The re-mastering project is 100% funded

The project to re-master the 1st Skafish album has been fully funded. Words cannot begin to express the gratitude and appreciation I feel for everyone who has been so willing to donate, spread the word, and offer their support. For years, people have been asking Read More …

Hey What’s This – they say it’s your birthday

Today is the birthday of the Skafish album What’s This? 1976-1979! Eight years ago on April 1, 2008, it became the first release on my label, 829 Records. Featuring recordings from August 1976 through November 1979, this record, in part, documents the early period of Read More …

Happy 7th Birthday What’s This

I am thrilled this compilation finally was able to be born! Featuring the first underground/punk/new wave/alternative/indie recordings by a Chicago artist (dating back to 8/76), liner notes by rock legends Cheap Trick, and so much more, this is a timeless document of the multidimensional rebellion Read More …

“Roll the Tapes” (Video Commentary Track 2 From BOOTLEG 21-35)

Feel free to check out “Roll the Tapes,” the second video in a series of nine clips (including the complete version), which tell the story of the new Skafish release, “BOOTLEG 21-35,” the first ever official live Skafish album. In this clip, I discuss the Read More …

Urgh! A Music War re-released – sort of…

Author’s note: I have not received any accounting or payment from Warner Brothers since their re-release of Urgh! in August, 2009. This note was added on March 10, 2018.  Once again, the strange and twisted saga of the film Urgh! A Music War logs another installment in its nearly 30 Read More …