When I was growing up I really wanted to make video games. I used to even make soundtracks for the games I'd imagine, and that combined with nostalgia for the early days of Nintendo has turned into an obsession with making intricate "8-bit style" video game songs. A few of my favorites are collected at Tom 7 Entertainment System, and hundreds more are sitting idle on my hard drive. Remind me to put them up! I also made some software for creating real authentic NES music.

With my attention span dwindling and my acquisition of a cheapo "Junior" size acoustic guitar, the Album-a-Day project was born. Part of the "Crap Art" movement, the idea is for participants to create an entire album in one 24-hour period. Now we have professional equipment, over 300 albums, and it's gaining momentum—I invite you to join. We've gotten some press in SPIN Magazine, Reuters news wire, and Newsweek, among others. Check out my own albums (the later ones are better): Album-a-Day projects (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 !, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 !, 19, 20 !, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27).

This is a real-style band with my friend Nels. We take time (at least more time than AAD) to write songs and learn how to play them, then play at people's birthday parties and open mics and even real club shows with tickets and stuff. The genre is "business casual". I'm explicitly trying to have this be more of a performing band than a recording band because I have so many other recording-only projects. But here's a directory with some MP3s in.

This is an old collection of songs (genre: "Acoustic Bedroom Indie Rock") I made as a soundtrack for my old roommate's Bizarre Comic. Despite the name, the Untitled.gif Orchestra is just me and my guitar and sometimes my Homebrew Plugins, Destroy FX. See also N'SANO, our boy band which was made by cutting up unsynchronized sound clips of our geographically diverse members (singing to the "music in our minds"). I haven't been making untitled.gif music for years, so one of the two projects above is your best bet unless you're doing archaeology.

You can also find some downloadable miscellaney that I've posted to my weblog in the mp3 category.

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