FRIENDS IN MUSIC

This Heat - British post-punk group '76-'82
Scott Walker - vocal mastery
Ken Butler - hybrid instrument builder
Randy Niles

The Telluric Currents
Car Music Project - music on car parts
E.A.R. UNIT - contemporary chamber ensemble
A Big Name Act - "Really good stuff!"
Stefan Swanson - film composer
Sean Heim - composer
Gabe Coia
The Collingwood - gives up the funk
Ed Young - every-day Eddie
Jason Paul Elder - bringing the light

MUSIC MISC.

Oddmusic
FirstSounds
ARSC - sound collections

KRVS - Sounds Unusual Mon. @ 11pm CST

ultimate jazz resource

Sibelius Music - find, share, publish music scores

EarMaster - ear training software

VISUAL ARTS

David Macomber - graphic art, photo, & more...
J. Day - ever-evolving skillz
DirtandFire - face and robot pottery
my brother's etsy page
Diner State - graphic design

oobject - visual digest of gadget news

Kurt Schwitters - one of my favorite artists
Peter Doig - Scottish artist, another fave

what my father does for a living
what my grandfather did for a living

VIDEO

STOIC PICTURES

Fred's Suburban Nightmare
behind the scenes for FSN
The Ninja Always Rings Once clips: (1) (2) (3)
Personal Private Moment

helped write music for...
Ladies' Night 2008 Philly 48HFP
Unappreciated Holidays 2009 Philly 48HFP

music store myspace page with great videos
about guitar related thangs (if you're into that)
page on the store's main site with other videos and
great advice on buying a guitar

VENUES

places VESAN has 'entertained'
(all venues in Philadelphia, PA unless otherwise noted)

Barrington Coffee House (Barrington, NJ)
Dawson St. Pub
Dr. Watson's Pub
The El Bar
Fergie's Pub
The Fire
Lickety Split
Studio LuLoo (Oaklyn, NJ)
Tritone

with Sweat N Sequins

Time
The Dive

ECO-MINDED

D'Addario strings - eco-packed

Sustainable Dave
LiveScience

recycling CDs and DVDs - free of charge
recycling #5 plastic items
freecycle
- trading/giving away free stuff
RecycleBank - reedemable recycling
Philly recycling rewards

green jobs
volunteering

energy saving ideas, tax credits, and rebates
state incentives for renewables & efficiency

Vauban, Freiberg, Germany - sustainable district

RANDOM

random website generator

Scribd - original writing publishing

hilarious old man

hero of mine - amazing story
same story, more detailed

some advice for staying focused
great advice for self-promotion (while at a conference)
Vonnegut and drama
ignore everybody - advice for creators

Slice - pizza blog, I swear

Fully Informed Jury Association