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    Tracing the line from love to birth.  Jumping out of a moment impossible.  Reveling in the thrill of newness, energy and light.  Followed by insecurity and fear of a creeping dark shadow only to realize that it’s the same darkness you’ve always known from your past failures.  Finally, seeing that you are the same, facing the accusatory, cherishing the difference and seeing the glorious future in explosions of color.  5 Years of beautiful imperfection, challenge accepted and ultimately watching the shadow fall and the light rise.

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from 5 Years, released February 10, 2017
Additional vocal recording on Difference by Adam Pickerel.



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The journey begins alone in a room with two dozen 45s from the rock-n-roll, surf, rockabilly 50s, moves to pop, disco and stadium rock then into the underground – techno, college, rap… Ten years studying in an indie record shop, club dj, garage band revivalist, boogie blues drummer, electronic producer always results in a gentle landing into a comfortable career and happy family life. ... more

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