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July 11, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 -- [10:21]
Decanted Youth - 2 - Trees and Mold -- [10:12]
Decanted Youth - 3 -- [8:51]
Decanted Youth - 4 -- [5:35]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Legacy (mix) Light Creeps -- [11:16]
Decanted Youth - 6 -- [2:56]
Decanted Youth - 7 -- [10:29]
Decanted Youth - 8 -- [12:12]
Decanted Youth - 9 -- [6:24]
Decanted Youth - 10 -- [23:52]


July 8, 2019
macOS screen updating, part III: 2019

Five years ago, in the year of our lord 2014, I wrote about the difficulties of drawing bitmapped graphics to screen in macOS, and I revisited that issue again in the winter of 2017.

Now, I bring you what is hopefully the final installment (posted here for usefulness to the internet-at-large).

To recap: drawing bitmapped graphics to screen was relatively fast in macOS 10.6 using the obvious APIs (CoreGraphics/Quartz/etc), and when drawing to non-retina, normal displays in newer macOS versions. Drawing bitmapped graphics to (the now dominating) Retina displays, however, got slow. In the case of a Retina Macbook Pro, it was a little slow. The 5k iMacs display updates are excruciatingly slow when using the classic APIs (due to high pixel count, and expensive conversion to 30-bit colors which these displays support).

The first thing I looked at was the wantsLayer attribute of NSView:

  • If you use "mynsview.wantsLayer = YES", things get better. On normal displays, slightly, on a Retina Macbook Pro's display, quite a bit better. On a 5k iMac's display, maybe slightly better. Not much.
  • Using the wantsLayer attribute seems to be supported on 10.6-current.
  • For views that use layers, you can no longer [NSView lockFocus] the view and draw into it out of a paint cycle (which makes sense), which prevents us from implementing GetDC()/ReleaseDC() emulation.

After seeing that enabling layers wasn't going to help the 5k iMacs (the ones that needed help the most!), I looked into Metal, which is supported on 10.11+ (provided you have sufficient GPU, which it turns out not all macs that 10.11 supports do). After a few hours of cutting and pasting example code in different combinations and making a huge mess, I did manage to get it to work. I made a very hackish build of the LICE test app, and had some people (who actually have 5k iMacs) test the performance, to see if would improve things.

It did (substantially), so it was followed by a longer process of polishing the mess of a turd into something usable, which is not interesting, though I should note:
  • If you want to update the entire view every time, you can configure a CAMetalLayer properly and just shove your bits into the CAMetalLayer's texture and tell it to present and avoid having to create another texture and a render pipeline and all of that nonsense.
  • If you want to do partial window updates (partial-invalidates, or a GetDC()-like draw), then you have to create a whole render pipeline, a texture, compile shaders, blah blah blah ugh.
  • There's a bunch more work that needs to get done to make it all work (and adapt to changing GPUs, blah blah blah)...
This stuff is now in the "metal" branch of swell in WDL, and will go to master when it makes sense. This is what is in the latest +dev REAPER builds, and it will end up in 6.0. I'm waiting for it to completely bite me in the ass (little things do keep coming up, hopefully they will be minor).

As one final note, I'd just like to admonish Apple for not doing a reasonable implementation of all of this inside CoreGraphics. The fact that you can't update the 5k iMac's screen via traditional APIs at an even-halfway-decent rate is really stupid.

P.S. It does seem if you want to have your application support Dark Mode, you can't use [NSView lockFocus] anymore either, so if you wish to draw-out-of-context, you'll have to use Metal...

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July 8, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - Supposed to Be -- [8:14]
Decanted Youth - 2 - (Vaguely Instrumental) Legacy -- [16:11]
Decanted Youth - 3 - (Vaguely) Round and Round -- [5:15]
Decanted Youth - 4 - The Squeeze -- [6:31]
Decanted Youth - 5 -- [3:16]
Decanted Youth - 6 - (mini cover medley) -- [10:03]
Decanted Youth - 7 -- [9:15]
Decanted Youth - 8 -- [8:26]
Decanted Youth - 9 - Trees and Mold -- [9:37]
Decanted Youth - 10 -- [4:53]
Decanted Youth - 11 -- [9:05]
Decanted Youth - 12 -- [7:02]


July 5, 2019
Music
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 - Trees and Mold -- [5:23]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 - Private Life -- [8:20]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - The River -- [6:04]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 -- [3:30]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 -- [4:08]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 -- [3:30]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 - Dogs Will Rule the World -- [4:54]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 - May 29 Track 6 -- [5:47]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 9 - (Almost) Charlie -- [8:32]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 10 -- [5:49]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 11 - Hindenburg (Long) -- [14:12]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 12 - (Almost) Las Vegas -- [6:26]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 13 -- [6:33]


July 2, 2019
Music
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 -- [4:08]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 -- [12:08]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - The River -- [7:05]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 -- [9:06]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 -- [10:50]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - (interlude) -- [1:05]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 -- [11:32]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 -- [7:56]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 9 - Las Vegas -- [4:39]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 10 -- [12:25]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 11 -- [5:49]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 12 -- [6:47]


June 27, 2019
Music
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 -- [10:22]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 - Private Life -- [8:14]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - May 29 Track 6 -- [5:15]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 -- [12:15]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 -- [13:15]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - The River -- [7:32]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 -- [7:35]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 -- [5:49]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 9 - Come Back Home -- [8:55]


June 26, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - Intro / Castles -- [16:17]
Decanted Youth - 2 -- [7:11]
Decanted Youth - 3 -- [16:56]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Put Behind Me -- [12:15]
Decanted Youth - 5 -- [4:48]
Decanted Youth - 6 -- [38:36]
Decanted Youth - 7 - Round and Round -- [20:11]
it has been stronger


June 23, 2019
two shows in one night at Rocky Sullivan's

Decanted Youth played a little after 9pm:


And then we grew into Yes, Exactly, Yes! at around 10:30:


(Thank you Red Hook Roxx!)

