Well, a lot's happened since I really have done too much to this site. Well, first of all, Blue Mosaic Media has really begun to see some good changes. You may notice if you click the eponymous (did I use that right?) link on the menu, it'll take you to the official bluemosaicmedia.com. Yes, an official ".com"! Anyhow, between life, love, and liberty, I've been writing some new music--lyrics and otherwise--and actually have released at least two new songs pretty recently.
I've been delving into the acoustic roots music/soul/hip-hop/blues/folk thing... even further, baby. Can't listen to the great ones like Robert Johnson and Big Bill Broonzy without feeling a little inspiration. But as I've noticed in my musical explorations, then certain things hit me, outta left field, and it just works. Lately I'm feeling some more funk creeping back in. It's what I use to play, rhythmically speaking, almost solely. Then I would rap over that beat. So, in some sense, a bit of my personal roots are returning, but hopefully with some flare. Been experimenting a bit, and it's pretty snazzy.
A side note: There is a new video on the pics/music/videos page. An older track by Eric Polley (Quick Like a Bunny) featuring a guest spot by yours truly. Check it out.
Onto slightly more personal matters, yep, once again, I find myself packing up with the fam and moving to another state (thankfully it's not too far this time). Still, interesting how this place I very much hated has become a place I'll very much miss. But on to bigger and better things: my wife's career taking off, my son heading into schooling years (hard to believe!), and well... here I am, still doing my thing. And dagnabit (as they used to say), I'm gonna make it someday.
My writing projects are kind of on hold. I've been working with some journalistic fiction (yes, the term I coined). More info on that later. And in the midst of the current chaos, my art projects are completely on hold... And in the instance my webcomic The Lifebreed Chronicles, they may see a complete reworking. Oy.
But the other good news is that Joel Lux is releasing his first graphic novel anthology of shorts through Blue Mosaic Media, and I'll be doing some art for a story on the sequel. Excited about that.
And on another completely random note: I'm considering doing some non-fiction at some point. My personal studies into science, theology, and history have definitely compelled me to make some interesting statements and observations. More on that later as well. I feel like my brain's about to 'splode, and there's too much going on! Oh well, I will try to update more often. (hehe, watch, I'll write in another six months...)
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