True Blue Friend

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

In early 2011, I donated a personalized song to the DC Arts Center’s “Experience Auction” fundraiser. The winner was my old friend, Dee Snyder, and she asked me to adapt her original poem into a song. With a little rewriting into a song structure and setting to music, I think it came out nicely. Check out the video below!

Mail-order Bees on the Vine

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Great news!
Our CD, Bees on the Vine is available for mail-order through the milkmachine web store. Featuring 13 songs, an 8-page booklet with amazing artwork by Heiko Müller, lyrics, and information. The cardboard “digipak” packaging has been manufactured using 100% Green forestry Practices Certified board stock and the CD tray is 100% recycled plastic.

Bees on the Vine CD Release Show

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Dear Friends,

As many of you know, we have been working for a long time to record our first full length album. We’re incredibly excited about the finished product and can’t wait to share it with you! The official release date has been set for May 7.

To celebrate, we’ve got a killer show planned with American Sinner at the Red Palace ( in Northeast Washington DC. We’ll have copies of the CD for sale at the show for $10. If you can’t make it out to the show, we’ll have copies available through the milkmachine web store, iTunes, Amazon, etc. starting in June.

We hope to see you at the show!

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Whiskey Flows Downhill – video from Jan 29 2010

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Another video from our show last year at the Red and Black bar. Available in HD

Tracks from bees on the vine

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Please enjoy a selection of downloadable tracks from our forthcoming album, bees on the vine.

*Things To Do in New York

*Bees on the Vine

*Little One

*With the Lights On

Cover Art by Heiko Müller:

Things to Do in New York – video from Jan 29 2010

Monday, April 12th, 2010

More video from our last show at the Red and Black bar. More to come! Available in HD

Live, from Minneapolis, MN

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Live updates from the studio. Russ and Jared, recording The Crucible.

New Stanton Rest Stop

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Jared had to pee and Russ had to eat… they did these things separately.


Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Russ and Jared left for Minneapolis today in the minivan! As of 2:37pm, they were crossing state-lines into Pennsylvania, which is — according to Google Maps — about 99 miles outside the District.  Only 1002 miles left to go…

Little One – video from Jan 29 2010

Friday, March 19th, 2010

Here is a video of Little One recorded on January 29 at the Red and Black Bar. Check back for more videos from this show. Available in HD.