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An unused illustration for Molson Canadian’s Facebook cover photo for their sponsorship of Osheaga.

An unused illustration for Molson Canadian’s Facebook cover photo for their sponsorship of Osheaga.

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Guess the band!
(Another piece done with Rethink for Molson Canadian’s sponsorship of Osheaga Music Festival)

Guess the band!

(Another piece done with Rethink for Molson Canadian’s sponsorship of Osheaga Music Festival)

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Osheaha Tip of the Week: Protect your iPhone in a zip-lock bag. And guess what - you can use your phone through the bag!(The 6th of 8 illustrations done for Molson Canadian’s sponsorship of Osheaga Music Festival. Thanks to Art Director Mark Scott at Rethink)

Osheaha Tip of the Week: Protect your iPhone in a zip-lock bag. And guess what - you can use your phone through the bag!

(The 6th of 8 illustrations done for Molson Canadian’s sponsorship of Osheaga Music Festival. Thanks to Art Director Mark Scott at Rethink)

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Another illustration for Molson Canadian’s sponsorship of Osheaga music festival. This one is of the band Hot Chip! Thanks to Rethink Canada.

Another illustration for Molson Canadian’s sponsorship of Osheaga music festival. This one is of the band Hot Chip! Thanks to Rethink Canada.

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Osheaga Tip: Layer your clothes to prepare for weather changes.
This is the fourth of 8 illustrations created for Molson Canadian and Osheaga. Thanks to ad agency, Rethink.

Osheaga Tip: Layer your clothes to prepare for weather changes.

This is the fourth of 8 illustrations created for Molson Canadian and Osheaga. Thanks to ad agency, Rethink.

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I haven’t been able to record for a while since upgrading my computer. Today I had enough of my dry spell and set up my laptop to record this little track. All in all I spent about 20 minutes on this song and it was pretty fun to record.

Although my gear is limited, I like how this little guy turned out. When my gear is back up and running I won’t be recording on such a limited capacity.

The sun is filling my room, the weather is amazing and I just had to. 

Go outside and enjoy the weather!

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So I haven’t had the chance to post much music this year, but I can explain! I did one of those super nerdy computer builds lately and I basically have a computer that rivals NASA. The problem is that my computer is now “too current” for my crappy protools and recording gear, so I’m going to have to upgrade. 

I am really starting to miss it - the whole process of recording and posting. I have still been playing a whole lot, and I have some plans for my music this year. In the meantime, I have the option of recording it through my laptop all sketchy and annoying like. 

I have so many weird little things on the go each day that I want to post on here, but I just can’t yet. It’s weird how I made a blog to do creative things and it got ahead of me so quickly that now I’m doing creative things that I can’t post about. That being said there are a million little things I could and should be doing to keep my end of this creative adventure alive. I’m going to smarten up and post on this lonely blog more often, promise!

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