The good people at Angry Pizza Entertainment–including my sister, Jen, and good friends John and Jesse–have released their first handheld game.
In Backyard Invasion, you help Alfie fend off an alien onslaught with fireworks.
Download it, play it, and enjoy the music, done by yours truly.
It’s been a pretty eventful winter. In December, I was excited to be named Product Manager at TownNews.com. With the transition period between front-end developer and product manager waning, it should be fun spring.
Also, some friends and family are building an Android game, and I’ve been working on the backing music.
Normally I would spend the Sunday of St. Patrick’s watching The Quiet Man while cleaning up after our own St. Patrick’s get-together, but for various reasons we didn’t have one this year. To make up for the lack of festivities, I have been subjecting my Facebook friends this month to near-daily music videos from Youtube. Here they are, all together:
I just started listening to Big Wreck’s most recent album, Albatross, and it is my favorite of the bunch. The gap between the better tracks and the rest of the album has closed with each album I have heard (I do not have Thornley’s second album Tiny Pictures… yet).
Don’t take my word for it. Listen up:
Earlier this summer, I plopped down some money to pre-order/sponsor Kevin Gordon’s soon-to-be-latest album, “Gloryland.” I have been told the pre-order is shipping soon, and while digging around his site, I came across a live performance of “Colfax,” a song from the upcoming album. I saw it was ten minutes long, and didn’t expect to sit through the whole video knowing there was all kinds of important things like status updates and fantasy football teams that needed tending. I clicked play.