First review of the upcoming Clawing release Labour, due out on Oct. 31!
Two new tracks by my psych-drone guitar duo with Marshall Marrotte. Recorded and mixed on tape by Jim Marrer at Zero Return. Tape mastering by Tom Borthwick at SIS Studios. Streaming and downloads from Bandcamp.
Materialize, the latest recording by Witchchord is out now on Bandcamp. This is our second release, and, while still instrumental and proggy, it’s a bit darker and heavier. Once again, it features the talents of Shane Gillis on guitar and keys, Tracy Harris on drums, Tom Sellers on keys and...
The latest recording by my noise/dark ambient/spoken word trio Clawing is out now, courtesy of Nailbat Tapes. 4 disturbing tracks from Clawing, and 4 punishing noise tracks from Offerbeest (Maurice de Jong of Gnaw Their Tongues). High quality cassettes, digital downloads and streaming.
The upcoming Clawing/Offerbeest split is now up for preorders at Nailbat Tapes. Get two downloadable tracks now, and the full digital release and cassette when it comes out on June...
Volume 5 in a series of joylessly noisy musicks is now available for download and streaming on my Bandcamp page. I have to say that this is my favorite in the series. Deep, dark and thematic. Board the doomed ship and find out. Features excellent artwork once again by Austin...
Spectral Estate, the debut from my dark noisescape/spoken word trio Clawing is out now on Dullest Records. Cassettes and digital downloads.
Recording is complete for the latest Joyless Noise. This will be Vol. 5 in my series of joylessly noisy musicks. Tracks are being mastered right now, and Austin Gaines is once again doing the artwork. More info coming soon!
You can preorder the second release by my noise/spoken word trio Clawing right now at Nailbat Tapes. This is a split with Offerbeest (Maurice from Gnaw Their Tongues). Get two tracks for download now and the complete digital release and cassette on June 1.
I have two Joyless Noise tracks on Freakface! Radio, which is an online "radio station" for listening while playing the magazine boardgame Freakface! from Emperors Of Eternal Evil. The whole station is awesome, even if you're not playing the game. The Joyless Noise tracks are Skeletal Reflection 1 & 2....
The latest recording by my instru-prog group Witchchord is being mastered right now by Jamie Uertz at Silver Cord Studio in NYC. More news soon!
Spectral Estate, the first release by my noise-drone spoken word trio Clawing, will be out March 23 on Dullest Records. Preorders are up now! See the link below to order...
Dead Dream City, my split CD with TN’s Degtras is available now from Wood & Stone Productions. The disc features 2 longform tracks of darkest drone and deep, pummeling synthesis to rattle your brain. Degtras’ Road To The Dark City puts you on the bleak highway, and my Thomas Ligotti-inspired...
My upcoming split CD with TN's Degtras is available for preorder. It's called Dead Dream City, and features a lengthy track from each of us. Dark electronic drone that will take you directly to the dark city. Features amazing artwork from Austin Gaines. Release date is December 21. Hit the...
My friends in The Hard Gospel have a new recording out today on Bandcamp. I sing on the last track! Check it out at the link below!
The first in a series of live performance recordings by my guitar duo gowith is now up on Bandcamp. Recorded live at Sunbrimmer Records in Atlanta, GA.
Seems like not has been happening musically this year, but I've finally put a link here to the newest gowith recording that's been out for a while.
I've been working in the shadows on many other things.
We've got a new batch of Witchchord songs ready to go for a...
Witchchord, the horror prog instrumental band that I play bass in, has a recording out today on Bandcamp! 9 tracks of prog rock horror for the maniacal movie in your mind! Give it a listen! And happy Halloween!
A new live guitar recording on Soundcloud using only a buggfx Daydream pedal. Enjoy!
A second live guitar track on Soundcloud using only a buggfx Daydream pedal...
Here's a clip from our recent Baghouse show at The Sanctuary!
Whatever all that means. Some weird stuff out there on my Soundcloud page. Check it out sometime when you're feelin' spunky...
Some long-needed updating going on here! A recording by gowith, my duo with Marshall Marrotte, is available and some news about some horror prog that I'm playing bass on nowadays! Keep your eye on the Newsfeed and Works section!
Check out Four Glooms Pharmaceuticals by my ambient guitar duo gowith on Bandcamp! 4 tracks of sprawling ambient guitar peformed with my friend Marshall Marrotte.
I've been playing bass in a horror prog instrumental band called Witchchord for a good part of this year. We just finished up recording 9 songs for a release later in the year. It's been a blast playing with friends old and new, and writing some creepy prog music! I'll...
Latest recording now available!
Check out the link here or the Works section for more info.
Tracks from my solo guitar series are now freely downloadable on SoundCloud!
