New music weekend

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New music now available from the Valentines Day show at Bobby T’s with Trevor Burgess. Enter: The Wind has been available for some time, but today I’ve posted the rest of the originals from the show. They’re listed in the order they were played. Archipelago Fence Post Singularity What’s Wrong With Me Enter: The Wind […]

Shows this weekend

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We’ve got some exciting shows on the books, including two this weekend. You won’t want to miss them, as I’ll be breaking out a brand new song called “Enter: the Wind”. We’ll be posting the lyrics on the site in the songs section after this weekend, along with some recordings of it. We’re going to […]

Walking Douglass

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I bought a guitar amplifier today. It’s a little Vox practice amp. I realized that I never, ever perform without running the amp through a microphone and, indeed, spend most of the time trying to figure out how to keep the performers on stage – including myself – from hearing the amp rather than the […]

New comments system

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I’m finally installing the Disqus comments system on the site tonight, and it may be a a short while before the comments are processed and put back. Don’t worry, I didn’t delete anything. I’m winding down after a long auction tonight and one hell of a past few months. Developer sprints are tough when you’re […]

New music for December

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Hot from the oven, here are 9 tracks from a live recording made at the Plum Thicket in Kiowa, Kansas, on 25 October 2008. The Aaron Traffas Band was Aaron, Mason Powell, Chris Goering and Lucas Maddy. You can hear Lucas singing his song, Bottles of Bud. Aaron Traffas Band – Mirror – 25 October […]

Two videos from Oktoberfest in Aggieville

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These links are also available on the videos page. I’ll have some songs up on the downloads page up soon. Singularity, live, Last Chance Saloon, Manhattan, Kansas, 18 October 2008 [youtube][/youtube] Getting Over You Again, live, Last Chance Saloon, Manhattan, Kansas, 18 October 2008 [youtube][/youtube]


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I’m sitting in the Phoggy Dog in Lawrence listening to my friend Blaine Younger play. I’m beginning to realize that Blaine and I have very different approaches to playing. Blaine has fun. You can see it in his performance and the kind of songs he plays. The crowd responds well. I have fun by not […]

New shows section

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We had a great show at Bobby T’s on Friday. Thanks so much to everyone who tuned in to the broadcast. Thanks to Ty and Rob, our friends from San Francisco, who called in with credit cards to buy us rounds of drinks from several states away. Thus ends the three-day weekend of relaxation. Today […]


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