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June 21, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 1 - What If We All Just Disappeared -- [9:13]
Decanted Youth_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 2 - Sandman -- [3:59]
Decanted Youth_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 3 - Insecurity -- [3:33]
Decanted Youth_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 4 - Legacy -- [5:25]
Decanted Youth_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 5 - The Squeeze -- [4:33]
Decanted Youth_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 6 - Reflections -- [7:28]
Decanted Youth_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 7 - Major Major Major -- [3:20]
Decanted Youth_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 8 - Light Creeps -- [6:41]
Decanted Youth_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 9 - Storms -- [4:21]
Yes, Exactly, Yes!_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 1 - Opening -- [6:56]
Yes, Exactly, Yes!_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 2 - Dogs Will Rule the World -- [6:11]
Yes, Exactly, Yes!_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 3 - People Get Ready -- [6:15]
Yes, Exactly, Yes!_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 4 - Hindenburg -- [5:45]
Yes, Exactly, Yes!_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 5 - The River -- [5:40]
Yes, Exactly, Yes!_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 6 - Private Life -- [5:30]
Yes, Exactly, Yes!_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 7 - Charlie -- [5:33]
Yes, Exactly, Yes!_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 8 - May 29 Track 6 -- [5:45]
Yes, Exactly, Yes!_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 9 - Stand-in (Yes Exactly) -- [6:51]
Yes, Exactly, Yes!_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 10 - Las Vegas -- [5:12]
Yes, Exactly, Yes!_live_at_rocky_sullivans - 11 - Meat Pies (I Was Told) -- [3:29]


June 20, 2019
Music
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 - May 29 2019 Track 6 -- [6:44]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 - The River -- [5:34]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - Private Life -- [6:20]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 - Dogs Will Rule the World -- [5:42]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 - (Splashdown) -- [4:39]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - Las Vegas -- [4:52]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 - People Get Ready -- [4:32]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 - Standing Orders -- [6:38]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 9 - Hindenburg -- [5:15]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 10 - Charlie -- [6:24]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 11 - In the Dark Regarding the DR -- [7:10]


June 19, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - Not the Candy Bandit (Bob) -- [4:55]
Decanted Youth - 2 - Train of Thought -- [8:00]
Decanted Youth - 3 - Ending with Water on the Floor -- [4:08]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Alone in Space -- [11:47]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Kerosene -- [6:05]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Intro to Light Creeps -- [4:34]
Decanted Youth - 7 - Light Creeps -- [8:12]
Decanted Youth - 8 - Light Creeps (reprise) -- [4:46]
Decanted Youth - 9 - Speak the Language -- [11:02]
Decanted Youth - 10 - Where Do You Go? -- [2:45]
Decanted Youth - 11 - Where Do You Go? (reprise) -- [7:39]
Decanted Youth - 12 - Don't Panic -- [10:14]


June 17, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - (intro) -- [13:23]
Decanted Youth - 2 - What If We All Just Disappeared -- [10:45]
Decanted Youth - 3 - Sandman -- [6:09]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Insecurity -- [5:01]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Reflections -- [6:18]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Major Major Major -- [3:15]
Decanted Youth - 7 - Legacy -- [14:16]
Decanted Youth - 8 - What If We All Just Disappeared (reprise) -- [13:21]
Decanted Youth - 9 - The Squeeze -- [5:15]
Decanted Youth - 10 - Light Creeps -- [9:31]


June 16, 2019
Music
in absentia


June 11, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - Intro / Storms (Slight) -- [10:29]
Decanted Youth - 2 - Round and Round -- [10:17]
Decanted Youth - 3 - Nonsense / Reflections -- [15:47]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Sandman (Lounge) -- [3:08]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Sandman -- [2:57]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Sandman (Alt) -- [3:29]
Decanted Youth - 7 - The Squeeze -- [6:19]
Decanted Youth - 8 - ? / Sandman (The Fourth) -- [13:03]
Decanted Youth - 9 - Return from the Beach -- [2:52]
Decanted Youth - 10 -- [12:40]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 -- [15:08]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 -- [9:08]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 -- [11:22]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 - The River -- [7:12]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 -- [10:19]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - Charlie -- [8:30]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 - People Get Ready -- [6:45]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 - Las Vegas -- [3:53]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 9 - Las Vegas (Reprise) -- [4:35]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 10 - Hindenburg -- [5:57]


May 30, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 -- [9:51]
Decanted Youth - 2 - Major Major Major -- [3:26]
Decanted Youth - 3 - The Squeeze -- [4:33]
Decanted Youth - 4 -- [9:21]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Exactitude / Light Creeps -- [24:50]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Little Pieces -- [10:51]
Decanted Youth - 7 -- [10:26]
Decanted Youth - 8 - Round and Round -- [10:06]
Decanted Youth - 9 - Prelude to Disappear -- [7:46]


May 29, 2019
Music
andy_stephanie_john - 1 -- [4:26]
andy_stephanie_john - 2 -- [10:31]
andy_stephanie_john - 3 -- [3:16]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 -- [10:09]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 - Splashdown on Unknown Planet -- [18:39]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 -- [5:59]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 - The River -- [6:09]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 - The River (in the Rain) -- [5:50]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 -- [8:36]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 -- [10:00]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 -- [11:04]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 9 -- [5:36]


