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March 2017

Cakewalk Sonar

I have purchased Cakewalk Sonar and will slowly make the transition away from hardware and towards software. However, a note about Sonar’s copy protection. [Read more]

February 2017


It’s the economy, stupid. Let me explain. [Read more]

January 2017

Pioneer DEH-X1900UB

I review my new Pioneer DEH-X1900UB car stereo, and give a 2017 roadmap for MaraDNS. [Read more]

December 2016

“Ocean Path” album released

I have released my “Ocean Path” CD on Bandcamp and as a physical replicated CD. Also, some minor MaraDNS updates. [Read more]

November 2016

Why the polls were wrong

Why did the polls get the 2016 presidential election results so wrong? [Read more]

October 2016

Trump is toast

In light of yesterday’s leaked audio of Trump saying some very crude and derogatory things about women, his political career is over. [Read more]

September 2016

Album: Almost done

An update on my album project, the Star Trek movies, and a note on something I wrote on my Facebook back in 2010. [Read more]

August 2016

Christianity and bigotry

I originally wrote this right after the Orlando nightclub shooting, where a madman killed a large number of gay people. I talk about the sin of using “Christianity” to justify intolerance. [Read more]

July 2016

New single released

I have released a new single this month. Also, some thoughts on current events and MaraDNS. [Read more]

June 2016

The primary is over

Now that the Democratic primary is over, my thoughts on how it went and a revised prediction for the November 8 election. [Read more]

May 2016

Making music

This blog is about making music: Vinyl or CD, Bandcamp, and my up and coming album. [Read more]

April 2016

RIP Prince and George Martin

This blog is a tribute to Prince, who died today, and to George Martin, who died on March 8. [Read more]

March 2016

Super Tuesday

After the Super Tuesday results, I have revised my presidential election prediction. [Read more]

February 2016

Bernie Bro award

I preset for you the Bernie Bro award, for the most obnoxious and inaccurate statement made by a fanatical supporter of Bernie Sanders. [Read more]

January 2016

Winter NAMM 2016

This blog is about this year’s winter National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show, and the synthesizers introduced there. I also have my first prediction for the 2016 presidential election. [Read more]

December 2015

Removing MaraDNS’ ads

This blog is about why I removed the ads from and, and an issue I had restoring Windows 7 on my Lenovo Thinkpad. [Read more]

November 2015

Round up

This blog is a quick round-up for November of 2015. [Read more]

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