“Luther Burbank” and “Beaver”

Posted by on Aug 12, 2009

hey there! steve, chris and i had a fun show at the highland park farmer’s market yesterday. thanks to all who came out to say hello. and happy birthday to chris!

now — it’s back to the alphabet. today’s letter is the letter B:

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“Mary Anning” and “Aardvark”

Posted by on Jul 27, 2009

Howdy! This year, Artichoke completed two alphabets of music, one of scientists in two volumes, and one of animals for kids. So over the next few weeks, I’m going to post songs for each letter from both projects from A to Z.

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“26 Scientists Volume Two: Newton – Zeno”

Posted by on Jul 1, 2009

The other shoe has dropped. “26 Scientists Volume Two: Newton – Zeno” is available right here, at, and itunes. It’s Artichoke’s third CD released this year! And this one was long overdue. Thanks for your patience. I hope you enjoy this new chapter of geek rock.

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“26 Animals” June 13th @ the Future Studio Gallery

Posted by on Jun 8, 2009

howdy! it’s a grey monday, and i should probably be taking a nap, but instead, i’ll announce the “26 Animals” official release party this saturday, june 13, at 8:00 at the future studio in highland park.

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songs / razors / ferrets / the woods

Posted by on Apr 3, 2009

the number of songs on myspace has increased sorta like razor blades in the 90s. at first you could have TWO blades / songs on your shaver / site. it was quite pleasant. a smooth comofortable shave, a little sharing of songs. then there was something of a thrill when we went up to THREE. holy shit — that’s 50% more shaving / listening pleasure!

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