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The Trumpet

So after participating in the High Zero festival in Baltimore and hearing Liz Albee perform the trumpet, I'm very inspired taking on that instrument again, incorporating it into my set. Possibly using a Wii controller's accelerometers and the numchuck replacing my joystick. This will take some time though - first getting my chops back, then finding the time to experiment with the controllers, and adepting my setup to that. But I'm very exited to start that!

Thinking about that I dug up some old music I worked on when living in Jersey City, using a hardware sampler, the trumpet, and a 4-track minidisc recorder. The two tracks that I can still listen to I've put online, including some great artwork, from a collection of comics I picked up at an auction upstate New York.