May 27, 2019
Music
long neglectful soul
Not Vampires - 1 -- [4:28]
Not Vampires - 2 -- [3:15]
Not Vampires - 3 -- [7:11]
Not Vampires - 4 -- [8:25]
Not Vampires - 5 -- [12:17]
Not Vampires - 6 -- [5:00]
Not Vampires - 7 -- [4:38]
Not Vampires - 8 -- [2:34]
Not Vampires - 9 -- [3:20]
Not Vampires - 10 -- [6:09]
Not Vampires - 11 -- [4:17]
Not Vampires - 12 -- [2:40]
Not Vampires - 13 -- [5:17]
Not Vampires - 14 -- [16:22]
Not Vampires - 15 -- [13:40]


May 23, 2019
Music
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 -- [10:09]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 -- [20:17]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - The River -- [7:39]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 -- [12:16]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 - Hindenburg -- [11:32]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - Wandering in the Desert / Las Vegas -- [12:05]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 -- [7:00]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 -- [9:56]


May 21, 2019
Copenhagen Marathon

This was the second marathon road course I've run (after NY) -- while the course was nearly flat, it was challenging because of:

  • Lots of people going through many narrow sections,
  • Curbs you could step off of wrong if you were not watching your feet (I partially rolled my left ankle in the first mile, rude awakening. Felt it for the next 10 or so)
  • The warm weather (mid 60s and sunny, the sections in the shade were pretty pleasant but in the sun you cooked!)
I wasn't prepared for this race in general (signed up for it a week or so ago), and wasn't optimistic about even finishing (the last month had seen no runs over about 5 miles). I positioned myself between the 3:40 and 3:50 pace group balloons, figuring I'd start by running 9s.

For the first half (and after my ankle rollover especially) I just hung out with the majority of the runners I was near, running 9s as planned. I didn't see too much passing, but maybe it was subtle? The first half went in just about 2 hours, and a bit after I stopped to stretch a little, massage my right calf (which had been getting tight on longer runs causing tendonitis in my ankle, which is why I hadn't done any long runs in ages), and my left ankle seemed to be fine, so I kept on. Around mile 20 I realized that a) I was going to finish, and b) I was actually feeling pretty good considering (my HR had been 130-140 or so the whole time), so I decided I'd run some 8s when the crowded course allowed and get some of those newfangled negative splits, which was successful.

Other notes:

  • Seeing Al and friends on the course was awesome.
  • Swimming in the harbor after was incredibly cold and perfect and 10/10 would do again.
  • Aid stations have signs ahead of them that say "OPEN BAR 100 meters ahead" which I find hilarious.
  • Aid stations use a ton of plastic cups.
  • I carried a backpack with me which turned out to be handy (extra water, ended up having a liter or so -- the aid stations were few and far between and as a result crowded and difficult.. but even if I stopped and had 2 waters + 1 energy drink at each, I would've still finished very dehydrated).
  • If you (like me) are not too familiar with Copenhagen, you don't really notice the loop in the course, because by the time the second time comes around you're in full "make this shit happen" mode.
  • The dry-bag backpack that they gave everybody is a fantastic perk, especially given how affordable this race is (compared to NY at least!).
  • Copenhagen is really lovely. <3

Video from my sunglasses:

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May 14, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 -- [7:35]
Decanted Youth - 2 -- [5:15]
Decanted Youth - 3 -- [5:30]
Decanted Youth - 4 -- [4:17]
Decanted Youth - 5 -- [8:53]
Decanted Youth - 6 -- [9:27]
Decanted Youth - 7 -- [13:09]
Decanted Youth - 8 -- [6:39]
Decanted Youth - 9 -- [15:38]
Decanted Youth - 10 -- [20:12]
Decanted Youth - 11 -- [10:04]
Decanted Youth - 12 -- [7:55]
Decanted Youth - 13 -- [8:09]
Decanted Youth - 14 -- [6:08]


May 13, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 -- [18:46]
Decanted Youth - 2 -- [5:28]
Decanted Youth - 3 -- [7:30]
Decanted Youth - 4 -- [6:20]
Decanted Youth - 5 -- [3:13]
Decanted Youth - 6 -- [6:42]
Decanted Youth - 7 -- [12:10]
Decanted Youth - 8 -- [15:55]
Decanted Youth - 9 -- [7:03]
Decanted Youth - 10 -- [8:20]
Decanted Youth - 11 -- [18:29]


May 11, 2019
Music
Yes, Exactly, Yes! (with Daniel Carter and Mark Hennen) - 1 - (Intro) -- [4:42]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! (with Daniel Carter and Mark Hennen) - 2 - The River -- [5:27]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! (with Daniel Carter and Mark Hennen) - 3 - Private Life -- [7:58]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! (with Daniel Carter and Mark Hennen) - 4 - Las Vegas -- [7:34]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! (with Daniel Carter and Mark Hennen) - 5 - Hindenburg -- [7:15]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! (with Daniel Carter and Mark Hennen) - 6 - (Unclear) -- [8:38]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! (with Daniel Carter and Mark Hennen) - 7 - What If We All Just Disappeared -- [9:18]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! (with Daniel Carter and Mark Hennen) - 8 - Round and Round -- [5:43]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! (with Daniel Carter and Mark Hennen) - 9 - The Squeeze -- [5:06]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! (with Daniel Carter and Mark Hennen) - 10 - Insecurity -- [6:32]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! (with Daniel Carter and Mark Hennen) - 11 - Sandman -- [5:46]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! (with Daniel Carter and Mark Hennen) - 12 - Song for Andre -- [9:00]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! (with Daniel Carter and Mark Hennen) - 13 - (Second Coming) -- [10:07]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! (with Daniel Carter and Mark Hennen) - 14 - Major Major Major -- [4:05]


May 10, 2019
(temporary) band logo, watercolor pencils



(for notvampires.com. spent more time playing with it in gimp than actually drawing it)