Check out a new live solo guitar collection just up on Soundcloud called Solo Guitar In The Dream Arcade. This will be an expanding collection raw recordings on the guitar that I'll be posting there!
The latest installment in my Joyless Noise series is now up for streaming and downloading. Joyless Noise, Vol. 4 is focused on towering walls of guitar. More info in the Works section, or at the link below.
One of my favorite sessions with Baghouse is out now. More info in the Works section, but you can jump straight to it with the link out below!
Works section has been updated, and you can now order Drub/Jeff McLeod split cassettes directly from here. You can also jump backwards into 2014 and link out to Joyless Noise Volumes 2 & 3. Joyless Noise, Vol. 4 has just been completed, so there'll be some news about that soon...
Website is about to be updated with all the releases that have happened, yet haven\'t been documented here (Joyless Noise 2 & 3, Drub split cassette, etc.). Things are a bit outdated now, but that will be remedied soon! Until then, check out the link below to get current!
I have a box of split cassettes (with Montreal's Drub) featuring a new drone piece called "Thoss" that just arrived. Updates to this site coming soon! Until then, you can order physical and digital versions at the link below.
...about, well--UPDATING! I am in the process of getting the site refreshed with new releases, new sounds and new content. I'm also working towards trimming it down to something more minimal that I will be more likely to CONTINUE to update!
More info here soon about my two final...
Here's my latest piece of flash fiction called "How Many Tomorrows" from back in April. The prompt was "Leave your worries at the door." Enjoy!
New Baghouse is available from Bandcamp now called Lirpa In Gripple Grapple. Turned out great! All live, as always! Here's a blog about it and some other stuff...
The latest blog update from the field for The Subversive Workshop. New recordings on the horizon! Also has a link out to my latest flash fiction piece written for The Five Hundred. Enjoy!
Live at Kenney Ridge in Athens, GA. A huge sheet of noise launching into outer space. Enjoy! More info at the blog link!
The latest batch of flash fiction at The Five Hundred. Mine are "Last Days In The World Of Legs" and "Body/Steam." Enjoy!
My latest blog post!
My first volume of a noise series called Joyless Noise. Each edition throughout the year will be available only on Bandcamp for $1. Modern noise composition and punishment.
A review of some crazy music that my friend Kenny Johnson and I did way back when for some equally crazy songwriting challenge. Insane musicks.
Show review, lead vocalist interview and video from the recent Black Jacket Symphony performance of Led Zeppelin's Houses Of The Holy. Enjoy!
A short one about rejoining a writing group and some other tidbits...
The Five Hundred is an excellent flash fiction site. Each month, there's a prompt, users write 400-600 words pieces based on it. So much fun. Check out mine for January! My first story there in nearly a year.
Check it out on K-Fuel!
Moog guitar & Echoplex Digital Pro.
Recorded live on the air at WUOG in Athens, GA, USA on 10-7-10.
Borne Down Upon. The final installment in a trilogy that began in 2011.
2 new releases coming up on GBS, who released my IWWEBOM cassette earlier in the year. These will be part of their new drone imprint GDS. More soon...
The latest recording by my electrounfriendliness duo Suckbuddy. Free/pay-what-you-want download! Please enjoy!
Alice Cooper, Japanese Women & Pornography!
4-song EP just released digitally on Bandcamp! More info there! All downloads come with a packet of photos and drawings form the recording session! Enjoy!
Digital version of my 4-song ep coming very soon! More details on the way...
Music is the best!
Trailer for Freedom Lover, the upcoming film by Lauren Elaine, using my solo guitar track "The Horror Approaches....
Two new songs! "Insufficient Data" and "Wastage, Pilferage, Breakage." Live at Das Haus in Birmingham, AL at this years Secret Stages festival.
A solo guitar piece of mine ("The Horror Approaches") from my 2009 recording Ever-Stretching Shadow will be a part of Lauren Elaine's upcoming dramatic short Freedom Lovers, hitting festivals soon! More details soon.
Just started my own blog. Please subscribe and get updates for everything I post there, which will include info about my own music, writings and art . . . as well as reviews of other people's work. Enjoy!
Limited editions (30) of my latest release with my electronic duo Fantasy Violence are now available from Sanctum Abyss. Each comes in a hand sewn canvas bag stamped with a circuit-like design in either red, black, or blue. These are only available through Sanctum Abyss, and when they're gone, that's...
New acoustic duo recording with my friend Drew Martin in Mothmeat. Droney, soundtrack-ish instrumental acoustics with interlocking parts and textures. Listening and pay-what-you-want downloads. Enjoy!
High-level improvisation with my friends in Baghouse. Our first session in nearly 12 years. Some truly remarkable playing on this one. Available now for listening and pay-what-you-want downloads. Enjoy the music!
