the fourth installment in “up, up, and away” takes a positive turn, as we start the “kindling” section, featuring scenes from spring, summer, fall, winter… and spring as well as a number of cool timelapse sequence borrowed from youtube. kindling is the first phase in a manic experience, like pulling back the bow string before launching […]
“swept away” is the second half of the “depression” sequence, with a focus on suicide, which is unfortunately a popular outcome of bipolar disorder/manic depression. even those who never attempt it, spend a lot of time thinking about it: a desperate grasp for control in a life that offers far too little of it. […]
this is the second video from the soon-to-be-released “up, up, and away.” after the overview provided by “the cure,” “cattle” opens part one, a two-song sequence focused on “depression” and feature scenes from koyaanasqatsi, the manchurian candidate, and some rather graphic footage from a beef processing plant. the entire suite tracks an experience of bipolar mania from beginning to end. my experience of mania […]
over the next few months i’ll be releasing rough cuts from my upcoming album/video up, up, and away. the first installment is “the cure,” aka monday song #11. this piece serves as an intro to the coming videos, which, as a whole, will outline my experience of a manic episode and hospitalization back in 1999. “the cure” […]
i’m going to take a break for the summer while i work on my next project, “up, up, and away.” my goal is to release an album comprising fifteen plus monday songs (something of a double album), accompanied by a suite of videos and a memoir tracking a florid manic episode i experienced back in […]
i’m not a big fan of pet videos. but i found this oddly hypnotic…
lyrics this concludes the “monday songs” album videos. won’t be able to keep up the weekly posts (as last week attests), since i’m kicking off full time work on my next album, “up, up and away.” i’ll post the details in the next week or so. thanks for watching.