So I had sort of a breakthrough yesterday, with the music stuff.  I was getting pretty depressed about how things were going, but now I've tripped over some ideas and they sound good.  I even think they can be performed ...Read More


On September 22, 2001 James Kochalka Superstar played a surprise set in the middle of the afternoon on the rooftop of local downtown bar Red Square here in Burlington.  The cops shut us down after twenty minutes. Read More


So Last night, screaming my head off, banging on the bass guitar, getting the usual bloody right wrist. Next morning, waiting on a bunch of 12 year old girls, forgetting about my ugly bloody wrist.  One of them saw it and went ...Read More

Sign 2

Here is our van ride down to Boston to see Sigur Ros, and then back again. [gallery link="file"] Read More

Some girl sent this letter in to ReadyMade magazine: "The day after my 25th birthday I walked into Nectar's, the local bar-slash-diner, where there is usually a band and it is usually shitty.  But on this night, people that I only ...Read More

at the Bolt

Woke up with the small heavy head, like a densely packed object you could hold in your hands ... contents under pressure ... which is not as bad as it may seem. Good date for numerology, or at least for people ...Read More


Productive days make life seem so healthy and on track, despite the fact that 1 week ago this moment (5:06pm) I was ear-deep in barsmoke and sealed in the bag. Me and Jason, Jason and I, off to the bank, ...Read More