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Though “The Wingless’ has enjoyed some critical music success, I need to confide in you. I absolutely hated piano lessons as a child, partly because being classically trained in century’s-old music was hardly radical. Partly because the lessons were always during the peak of the Saturday Morning Cartoon slate; a water-torture for the pre-teen soul. This hate-hate relationship with the piano would continue for nearly a dozen years.
Of all things, a documentary on Vince Guaraldi (of the Peanuts fame) inspired me to actually sit down at a piano, unprompted(!), and start writing music. My parents noticed a most unsettling change: I was practicing constantly, but all the lesson books were closed. So on the best Christmas of my childhood, my parents cancelled the piano lessons and gave me a keyboard with a music writing program. What had always felt like a joyless political marriage to the piano practically became pornographic, overnight.
I made a few hundred bumbling proto-songs in high school continuing through college, where I stumbled on to Overclocked Remix. I fell madly in love with it and was most prolific writing music from 2000 to 2005 as The Wingless. I think my most famous pieces are the companion super metroid remixes “One Girl in All the World” and “One Girl in All the World”. Certainly, those two stand out as my favorite remixes, popular or not.
Regardless, what started as a hobby making a remix or two was now an incredible gateway to other musicians, projects, and a sort of C-list internet celebrity that I still enjoy to this day. The music stagnated after 2005 when I started working as a professional artist. After the slightest spark of a resurgence in 2008, I decided that I would need a new site to showcase new music and organize the old. The365 was the result of that; the conceit being there would be music year round now- 365 days a y-
-I made one new song.
- 2008 . Studio Age . Los Angeles
- Photoshop & Actionscript on Flash
- Reason & Traktion