June 29, 2020


  • Get Lost remix project is 9/10 done (I think)
  • Couldn’t find one of the synth patches that I really liked so I’m having to substitute it with a near (but not quite) match. If I end up happy with it then I just have one more song to mix.
  • In the process of looking for that synth setting, I finally came across the high-resolution versions of the “What’s In The Box?” images that Kyle made 20 years ago (!). I’d figured they were lost ages ago.
    • side note: I remixed most of What’s In The Box? and My Little Friend not too long ago with the intention of re-releasing them. Never did follow through on that.


  • More practicing. Just about ready to lay down rough guitar tracks.

Sci-Fi Movie

  • Reading first part of first draft of movie project I’ve been asked to score. Fun!!! Can’t wait for this one to … take off. (Can’t share any details yet.)
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June 25, 2020

Another week round-up.

Chameleon in a Kaleidoscope

  • Remix/remaster is done.
  • There will be more bonus tracks than there are regular tracks!
  • Not including the story from the original release because, well, it just wasn’t good.
  • Now just finding the right time to release.

Get Lost

  • Thought about starting some new recording but couldn’t be bothered. So I started giving get Lost a fresh coat of paint for release to the streaming services.
  • So far the improvements are subtle but fantastic.
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June 7, 2020


  • Made “Sumadatym” for Chameleon bonus tracks. Greg had recorded a poem reading on the “Everybody Out” tracks back in 1995 but I didn’t know what to do with it at the time. Kind of gave it the “Losing Childhood” treatment.
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June 3, 2020

Another round-up of the last few days.

Whale Helmet

  • Recorded episode 9 “Heliopause” but haven’t edited it yet.
  • This will be last recorded episode for this season. (Things Fall chat from March will be episode 10)
  • Greg and I started talking about what’s next for this podcast. Format may change, just brainstorming right now.


  • Chameleon remix project is complete. All mastered with two bonus tracks.
  • New version of cover is done which brings the artwork back to its original aspect ratio.
  • I want to listen to it a few more times before committing but I think it’s all set.
  • I don’t want to release it right now, though. It would be inappropriate due to world events. This can wait.

Adam Rabin solo

  • Finished new recording of “Heliopause”
  • Greg and I agree it is inferior to the original demo from January.
  • I added piano to original demo and called it done.
  • I may do something with the new recording – some kind of instrumental re-arrangement.
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May 25, 2020


  • Began work on remixing The Yellow Bus.
  • Tape speed on this tune was more significantly off. I was able to adjust vocal pitch fine since it’s monophonic. I had to re-record the guitar, though. That went very quickly and easily.
  • My final vocal verse sounds way off, though. Might need to get creative in fixing that bit.
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May 23, 2020

This is a round-up of the past week.


  • Chameleon remixing continues with invaluable help from Chris Combs.
  • Just about done side 1. Not only is everything sounding “better” but there is an energy to it now that the original never quite captured.

Took a week off from Whale Helmet due to some technical issues and because Greg and I are celebrating our respective anniversaries this week.

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