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grew up in rural massachusetts, in a family of engineers and scientists, talking to the trees, hanging out with the caterpillars, as a three-year-old does.

one day i noticed a roaring, mechanical sound to the west. it sounded like a terrible monster was just over the hill, coming to eat everything we loved. i wondered if the animals heard it, and if they were worried. i asked my mom what it was, and she had no idea what i was babbling about, but i was persistent. eventually "oh! that's just the highway."

the sound was endlessly shifting, adjusting, grinding, terrible and ferocious. it seemed to grow louder at night. i wondered why the adults were ignoring this sound. mowing their lawns.

now as an adult, this observation was exactly correct. the monster *is* eating the world. we know who created it. we know them personally. we are them. i still wonder why we are ignoring it.

the goal is clear: connect with people who see, inspire the ones on the edge, and shock the oblivious into a temporary openness. something we can work with. find our friends. make noise. wake the dead.

this mission has brought me all over the world. thousands upon thousands of miles. released many records, slept on many floors and beds and things which were not meant for sleeping and eaten every kind of food and seen all your evening news and absorbed all your magazines and ridden all your buses and trains and planes and heard all your fears and loves. accomplished some nice career things, and continue to play wherever there are kindred spirits. the work changes, the themes evolve with life, but the mood is constant.

currently working the line of glitchy hardcore punky electronics, and another project which is reggae-influenced jungle music. a third project is ambient and sometimes blissful, for we do need to celebrate the lovely things, to give us strength for the days ahead. happy if you are along for the journey, and thanks kindly for your ongoing support over the years.

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