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May 9, 2019
Music
Not Vampires - 1 - Tactical Errors Made by the North / Free Tour -- [13:33]
Not Vampires - 2 -- [6:52]
Not Vampires - 3 - Stop and Think -- [8:12]
Not Vampires - 4 -- [5:42]
Not Vampires - 5 - The River -- [8:55]
Not Vampires - 6 -- [7:32]
Not Vampires - 7 -- [2:31]
Not Vampires - 8 - Please Refrain from Using Your Nonlethal Weapon on My Person, My Good Brother / Finders Keepers -- [6:07]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 - Intro A / How You Lost Me -- [17:14]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 - Las Vegas -- [6:45]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - Interactive Audience / Hindenburg -- [10:59]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 - The River -- [5:59]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 - Private Life -- [7:12]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - Eyes Open -- [6:57]


May 3, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - The Lies Are Thick -- [9:53]
Decanted Youth - 2 - Electric Birds -- [3:56]
Decanted Youth - 3 - Through Your Disguise -- [5:21]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Junk Mail -- [3:56]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Intro / Major Major Major (Extended) -- [12:40]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Pathways / Storms / Castle -- [17:57]
Decanted Youth - 7 - Headless Chicken Mind Control -- [9:13]
Decanted Youth - 8 - Meant to Be, Maybe? -- [6:46]
Decanted Youth - 9 - Sandman (Evolves) -- [5:39]


May 2, 2019
Music
andy_andre_sarai_newton - 1 - Puddle Sit / The Squeeze / Impeachment Alternatives -- [13:20]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 - (Interlude) -- [4:11]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - In Front (Take II) -- [13:57]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 - Las Vegas -- [5:36]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 - Sum of Component Parts -- [10:41]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - Las Vegas (Reprise) -- [3:42]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 - (Interlude Awaiting Newton) -- [4:12]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 - Mr. Tenor -- [15:37]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 9 - The River -- [7:23]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 10 - Private Life -- [10:14]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 11 - Lost Song -- [5:30]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 12 - Roundabout Way to Reflections -- [13:17]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 13 - Crystal Life -- [11:12]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 14 - Hindenburg -- [7:49]


April 30, 2019
Music
andy_cory - 1 - Untitled 1 -- [5:55]
andy_cory - 2 - Charlie -- [5:33]
andy_cory - 3 - Avenue Always -- [5:51]
andy_cory - 4 - One Note Revolution / Untitled 1 (Reprise) -- [9:05]
andy_cory - 5 - Untitled 1 (Re-reprise) -- [3:24]
andy_cory - 6 - Captain Dan -- [2:30]
andy_cory - 7 - People Get Ready -- [5:01]
andy_cory - 8 -- [6:39]
andy_cory - 9 - Johanna -- [2:52]
andy_cory - 10 -- [5:03]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 - In Front -- [11:44]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 - Las Vegas (Instrumental) -- [6:46]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - Las Vegas (Instrumental Reprise) -- [4:46]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 - Private Life -- [7:57]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 - The River -- [7:03]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - The River (Short and slow) -- [5:08]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 - Las Vegas -- [4:55]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 - The Tail -- [6:53]


April 27, 2019
Music
jbm - 1 -- [12:06]
jbm - 2 -- [6:01]
jbm - 3 -- [13:59]
jbm - 4 -- [12:59]
jbm - 5 -- [8:55]
jbm - 6 -- [5:39]
jbm - 7 -- [4:58]


April 26, 2019
Music
Not Vampires - 1 - Underground Intubation -- [6:19]
Not Vampires - 2 - Major Major Major / Related to Smokey Eyes -- [10:33]
Not Vampires - 3 - Recurring Dream -- [6:56]
Not Vampires - 4 - Under the Stars by the Road -- [7:47]
Not Vampires - 5 - Jokes Should Be Funny -- [7:01]
Not Vampires - 6 -- [4:02]
Not Vampires - 7 - Into the Woodwork -- [5:00]
Not Vampires - 8 - Las Vegas -- [12:11]


April 24, 2019
Music
andre_andy - 1 - Jane Says / Other Nonsense -- [5:55]
andre_andy - 2 - Pointless Travel Song -- [4:48]
andre_andy - 3 - Every Rose Has Its Thorn -- [2:43]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 - Prelude to the River (Dub?) -- [9:41]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 - Dogs Will Rule the World -- [9:35]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - The River -- [5:44]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 - Private Life -- [7:17]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 - Private Life (reprise) -- [6:02]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 9 - Las Vegas -- [4:47]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 10 - Las Vegas (reprise) -- [4:20]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 11 -- [8:11]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 12 - Hindenburg -- [8:51]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 13 - (Interlude 7) -- [5:11]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 14 - Home -- [3:55]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 15 - Untitled 1 (edit) -- [6:13]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 16 - People Get Ready -- [4:28]


April 23, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - Fish Intoxication -- [7:11]
Decanted Youth - 2 - Sandman / Light Creeps -- [18:57]
Decanted Youth - 3 - Kerosene -- [3:56]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Round and Round -- [10:53]
Decanted Youth - 5 - The Squeeze -- [5:32]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Brad Pitts (Maybe?) -- [4:45]
Decanted Youth - 7 - Brad Pitts (Bonus Beat) -- [14:35]
Decanted Youth - 8 - Elsewell -- [12:07]
Decanted Youth - 9 - Mussel Muscle -- [5:08]
Decanted Youth - 10 -- [7:41]
Decanted Youth - 11 - Las Vegas -- [4:34]
Decanted Youth - 12 -- [11:08]
Decanted Youth - 13 - Spanish Ramblings -- [3:06]
Decanted Youth - 14 - Legacy (Preprise) -- [7:06]
Decanted Youth - 15 - Legacy (Extended) -- [12:56]


