure to these highly evolved vessels we call bodies. […]
Below are a couple of mockups I put together for a redesign of the online roots music publication Engine 145. My pal Juli Thanki — Engine 145 owner, editor, and all around badass — recently made it to the big leagues and accepted a position with The Tennessean, effectively putting an end to Engine 145. […]
I’m not sure the experience of deer camp could ever be completely communicated, but “Welcome to Deer Camp” by Rick Bass is one of the better attempts. Though the landmarks are different and the people go by other names, it is easy to recognize the similarities between his camp and my camp, and I assume […]
Me: What’s your daddy’s last name? Her: I dunno. Me: What’s your last name? Her: [says her full name] Me: Where do you think you got your last name? Her: At Kohls.