How to Challenge Your Friends to Record Music

Six2Midnite Recordings Song Writing Challenge 01 Awhile back I found myself sitting on the couch with my laptop like usual. The movie playing on the TV was background noise for my need to create music. With no riffs in mind at that moment, I fired up Cubase on my laptop and loaded Toontracks’s EzDrummer 2…

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How I Make High Quality Branded Video Content

Fashion and Branding for Social Media Dancer Kelsie Koziol writhes upon the table as directed by JWC The objective for this shoot was to create a social media promo for fashion label Junker Designs in Los Angeles. The concept is fairly simple, a model would be seated at a table wearing headphones and scribbling into…

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RocknRoll is Alive and Well at the Viper Room

It was one of those lazy nights but I hauled myself down to the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood for a late night photo assignment with my friend’s band DieFast (Junker owner Tod Waters), at the Viper Room. As expected it was loud and gnarly as all can be. The band was working with a…

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Faith No More’s ‘Angel Dust’

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a quarter-century since Faith No More dropped the giant WTF bomb known as Angel Dust on an unsuspecting world, but this June 8th does indeed mark the controversial and influential album’s 25th anniversary. Source: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Faith No More’s ‘Angel Dust’ | Revolvermag

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Photo Story: Miniature Perspectives

  Recently, I headed to Texas to shoot a couple music videos with Ashley Worhol, lead singer of the band Worhol. Fellow Houstonian Tod Waters, owner of Junker Designs was directing the videos and enlisted my services to DP the project.   One of the segments we were shooting required the use of miniature models…

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Photo Story: Roy’s in Amboy

  On a recent shooting trip in California’s Mojave Desert, my colleague and I stopped off at Roy’s in Amboy on our way back from the Kelso Dunes. It was really hot that day and we needed a cold drink for the rest of drive home. I’d been by there a couple times but hadn’t…

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Video: Junker Designs for Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

  I was recently enlisted by friend and owner of Junker Designs, Tod Waters to shoot and edit a promo piece for Jane Goodall’s Roots&Shoots program. I already had some B-roll in the can from an artist profile piece that I’m making about Tod so all we had to do was shoot the stand up…

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Photoshoot: Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017

  Yesterday, photography for the EY 2017 Entrepreneur Of The Year program continued with a long list of qualified finalists. We spent the day working with some very influential and innovative CEOs from companies in the Southern California area. Companies such as Stamps.com, Yamibuy, Omaze and Scopely will be participating in the program this year….

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Dirt hits the Shelves on June 1st!

  Once again my photographic work will be featured in book form on the cover of “Dirt Don’t Slow You Down” by Magnus Walker, being published by Random House Books. The book is currently available for sale through . Synopsis:   Magnus Walker is one of life’s originals. Serial entrepreneur, fashion designer, TV presenter, motivational…

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Now on iTunes: Ballad of Isolation

  I have released several albums for theHandsofBoom project through my label Six2Midnite Recordings, but this is the first release in which I have used the services provided by Distrokid.com. I would recommend this service to anyone that hasn’t tried it yet. With just a few clicks your music will be made available to all…

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