High Orbit Kickstarts The Pandas, Starting September 1 2014

Saving The Pandas, Raising The Bar

It’s been a good run for The Copper Revolution so far. I’d never tried to produce a theatrical, sci-fi-meets-steampunk piano rock show before, so this was something of a major gamble for me both artistically and professionally. Sure, I’ve been playing concerts for geeks for years now, but it felt like I was crossing over
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The Economics of Pooping On Your Friends

We all do it. Something pisses us off and we need to tell the world- or at least our Twitter followers. The process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions is called catharsis and it’s a necessary mental function. Just like pooping is a necessary biological function. Bitching about something is
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Mixing It Like The Foo Fighters

So like anyone with taste, I’ve become a huge fan of the Foo Fighters. On top of the fact that Dave Grohl’s a geek and a mind-blowing performer, the dude’s also got an amazing voice, their music is interesting without being overproduced, and it runs the gamut from hardcore to soft and passionate. You’ve also
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The Most Dumberest Person In The World

I’m not kidding, this is an email I just got yesterday morning. And it was via my contact form, so it had to be a human being sending this to me. I added emphasis just to point out how special-needs this person is… From: Dana Ariel <dana@thesalonoutlet.com> Subject: Sponsored Blog Post in the Beauty Vertical
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The Three-Con Report

Runtt and I played three conventions in three consecutive weeks, each one with a different theme. Normally people write a post-con wrap-up after each weekend getaway, but chances are good most people don’t hit one every week! I’ve got photos from some of them, so click the big pictures to get to the galleries. Furthemore
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Anyone Want A Cat?

UPDATE: Murphy now has a new home! Thanks to everyone who scoured their networks helping me find the right family to make him a part of. I’ll post a more detailed update later, but at this point my Adorable Fatball is happily weighing down someone else’s couch. Anyone want the World’s Most Adorable Cat™? In
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The Copper Revolution at Arisia 2014

The Copper Evolution

After months of fine-tuning (a never-ending process, actually), we finally debuted the new live show, The Copper Revolution. Runtt, the robots, and I were joined by bassist Matt Pompei for the first crash site (Boston), and then managed to crash once again just a week later in Chattanooga. After two shows, the reception is already
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Riley Carbaugh: Animating The Revolution

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then the three-minute concert intro being created by Canine Hybrid Creations is worth over four million words. And all of those words are “awesome”. Riley, the brains, pen, and smile behind Canine Hybrid, is the closest thing to an indie musician you can get without the music: She’s
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Twas the Week Before Christmas

Twas the Week Before Christmas

‘Twas the week before Christmas and all through the ship how the coffee was flowing at a blistering drip. The BMF drive was filled up with charges and both of the cargo bays packed full like barges. But while Captain Ebel slept soundly, like Runtt, the life support system was being a bastard. It seems
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Live at the Coffee Bunker – CoHo™

Live at the Coffee Bunker – CoHo™

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