April 18, 2019
Music
Not Vampires - 1 - Dog and Pony Show -- [9:15]
Not Vampires - 2 - Las Vegas (I) -- [9:44]
Not Vampires - 3 - The Squeeze -- [6:08]
Not Vampires - 4 -- [6:56]
Not Vampires - 5 - Kerosene -- [3:57]
Not Vampires - 6 - Major Major Major -- [3:07]
Not Vampires - 7 - Las Vegas (II) -- [4:24]
Not Vampires - 8 - Las Vegas (III) -- [6:52]
Not Vampires - 9 - - -- [8:38]
Not Vampires - 10 - Point of No Return -- [8:33]
Not Vampires - 11 -- [4:07]
Not Vampires - 12 - Bass Envy -- [8:13]


April 16, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - Intro / Insecurity -- [15:38]
Decanted Youth - 2 - Sandman (Lounge Version) -- [9:00]
Decanted Youth - 3 - Brad Pitts -- [12:00]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Spring -- [5:42]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Round and Round -- [22:18]
Decanted Youth - 6 -- [11:59]
Decanted Youth - 7 - Slow Authorship Means Doubts Are Heavy -- [19:03]
Decanted Youth - 8 -- [2:48]
Decanted Youth - 9 - Las Vegas (Maybe) -- [2:31]
Decanted Youth - 10 - Las Vegas -- [7:16]


April 13, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - Intro / What If We All Just Disappeared -- [25:04]
Decanted Youth - 2 - Round and Round -- [17:19]
Decanted Youth - 3 - Las Vegas -- [4:54]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Las Vegas (Reprise) / The Squeeze -- [9:05]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Insecurity (Not Now) / Reflections -- [17:10]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Reflections (Reprise) -- [8:39]
Decanted Youth - 7 - Re-reflections -- [9:22]
Decanted Youth - 8 -- [13:42]


April 11, 2019
Music
do not test it
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 -- [9:37]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 - The Sugar Foot Stomp -- [15:48]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - The River -- [6:33]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 - Las Vegas -- [3:54]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 - Las Vegas (Tear It Down) -- [5:01]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - Boom Boom Strut -- [5:51]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 - Slow Drive (Down the Dusty Road) -- [6:16]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 -- [3:27]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 9 - People Get Ready (Old Man and the C) -- [3:32]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 10 - Home (Old Man and the C) -- [4:02]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 11 - Hindenburg -- [13:36]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 12 - Charlie (Old Man and the C) -- [3:15]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 13 - Channel 70 -- [6:34]


April 7, 2019
The Old Man and the C (Live at Rockwood)

(youtube link)

Audio (edited) - The Old Man and the C Live at Rockwood April 6 2019

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April 6, 2019
dove studies (latent)



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April 5, 2019
Music
Not Vampires - 1 -- [6:14]
Not Vampires - 2 -- [4:44]
Not Vampires - 3 -- [5:36]
Not Vampires - 4 -- [7:56]
Not Vampires - 5 -- [7:05]
Not Vampires - 6 -- [4:23]
Not Vampires - 7 -- [3:41]
Not Vampires - 8 -- [5:41]
Not Vampires - 9 -- [2:42]
Not Vampires - 10 -- [5:01]
Not Vampires - 11 -- [3:03]
Not Vampires - 12 -- [2:37]
Not Vampires - 13 -- [6:02]
Not Vampires - 14 -- [5:25]
Not Vampires - 15 -- [3:29]
Not Vampires - 16 -- [4:27]
Not Vampires - 17 -- [6:35]
Not Vampires - 18 -- [6:18]


April 2, 2019
Music
old man and the C rehearsal with andre and andy and cory and anette
yesterday it would have been a joke


March 28, 2019
Music
i once could spell
stupidity is around me


March 27, 2019
Music
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 - Charlie (Old Man Cover) -- [7:16]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 - Hindenburg -- [13:06]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - The River -- [9:58]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 - Las Vegas -- [6:58]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 - Private Life -- [9:08]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 -- [7:08]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 -- [8:18]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 - Charlie (Old Man Reprise) -- [8:20]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 9 -- [9:09]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 10 -- [14:37]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 11 -- [9:08]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 12 -- [4:22]


March 25, 2019
Music
old man and the C rehearsal with anette and cory and andre and andy
Decanted Youth - 1 - Under the Rock -- [13:10]
Decanted Youth - 2 - Loose Seven / Light Creeps -- [17:57]
Decanted Youth - 3 - Spring -- [7:39]
Decanted Youth - 4 - (interlude) -- [2:59]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Even There -- [15:02]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Driving Out the Mind -- [12:48]
Decanted Youth - 7 -- [15:05]
Decanted Youth - 8 - Conflicting Directions / The Squeeze / Sandman -- [22:47]


March 22, 2019
Music
Not Vampires - 1 -- [2:54]
Not Vampires - 2 -- [2:37]
Not Vampires - 3 -- [8:39]
Not Vampires - 4 -- [7:37]
Not Vampires - 5 -- [4:23]
Not Vampires - 6 -- [5:01]
Not Vampires - 7 -- [9:24]
Not Vampires - 8 -- [3:58]
Not Vampires - 9 -- [6:31]
Not Vampires - 10 -- [6:51]
Not Vampires - 11 -- [8:14]
Not Vampires - 12 -- [2:56]
Not Vampires - 13 -- [4:04]
Not Vampires - 14 -- [16:09]


