Patronage in the 21st Century

Patronage in the 21st Century

For the past 10 years or so, music industry professionals (not connected to the major labels) have predicted a major change in the distribution of music. iTunes kicked off that change by offering easy to download music. But it was subscription-based music that really sent shockwaves through the industry. Spotify changed everything. This is great […]

Pub Songs #144: Geek Music vs. Nerd Music

Pub Songs #144: Geek Music vs. Nerd Music

Play

Which phrase is more appealing to you? At Dragon Con, Mikey Mason and I were talking about this branding topic. He calls his music Geek Comedy Rock. I call mine Celtic Geek. We obviously prefer the term Geek music over Nerd music. But the NerdCore genre has Nerd Music taking off around the country. Would […]

Pirates vs. Dragons: The Lookout

Pirates vs. Dragons: The Lookout

Play

Day 59: Andrew and I continue to try and figure out what it is that Murphy is hiding. What device is so important that Murphy is willing to sacrifice the Lady Jean for it? I’ve been poking around his cabin when he is out, with Andrew on lookout, but we’ve found nothing out of the ordinary. So, […]

Pub Songs #143: Dragon Protection +5! #SaveTheDragons

Pub Songs #143: Dragon Protection +5! #SaveTheDragons

Play

This month, the Pub Songs Podcast is dedicated to the dragons who deserve protection. You’ll hear some music from my new CD, Pirates vs. Dragons, plus some dragons songs from Brobdingnagian Bards, Boogie Knights, Gallamor The Bard, TheLoneGunman, Tania Opland and Mike Freeman’s collaboration with Anne McCaffrety, and Dan the Bard. Pub Talk Pirates vs. […]

12 August 2016

12 August 2016

It took me a surprising three days to recover from GenCon. It was tough keeping up with the kids. So Wednesday, we went to the McWane science center.  There’s something about getting out of the house and away from the familiar that makes it easier to interact when you’re really tired. Kenzie started kindergarten on […]