Tapes & digital downloads of I Wonder What Ever Became Of Me are now both available from Montreal's GBS Records. Three lengthy pieces performed & processed live on the Moog guitar. Lovely artwork created by Acerbic Noise's Chad Baker.
Playing in Athens, GA with my friends Jeff & Andy in Baghouse for the first time in a long time. Come see us live at The Green Room in Athens, GA on May 11! Hit the link for fine details...
Downloads and cassettes are now available for Frangments by Fantasy Violence--the iOS-based recording duo with myself and my friend Christopher Scott Davis. This was totally created with Nanostudio on a pair of iPads, sharing tracks between Alabama & Tennessee via Dropbox. Cassette edition of 50. Write me for info.
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In July Trdmrk Recordings will be releasing a split 12" lp with my Migration Of The Device EP and two new songs by the amazing Akasa. In addition to the teaser track that you hear in the background on this site, you can also hear another new track at the...
A one-song teaser from my upcoming debut E.P for GBS Records "I Wonder What Ever Became Of Me " that will be out sometime this spring ( March-April) on cassette and for digital download.
Moog guitar processed live through csGrain. More info soon!
This is a preview track from an upcoming release "Frangments." It was recorded by my pal Christopher Davis and myself, using iOS devices and swapping files between Dropbox.
The full length will be coming soon from Sanctum Abyss. Cassette and digital download. More info soon!
My trio No's Scum Commodities CDs are now available for ordering at this link. Each disc & sleeve features a unique hand-painted design, completed by a fancy lyric insert designed by Austin Gaines. $7ppd. Comes with a digital download.
Scum Commodities, the latest No recording, is now up for downloading and listening! In the upcoming weeks, you'll be able to order CDs from the site as well. I'll update as soon as they are available for order! We'll have 10 special edition CDs at our Montgomery and Nashville shows....
Starting recordings with csGrain (granular synth/sound mangler) and the Moog guitar this weekend for an upcoming release on Montreal's GBS Records. More info soon...
This is the third and final volume in an experimental electronic series using a minimal setup of an iOS MIDI control application, a Moog Voyager and an Ensoniq Fizmo. Pay what you want download and streaming. Enjoy!
As a precursor to the upcoming Scum Commodities release by No, we now have our first recording up as a pay what you want download. You can also order a limited edition CD for $7ppd, which includes a digital download. Enjoy!
Basic tracking is done for a new No recording called Scum Commodities! Vocals next and mixing in the upcoming weeks. It'll be up on Bandcamp for a pay what you want download, or you will be able to order a handmade CD edition as well. More as it happens...
This is Volume 2 in an experimental electronic series using a minimal setup of an iOS MIDI control application, a Moog Voyager and an Ensoniq Fizmo. Streaming, free download or pay what you want!
Volume 1 in an experimental electronic series using a minimal setup of an iOS MIDI control application, a Moog Voyager and an Ensoniq Fizmo.
Just in! The Blsphm/Gezoleen//Hadals/Knoll 4-way split cassette featuring a new 12-minute long Gezoleen track. Released by Tapes Of A Neon God. A limited edition of 100. More info on the link. If you'd like to get a copy, email me for availability at subversiveworkshop@gmail....
Check the gallery here, or visit my Youtube channel. Improvs on Moog guitar and a variety of iPad instruments.
Recorded earlier this year with my friend Keith Goodwin. Two men. Many machines. Much sound. Free download!
Chicken Leg was recorded earlier this month with my friends Shea Goodwin and Barry Thomas. Free download includes custom Boojack ad!
Check out the videos in the gallery for 8 new vid improvs on the TC-11, Tachyon and Moog guitar!
Check out the gallery section for new videos of 3 improvisations on Bit Shape's TC-11 multitouch synth on the iPad!
Scalps Of Gods, my latest recording, is now available for streaming and pay-what-you-want download. The combination of software synths, sequencing & sampling and analog synthesis involved in this process was liberating and inspiring. I'm very happy with this monstrosity.
A lifetime of weird phone calls from JJJ Industries. This site will continue to grow with calls both old and new, so keep checking back for new ones. Listen, download for free or pay what you want. Enjoy!
Now available! Special handmade additions of a collaboration I did with T. Platt Zann for The Zann Family's Coronation Of The Mercurial. A near half-hour psych nightmare. Otherworldly.
Available at Wuxtry and Low Yo Yo in Athens, GA, or directly (possibly even free) from the Zann Family at:
Just out! Download or stream! Enjoy!
gowith takes acoustic drone to another dimension, getting lost within the moment and the notes and the sound and the sound.
Marshall Marrotte & Jeff McLeod - guitars, field recordings & photos.
Under Dim Self, nearly a year in the making, is a short, stark, dark, concise collection of songs filled with curses, laments & memories. I wrote, executed and recorded everything myself. Took quite a while, but I'm very pleased with it.