March 20, 2019
dove studies



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March 20, 2019
dove studies



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March 20, 2019
Music
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 -- [6:06]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 - Las Vegas (Instrumental) -- [8:05]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - Las Vegas (Early) -- [7:12]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 - The River -- [7:07]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 - The River (again) -- [6:51]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - Hindenburg -- [10:49]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 - Private Life (revisiting experimentally) -- [11:40]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 -- [14:59]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 9 -- [15:37]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 10 -- [13:57]


March 18, 2019
Music
old man and the C rehearsal with anette and andy and cory


March 16, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 -- [16:10]
Decanted Youth - 2 -- [3:10]
Decanted Youth - 3 -- [6:04]
Decanted Youth - 4 - There's a Dream I Have / But I Can’t Tell If I Want You There -- [17:54]
Decanted Youth - 5 - An Elaborate Scheme of Bear Defense -- [12:40]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Major Major Major (Extra Slow) -- [11:53]
Decanted Youth - 7 - Hazardous Sixes, Sevens, and Eights -- [3:46]
Decanted Youth - 8 - Cold Fire and Burlap -- [11:05]
Decanted Youth - 9 -- [9:17]
Decanted Youth - 10 -- [13:56]


March 14, 2019
Music
freeform jam with andre and and and kids
Decanted Youth - 1 -- [14:15]
Decanted Youth - 2 -- [16:37]
Decanted Youth - 3 -- [26:00]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Imitation Crab -- [6:01]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Spring -- [5:58]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Last Light / Billionaire Rules -- [20:29]
Decanted Youth - 7 - Legacy (Prelude) -- [10:21]
Decanted Youth - 8 - Legacy / Major Major Major -- [15:17]
Decanted Youth - 9 -- [4:51]
Decanted Youth - 10 - The Squeeze -- [4:52]


March 10, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 -- [9:36]
Decanted Youth - 2 - What If We All Just Disappeared -- [13:13]
Decanted Youth - 3 - The Squeeze -- [5:20]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Reflections / Insecurity / Not Now -- [13:28]
Decanted Youth - 5 - It Started with a Tambourine -- [5:28]
Decanted Youth - 6 -- [3:00]
Decanted Youth - 7 - Legacy -- [8:50]
Decanted Youth - 8 - Warmth -- [9:09]
Decanted Youth - 9 -- [9:03]
Decanted Youth - 10 -- [14:27]
Decanted Youth - 11 -- [9:38]
Decanted Youth - 12 -- [9:48]


March 8, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 -- [11:21]
Decanted Youth - 2 -- [10:37]
Decanted Youth - 3 -- [10:13]
Decanted Youth - 4 -- [15:55]
Decanted Youth - 5 -- [9:43]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Legacy -- [13:59]
Decanted Youth - 7 -- [12:38]
Decanted Youth - 8 -- [5:53]
Decanted Youth - 9 - The Squeeze (Two Thirds Present) -- [4:23]
Decanted Youth - 10 - Kerosene (Two Thirds Present) -- [3:39]
Decanted Youth - 11 - Major Major Major (Two Thirds Present) -- [3:05]
Decanted Youth - 12 -- [3:39]
Decanted Youth - 13 -- [6:31]


March 6, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - Major Major Major (Extra Extended Intro) -- [18:09]
Decanted Youth - 2 -- [11:54]
Decanted Youth - 3 -- [10:33]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Sandman (Eternal Edition) -- [14:41]
Decanted Youth - 5 -- [16:12]
Decanted Youth - 6 -- [26:48]
Decanted Youth - 7 -- [8:50]


February 26, 2019
Music
Not Vampires - 1 -- [8:41]
Not Vampires - 2 -- [5:24]
Not Vampires - 3 -- [15:48]
Not Vampires - 4 -- [7:18]
Not Vampires - 5 -- [17:06]
Not Vampires - 6 -- [10:36]
Not Vampires - 7 -- [1:45]
Not Vampires - 8 -- [1:39]
Not Vampires - 9 -- [1:34]
Not Vampires - 10 -- [4:18]
Not Vampires - 11 -- [9:27]
Not Vampires - 12 -- [9:12]
Not Vampires - 13 -- [3:18]


February 25, 2019
Music
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 -- [11:39]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 -- [18:15]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - Halfway to the River -- [4:44]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 -- [18:59]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 -- [5:49]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 -- [12:03]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 -- [9:16]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 - The Hindenburg -- [7:01]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 9 -- [8:14]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 10 -- [5:53]


February 21, 2019
Music
you will be fine


February 20, 2019
a drawing in a book



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February 16, 2019
Music
live solo improv: super8 head


February 15, 2019
Music
too late to regret


February 13, 2019
Music
Not Vampires - 1 -- [2:58]
Not Vampires - 2 -- [7:51]
Not Vampires - 3 -- [5:21]
Not Vampires - 4 -- [6:48]
Not Vampires - 5 -- [5:58]
Not Vampires - 6 -- [6:54]
Not Vampires - 7 -- [7:20]
Not Vampires - 8 -- [8:33]
Not Vampires - 9 -- [4:09]
Not Vampires - 10 -- [7:55]
Not Vampires - 11 -- [8:43]
Not Vampires - 12 -- [3:12]
Not Vampires - 13 -- [13:57]


February 12, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 -- [9:16]
Decanted Youth - 2 - Mother Night / Light Creeps (Instrumental) -- [11:32]
Decanted Youth - 3 - Sandman (Extended) -- [7:01]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Storms (Alt Feel) / The Squeeze -- [12:58]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Emerge / Technicalities / Light Creeps -- [15:54]
Decanted Youth - 6 -- [19:45]
Decanted Youth - 7 -- [13:45]
Decanted Youth - 8 -- [15:18]
Decanted Youth - 9 -- [6:01]
Decanted Youth - 10 - Guided by a Pamphlet / Private Hell -- [9:53]
Decanted Youth - 11 -- [6:05]


February 11, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 -- [8:01]
Decanted Youth - 2 -- [16:46]
Decanted Youth - 3 - Untitled / Major Major Major (Slow) / Light Creeps -- [16:46]
Decanted Youth - 4 - What If We All Just Disappeared / Disconnect -- [31:06]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Spring -- [4:41]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Reflections in Bb -- [11:54]


February 10, 2019
Long Overdue Post/Super8

HAPPY NEW YEAR, READERS!

