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Saturday, January 21st, 2012
Sunday, October 2nd, 2011
They’ll get you every time.
Tuesday, March 1st, 2011
Oh no!!!! Our bassist/ singer is super sick and can’t do the show at Quenchers tomorrow night, so Jimmy Two Hands (http://www.myspace.com/jimmytwohandsband) has graciously stepped in to fill the second slot.
So the current lineup is:
9:30 – Bone & Bell
10:15 – Jimmy Two Hands
11:00 – The Columbines
Come out and see us!! It’s gonna be a super fun show even if Seek Dark Seek Flesh can’t play.
Monday, February 28th, 2011
Metro & Uncommon Ground Welcome…The Sustainable Sound Series
Metro and Uncommon Ground, neighbors in Wrigleyville for twenty years this summer, will partner for a new music series focused on local artists beginning this spring. The first event on Saturday March 5 at Metro will feature Chicago bands In Tall Buildings, Cloudbirds and Algebro plus a special cabaret stage sponsored by Intelligentsia coffee, supplier of Uncommon Ground’s house blend coffee & espresso, featuring the artists Sad Brad Smith and Bone and Bell. Tickets are on sale now at the Metro website and in person at the box office.
READ MORE ABOUT IT HERE.
Saturday, March 5th @ 8:30pm
$6 adv, $8 at the door, 18+
There is also a sweet after party at uncommon ground (Lakeview)
11pm, complimentary passed appetizers and $4 drafts
Monday, December 13th, 2010
So, I threw together a quick song for the PRF Songwriting Challenge. This week’s challenge (Armageddon) was issued by last week’s winner, my dear friend, Butternut. My interpretation incorporates a bunch of found sounds tells the brief story of a couple survivors. It represents the aftermath… and the optimistic shock that often accompanies such intense overhauls.
My submission is “The Survivors”:
Wednesday, September 8th, 2010
- 1. The system begins by taking at look at the top 20 twitter trending terms.
- 2. It then analyzes the text of each tweet and selects a google image using the terms within that tweet.
- 3. It then generates a three panel comic on the fly, using the google image it selected and the text of the tweet.
You also have the ability to convert your personal, preexisting tweets into a 3 panel comic.
You can view it here:
We also made an installation version that automatically selects a “patch” to explore at random. I built an enclosure that houses 4 LCD panels all randomly selecting one “patch” at a time.
You can view that version here:
Tuesday, September 7th, 2010
Well, it took a little over a month, but the Narrative Science site is up and running. You can see it in action here: http://www.narrativescience.com
Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
I’d like to take a moment to appreciate Envato and the geniuses behind Envato’s various curtains. Not only do they offer a series of incredibly helpful stock sources but they also make a significant effort to educate and cultivate community. I’ve personally learned innumerable things from their tuts (tutorial) sites and found friends and peers on their communities (FreelanceSwitch).
Thank you, Envato (Collis, Cyan and all of your friends). You’re making the internet a nicer placer and my life better. Who says the internet separates us? I see it bringing us closer together everyday.
Friday, February 27th, 2009
Lately, I’ve been reveling in the number of amazingly appropriate typos present on the world wide interwebs.
Here is a classic example:
Sunday, February 15th, 2009
In honor of Valentine’s Day I want to bring your attention to the most awesome couple I’ve encountered in years. Meet the Scorpion Queen and the Centipede King:
Kanchana Ketkaew, 36, who set a world record in 2002 for spending 32 days in a glass cage with 3,400 scorpions, wed 29-year-old Bunthawee Siengwong — who set a Thai record for enduring 28 days with 1,000 centipedes. They married on Valentine’s Day 2006.
LOVE AT FIRST BITE: They met on a snake farm while both were trying to beat world records for cohabitation with deadly insects. I didn’t really believe in true love before… but now I think I may.