rub-a-dub mix vol. 1

If you don’t know, rub-a-dub is the period of music that bridged 70s roots with the more digital dancehall of the late 80s. I had been wanting to make a mix for a while and while pulling records I realized I have a lot of it, so I named this Vol. 1 with the idea that I would make at least another if not a few more to cover all of my favorite rub-a-dub jams. If you would like to read up on this period of music, Beth Lesser has a free e-book available, though you should also purchase her …

summer of ’72

Time machine Saturday with two rolls of film, piles of free beer, and endless sun….

Velo, 2nd Gear…

I’ve got a few pictures in this new book from the fine people at Gestalten. It’s a really great read that covers a wide range of fringy corners that dot the modern bicycle landscape with piles of beautiful photos to match.

paperfriends show at rapha sf

Preparations and photos from my show at Rapha’s San Francisco Cycle Club this February. If you are near the area, check it out, it’ll be up for another month or so. You can also see a close up of the photo wall here. Special thanks to Rapha, Golden Saddle Cyclery, Majaco, my friends, family and everyone else who came and made it the best weekend in a while, XO! [portfolio_slideshow width=710 height=473 crop=true]

Southbay Backpage

Years ago, I was in the backseat of a car that my roommate was driving. It must have been a few days after Valentine’s Day because his girlfriend in the front turned back and laughingly blamed me for the fact that she didn’t get a Valentine’s Day present. Confused, I quickly asked my friend why he dropped the ball on the holiest of relationship holidays. He answered by reminding me that I had said roses and chocolate were a terrible gift. It’s true. Unless delivered with skilled ironic panache, roses and chocolate are a terrible gift. And though I would …