My super8 live looping setup got put away for the Red Hook Open Studios shows in November, and I forgot about it. Then I went out of town for a bit (finding some trails to run and warmer weather). Today, I set it back up. Oh, how I missed you, super8 and instruments.

(youtube link)



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February 10, 2019
Music
live solo improv: super8


January 23, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 -- [16:20]
Decanted Youth - 2 -- [18:09]
Decanted Youth - 3 - Light Creeps -- [22:13]
Decanted Youth - 4 - A Very Decanted Youth Medley -- [18:52]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Round and Round -- [5:43]


January 18, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - Light Creeps -- [11:38]
Decanted Youth - 2 -- [9:27]
Decanted Youth - 3 - Just the Same -- [12:17]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Spring -- [5:43]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Kerosene -- [4:13]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Reflections / Castle -- [18:17]
Decanted Youth - 7 -- [11:14]
Decanted Youth - 8 -- [3:44]
Decanted Youth - 9 -- [9:15]
Decanted Youth - 10 - Storms -- [6:21]
Decanted Youth - 11 - Sandman / The Squeeze -- [14:14]
Decanted Youth - 12 - Legacy (Extended Chaotic Intro) -- [24:17]


January 17, 2019
Music
may i please lie here
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 - Pagliacci -- [5:44]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 - Extractions, Distractions and Attractions -- [24:58]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - Strange Circus (Caribbean Limbo) -- [6:53]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 - Slam Dunk -- [7:15]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 - Vanishing Landscapes -- [5:48]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - Barren Lands -- [11:56]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 - Roots Run Deep -- [24:34]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 - The Final March -- [13:43]


January 12, 2019
Music
andre_cory - 1 -- [6:58]
andre_cory - 2 - Ringing 'em Down -- [2:54]
andre_cory - 3 - Charlie / High on the Mountain Top -- [7:33]
andre_cory - 4 - EAT IT, RAT! -- [6:48]
andre_cory - 5 -- [6:25]
andre_cory - 6 - Spaceship Grace -- [7:05]
andre_cory - 7 - Rampant/Rampaging Brain -- [8:08]
andre_cory - 8 - A Vox on Your Family -- [11:33]
andre_cory - 9 - Falling and Calling It a Dance / A Good Day in the Sun -- [11:49]


January 11, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - The Squeeze (Extended Intro) -- [13:44]
Decanted Youth - 2 -- [7:55]
Decanted Youth - 3 - Hang Me Out to Dry (Cover) -- [6:52]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Sparkle Sticks (Candy Bandit) -- [2:22]
Decanted Youth - 5 - The Story of Candy Bandit / What If We All Just Disappeared -- [24:41]
Decanted Youth - 6 -- [10:56]
Decanted Youth - 7 - Lies Inside / Break Away / Crushing Me (Cover) -- [25:18]
Decanted Youth - 8 - Supposed To Be -- [9:25]
Decanted Youth - 9 - (Short) -- [0:46]
Decanted Youth - 10 - Light Creeps -- [4:00]
Decanted Youth - 11 - Legacy / Lines That Go To and Fro -- [18:40]
Decanted Youth - 12 - In C / Freakout -- [3:06]
Decanted Youth - 13 - Lone Parasite -- [2:12]


January 10, 2019
Music
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 - Underneath -- [5:54]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 - The Hole in the Matrix -- [7:27]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - Won't You Follow Me Home -- [7:16]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 - How Many More Times (Snippet) / Heavy Swing in G -- [10:38]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 - The Drying Garden -- [8:59]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - Spirits and Ancestors -- [14:34]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 - Where the Danger Lies -- [9:11]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 - Plunge -- [10:14]


January 4, 2019
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - This Way or That / Hopeless Helpless -- [17:54]
Decanted Youth - 2 -- [14:20]
Decanted Youth - 3 - Humor in Tragedy -- [3:53]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Legacy -- [13:21]
Decanted Youth - 5 - The Absence of You -- [10:18]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Major Major Major -- [4:29]
Decanted Youth - 7 - ? / Swept Up by You / Spring -- [24:33]
Decanted Youth - 8 - Where Do You Go -- [15:16]
Decanted Youth - 9 - Give or Take -- [2:55]
Decanted Youth - 10 - Sink or Swim (Instrumental) / ? -- [10:32]


January 2, 2019
Music
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 - Cracking the Code -- [9:22]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 - The Hindenburg -- [9:00]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - Seven Prismatic Colors -- [9:28]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 - The Watering Place -- [14:08]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 - Roots Run Deep -- [6:30]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - We Must Go Faster -- [7:34]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 - The Final Tick Tock -- [4:42]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 - Engraved Lines -- [11:01]


December 19, 2018
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - To Err / To Kill a Goat -- [10:12]
Decanted Youth - 2 - Take the Fifth -- [2:55]
Decanted Youth - 3 - The Squeeze -- [12:43]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Spring -- [5:27]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Product of the New Age / The Effects of Fog / Insecurity -- [22:38]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Lose It Easy -- [4:50]
Decanted Youth - 7 - (Extended Intro) Reflections -- [11:56]
Decanted Youth - 8 - Any Which Way -- [8:13]
Decanted Youth - 9 - (crazy ramblings) -- [4:21]
Decanted Youth - 10 - (crazy ramblings, continued) / (Intro to Lines That Go To and Fro...) -- [8:23]
Decanted Youth - 11 - Lines That Go To and Fro End Up Connecting (take 2) -- [4:17]
Decanted Youth - 12 - Closing Instrumental / Take the Fifth (reprise) -- [13:53]