In the upcoming weeks, Under Dim Self will be...
The new recording of the metal band Vyathist (with me on vocals) is up for streaming. All the lyrics are there as well. Hit the link and enjoy!
Just played my first show in Athens, GA at Flicker Theater with Armhole, a new trio with Jeff Rieter (Baghouse, The Heap) on bass and Eric Harris (Olivia Tremor Control, Elf Power) on drums and tapes. Using the Moog guitar extensively with this. Recordings and shows soon, hopefully, In the...
Just finished up recording 8 songs with Vyathist, a metal band from Montgomery that I sing with. No samples or website up yet, but you can check out the Vyathist Facebook page from the link. More sounds coming soon, though.
3 more songs to go on the new recording! Should have it finished up by fall. More info on the handmade physical copies and downloads coming soon. For now, check the link for a rough mix of a new song called "Unrelate" from Under Dim Self!
A favorite recording from a series of shows with Killick and Christofer Varner. Recorded live at Sous Whiskey Marin in Atlanta, GA. Stream, download, enjoy!
4 new No songs recorded in our rehearsal space. Not the greatest quality, but you'll get the idea as to what the songs are like. Listen or download for free...
I'll be playing Moog guitar in the 10-piece Pocketful Of Claptonite Big Band at 3pm, May 7 in Athens, GA. More details in the link!
Out and about with the Moog guitar. Check out the Dates section for details!
Currently working on a solo recording entitled Under Dim Self. Two pieces finished so far. This recording will feature fully-written songs, all kinds of instrumentation and tons of vocals. I'm really happy with what I've done so far. I'll be sharing some of it here soon.
I hope to have...
Faith-Based Dentistry, a new recording from my doomprovisation trio Skryxl, is up for free download now! Check out Works for the link and more info.
Check my Dates section for a link to listen to my first peformance on the Moog guitar live online on WUOG in Athens, GA on Oct. 7! I'll also be doing my second show on the guitar the next night, Oct. 8, at Floorspace in Athens, GA. More info in...
As of today, I've lost hosting for many of my releases that were available online via Amie Street. Amie Street is closing up shop on Sept. 22, and their site is pretty down already . . . so there's TONS of my music that you won't be able to link to from the...
For the past few weeks, I've been working with a new Moog E1 guitar. If you're not familiar with the Moog guitar, use the link for more info. I think it's the first true innovation on the electric guitar, and I am happy to be working with such an amazing...
A collection of improvisations on the Moog E1 guitar.
I played guitar on this release by my friends in Reverse Engineer. Listen and download with the link! Also, check out Tidal, the other release from this year that I played on with them.
A collection of free and prepared improvisations on the Moog Voyager and Ensoniq Fizmo synthesizers. All tracks are first takes and were recorded live on June - July 2010 at The Subversive Workshop.
Listen to and download the entire recording for free!
Two free tracks by a free-improv-noise-doom trio called The Hemogoblins that I play guitar and "sing" with. These are two long improvisations recorded in September of last year at The Bottletree and Green Cup Books in Birmingham, AL.
I've also added our first full-length recording from 2000. You can download...
My trio No has a new CD and a new batch of shirts. Hit the link below for sound samples!
Both are in limited quantities, so contact me directly, if you're interested in either.
I played guitar and bass on Tidal, the new recording by my friends Reverse Engineer. The link will take you to Amie Street, where you can listen and download.
Two new digital split albums are now up for ownloading. These are part of an ongoing series of split recordings with Thee Contortionists--the first of which (Electronics) was released on WM Recordings in The Netherlands.
These two splits are focused on drums and guitar, respectively.
Ever-Stretching Shadow is my latest recording, and comes in a limited edition of 50--each with a unique, numbered, handmade sleeve. See the Works section for more details and ordering info.
There are two tracks ("Ever-Stretching Shadow" and "The Horror Approaches") in the autoplayer on the site, so give 'em a...
One of two of my slightly older recordings are now available online for free download.
The first is Reeds, a recording of a long-running improv trio of mine called Stull. Thanks to Kenny Johnson for posting this, and for his excellent playing on the recording.
The is the second of some older recordings of mine that have recently been posted online for downloading.
This one is a recording of live electronic music called Autosymptomatic. Keith Goodwin, Scott Looney and myself had a great time making this music a couple of years ago, and it's finally...
I recently had the pleasure of playing guitar with my friends in Reverse Engineer on their new recording entitled IV. It's available online now, so hit the link, give it a listen and feel free to download it!
Some new tracks with some of my guitar work are now online.
I'm on 7 tracks on Switch 3, which was assembled by my friend Jeff Rackley from Atlanta, GA. All the guitar work was taken from source material that I sent him a good long while ago. It's amazing,...