This is the archive for Pimpin’.

  • Is This On? Is There a Crowd to Be Sourced?

    Man you can tell how seriously I take this whole personal brand thing when you see the last time I updated this site was two baaahahahahahaha three years ago. Really workin’ it out here. Growing the profile. Yup. Anyway I’m breaking my silence to talk about a couple projects I’m tangentially involved in that you might […]

  • Generation Fuck Shit Up!

    They say parenthood changes the way you see things, and it’s true. You look around and think about the kind of world you want your children to grow up in, the future you’d like to imagine for them. If you write songs, it almost can’t help but inform your work in some way. Say, like […]

  • And All the Men Who Learned
    to Hate Them

    John, I see your Billy Bragg cover, and I raise you one Minutemen cover. Not exactly a union song per se, but a call to arms and the song that’s been in my head on continuous repeat for about the last two years. Feel free to download, link, share, whatever. Power to the people! all […]

  • ¡Viva Fangio!

    Pictured above with the fruits of his labors is illustrator nonpareil Marty Davis, perhaps the only person in the world capable of generating persuasive likenesses of both myself and Juan Manuel Fangio, from memory, and without question the only person capable of morphing them into the iconic visual punnery you see here. These are the […]

  • Fangio update; Smooth Sounds out now

    So yeah, as I’m sure many reading this are aware, it’s July now. But I only called it a “target date,” didn’t I? Not every shot is a bullseye. New and final release dates, and to quote Scott at Fayettenam, this is a “hard deadline”: 7″: August 10 LP: September 7 That’s the cover of […]

  • ¡Fangio ya viene!

    I know it seems like I’ve been talking about this forever, but cut me some slack: it was only this time last year that the songs even started getting written. And now? Well look at that shit, will you? Fangio—the album-length sequel to a song I wrote for my Casio-powered solo project, Party of One, […]

  • Credit Where Credit Is Due

    Some might attribute yesterday’s miraculous eleventh-hour rescue of Saab from the jaws of oblivion to divine intervention, some to the remarkable worldwide demonstrations of customer loyalty over the past month, some to the Swedish government’s finally stepping in to back up the loan money, some to the indefatigable efforts of Spyker chief—that “tall, Dutch optimist,” […]

  • January News and Announcements! (Back to Me)

    Big news: Fangio has a home. Look for vinyl and online releases forthcoming from Fayettenam Records this spring. Totally stoked about this. More details soon. Also notable: This has been up for a little while now, but here’s an interview I did with our old friend Anisse Gross where I’m asked about Facebook, Auto-Tune, and […]

  • Funkyzeit mit [Franklin] Bruno

    I don’t have my copy yet (cough, cough), so I can’t testify that the artwork I put together for it this past spring came out as intended, but according to this post on Fayettenam’s myspace, Local Currency, the Franklin Bruno singles compilation, is now available via direct order along with an Easter basket full of […]



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