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Weekly Beat #00 – 90bpm Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 by b-knox

Alright, I’m gonna try sumptin’ out here, alright? Inspired by drummist Ryan Gruss’s blog, I will do my utter mostest to get a drumloop posted on every Monday from now until epic miserable fail.  That’s a promise!  :D/ So, for this, the first installment, I did what I will probably do every time, what came […]

Detect an Empty Set in jQuery Saturday, April 24th, 2010 by b-knox

I spent over a half hour looking for the best solution to this.  Personally, I blame the jQuery documentation.  When reading over the jQuery core description it states, starting in version 1.4, that jQuery returns an empty set but offers no method to detect it.  Ultimately, I found that .length is the way to go […]

LOBLAST – Developing a Regular Event in Ann Arbor Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 by b-knox

Last January, DJ (of Scared to Death) and I traveled together to Philidelphia for my 8static gig (performance pics here).  While at the event, we both saw how powerful a monthly event for a niche set of artists can be.  On the ten hour drive back home we had plenty of time to reflect over […]

Songwriting is like Constructing a Speech Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 by b-knox

Yeah, they require the same quantum mechanics.  It’s like alchemy, mixing the right elements in a correct order.  Get out your pogo sticks and start wrestlin’! an attention getter state your purpose expand your idea break it down keep them interested revelation end with a ‘thanx’ Q + A This, indubitably, is in abstract reference […]

Big Brother Audition Saturday, April 10th, 2010 by b-knox

Since my split-second cameo stunt in Drew Barrymore’s Whip It, I have been on mailings lists for casting calls in the Detroit area.  For those who don’t know, the state of Michigan created huge tax breaks for film and television production a couple years ago to help stimulate one of the worst statewide economies in […]