December 16, 2018
Music
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 - Searching for Air -- [10:01]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 - We Need to Write a Hit -- [13:10]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - Iron Man (snippet) / Voyage Into the Land of the Mystics -- [11:45]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 - Out the Window Down the Road -- [6:54]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 - Rolling Down the Hill -- [7:58]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - Spiders Everywhere -- [15:52]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 - Candy Bandit / Second Sight (Phantom) -- [19:52]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 - Shut the Door -- [10:06]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 9 - The River -- [8:58]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 10 - Leap Into the Void -- [8:51]


December 14, 2018
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - Lines That Go To and Fro End Up Connecting -- [17:26]
Decanted Youth - 2 - Part of Your Brain Is Being Used -- [12:02]
Decanted Youth - 3 - CoS (Don't Look at Me, Help Us Please) -- [6:47]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Major Major Major -- [5:19]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Station Architecture / Castle -- [10:59]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Cattle Guard / Break Away -- [17:07]
Decanted Youth - 7 - The Moon Grows Bright in the Dark Sky -- [14:56]
Decanted Youth - 8 - Winter -- [22:25]
Decanted Youth - 9 - Insecurity Not Now (Downstairs) Mashup -- [9:25]
Decanted Youth - 10 - Sandman -- [8:25]


December 12, 2018
(Hobbyist) Music Delivery

I've been recording 1-3 hour (occasionally longer) sessions of music and posting them to the internet as bigass .mp3 files for about 15 years now. As the quality of the music has steadily icnreased, I've also been looking at ways of making it more accessible (very few people can commit to listening to 2 hours of a single mp3). So after the last session, I thought it would be nice to mix it into individual tracks, naming them as I edit the session.

What I determined was that individual tracks were great! I thought about it some more and decided I could have both, generating the bigass mp3 files and indexing them (much as brainal.org does, but more intelligently. And then I realized I could parse the .RPP (REAPER project file) projects from the last 12 years or so, and generate a list of songs (from places where it was clear everything was edited) for each session. It doesn't work totally reliably, as there are plenty of places where two or three songs flow into eachother. But that's OK.

Anyway, so you might have noticed on this page the full jam links have been replaced with individual song/supersong links. We've been going through naming them as appropriate.

The other nice thing about this is that we can pull these feeds into our band websites...

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December 12, 2018
Yes, Exactly, Yes! Live in the Studio

This is from last Friday night:

(youtube link)

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December 11, 2018
Mythical Travel

(youtube link)



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December 11, 2018
Music
lined up blind


December 7, 2018
Music
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 - Standing Orders -- [22:41]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 - Interlude -- [6:29]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - Pet Sheep of Steve -- [7:48]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 - Heard Enough for Now -- [10:45]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 - The River -- [8:58]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - Give or Take -- [8:58]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 - Moebius Tail -- [7:08]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 - No Big Benefactor -- [14:30]


December 6, 2018
Music
comparative feelings


December 3, 2018
Yes Exactly Yes

OK so this has been a lot of fun. Two things -- one: I'm really happy with how this song came out a few weeks ago. It's about 2/3 improvised but a theme we've played a few times: (youtube link)


Second, we had a very enjoyable session Friday night:
(youtube link)



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December 3, 2018
Music
i drank what


December 1, 2018
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - Numbers Are Perfect -- [6:08]
Decanted Youth - 2 - Kompromat/What If We All Just Disappeared -- [15:12]
Decanted Youth - 3 - Stupid Fly Cannibal Plants / New Wave -- [14:38]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Legacy -- [12:29]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Loose Foot / Caught Off Guard -- [11:17]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Ich bin ein fälschlicherweise kleingeschriebenes Hauptwort -- [10:27]
Decanted Youth - 7 - It's Fine -- [8:07]


November 30, 2018
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - The Long Question -- [27:59]
Decanted Youth - 2 - The Short Answer (Sandman) -- [1:15]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 1 - Unchanged Since Conception -- [10:15]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 2 - The River, Maybe -- [10:27]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 3 - Plastic Oceans -- [12:55]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 4 - Grow in to Place -- [6:34]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 5 - Deals and Wheels -- [13:43]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 6 - Hear Me Roar! -- [13:32]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 7 - Told You Not To -- [21:36]
Yes, Exactly, Yes! - 8 - The Portal -- [17:17]


November 20, 2018
Music
ON alfalfa


November 18, 2018
Music
Decanted Youth - 1 - Supposed to Be -- [14:47]
Decanted Youth - 2 - Friendly Pathogen / Sink 'n Drink -- [14:30]
Decanted Youth - 3 - Kerosene (Sigh) / White Gas -- [5:51]
Decanted Youth - 4 - Not in New York, at Least -- [22:54]
Decanted Youth - 5 - Premonition of Regret -- [20:43]
Decanted Youth - 6 - Sink and/or Swim -- [12:52]
Decanted Youth - 7 - Sink and/or Swim (Reprise) / Your Friends Are the Best -- [17:26]
Decanted Youth - 8 - Guitar Center Guy -- [16:06]


November 15, 2018
Music
snow cozy


November 13, 2018
Decanted Youth - Live at Red Hook Open Studios Nov 11

This was another 3 hour session (in hindsight, a little long!). We got good reviews from people who stopped in -- in particular, "good snacks!" seemed to be a common theme!

(youtube link)



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