It’s been a rough year. James killed himself, leaving a void that cannot be replaced by anyone else. We had planned a huge vision of musical work together, from the late ’90s tone of rockin’ Sum of Wizdum stuff in the old days…to recent ideas (conjured by me, mostly for his sake) known as the Tegan and Sara tribute Hegan and Fella. The entire experience of having a best friend exit the world is something I never expected to deal with; and I simply cannot understand why his path of existence said “No” to all the amazing things that seem to pop with every day that we live.
I keep every audio bit of history that I can, and the web is a peculiar arena what with sharing and comments and etcetera…..I just think folks need to hear the stuff that James (Chaos Kid, Snafu) and Marshall Mathers (Eminem) and Manix (Michael Ruby) and Matthew Ruby (Butterfingaz) put together in 1988 or 1989 or 1990 or whenever it was…anyway….here it goes: