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NEWS YOU CAN'T USE

Hey! Here’s an update on where ya boy is at and when and what and why:

VAGUEBOOK THE FIRST: Currently I’m working on a really cool project for a fellow musician. It’s amazing to me that not only do people like my artwork but they want me to draw stuff for them. This project will be really cool and I cannot WAIT to reveal it to you. Yeah, it’ll be worth it. Trust me.

VAGUEBOOK THE 2ND: I’m also doing art for the video of an artist I truly admire. I can’t reveal it yet but damn son when it’s done you will be as amazed as I.

BUNNYHEAD: Yeah, I’m still working on it. 10 issues in all. Currently the mini-comic and album I’m doing for Component must be done before I resume work on Issue 4. “Enter The Doom Pit” will be out in early 2020. Given that it will be over a year since issue 3 expect a significant improvement in the artwork. I’ve been sketching up a storm and busting my ass to fully realize this weird tale. I want it to blow your mind. And it will.

MUSIC NEWS: As always I’m making bleeps and bloops and squeaks and squoops. It’s happening in lots of different ways and places. In order:

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BRITTNEY SPARSE: SNACKS EP. The mistress of disaster techno is back with two songs. Well, three if you buy it through my bandcamp because Condition Human gets all the money. And so do I. Expect lots of 909 and bass.

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CATHODE RAY TUBE: NULL CONTACT EP. Yep. 5 songs. Very pumped about this. I’m covering some newer, weirder ground and I want to inflict it all on you. Lots of good stuff up in this bidnatch.

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CATHODE RAY TUBE: DARK ROADS FOR THE YOUNG MAGUS. Very, very, very excited about this new full album! This album will drop in November 2019 on Truth Table out of Sheffield, UK. This is as close to a paean to my heroes Autechre and Cabaret Voltaire and you can get! As with the Null Contact EP there’s a lot of new stuff happening. Part of it is a return to melody and “songs” so to speak. The other is embracing more chaos and weird tunings.

That’s it for now. Keep an eye out for release dates for all of the above.

Be well and be weird!

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COMING IN FEBRUARY 2019: "The Veskarian Journals"

Introducing... “The Veskarian Journals!”

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Beginning in October I will start posting one to two pages every two weeks of a new story entitled “The Veskarian Journals.”

It’s a first contact story about a human expedition to a planet inhabited by two intelligent races, one avian and the other insect. It will be told from the point of view of the expedition’s exobiologist in journal form.

I’m really excited about telling you this story. It’s a new method for me and a form that has a lot of possibilities and challenges. Plus y’all know it will have spaceships, monsters, laser guns and all the things I love.

You may think “This dude is nuts! How does he think he’s going to do this, continue writing and drawing Bunnyhead, making music and eating and living and all that stuff?!” And the answer is... I’ll figure it out. Like all stories, this one is burning a hole in my brain trying to get out into the world so either I let it out or my brain explodes. As Robert Frost once wrote, “I came to a fork in the road and chose the road less messy.” Pretty sure that’s the exact words he wrote.

“Okay then it’s you’re funeral,” you say, “How can I read this business about avian aliens?” Excellent question.

“The Veskarian Journals” will be available exclusively on my Patreon. I hope you will head over there and become a patron, joining me and the good Professor Scorsone on their journey. The comic will be available to patrons at all levels.

In the words of John Updike as he began the first of his “Rabbit” books... “Folks, this is going to absolutely fucking rule!”

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BUNNYHEAD NEWS!

Hallo!

Here's a little status update on your bot Bunnyhead. Issue 1 is out there doing very nicely. People are getting it and loving it. Remember you can get yours either digitally OR print-on-demand via Indyplanet

ISSUE 2: THE COMING STORM! Out soon!

ISSUE 2: THE COMING STORM! Out soon!

ISSUE 2 is done, off to the printers and will be available soon! Locally it'll be at the usual haunts such as The Complex, Coast City Comics and Zimmie's up in Lewiston (Casablanca Comics is forthcoming as they're still dealing with their move and the renovations happening above their store). It, too, will be available at Indyplanet soon. Keep your eyes peeled for that!

Both of these and all further issues will also be available at ComiXology soon, too!

If you've been so kind as to buy a copy would you please post it on social media and review it, too? I'd really like to get the word out to more and more people. It's a really cool story and it's only going to get better as it goes on. 

Piece out, space scout!

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BUNNYHEAD ISSUE 1 NOW AVAILABLE!

Introducing BUNNYHEAD! " After awakening with its memory wiped a lone robot must fight for survival on a ruined world battling cyborg invaders from space while trying to piece together the mystery of its vanished memory and the Creators who made it. "

Introducing BUNNYHEAD! "After awakening with its memory wiped a lone robot must fight for survival on a ruined world battling cyborg invaders from space while trying to piece together the mystery of its vanished memory and the Creators who made it."

Been a long time since I blogged and rolled oh ohoh!

Whoa. Hey. Where you been?

A lot of stuff happening here at CHizzle Rizzle Tizzle HQ. To wit:

BUNNYHEAD: I'm hard at work on my first ever comic book/graphic novel whatever you want to call it. As I'm writing and drawing/inking/coloring it on my own time and dime it's double duty. I love it! I'm aiming to release it in early June. "Bunnyhead: A Tale of The Corrupted Age" is the story of a lone robot, scouring the wastes of his desolate world in search of others like him. All this while fighting off invaders from the sky. It's a pretty dope tale as afar as I'm concerned and I think you'll agree. Here's the most action packed panel so far. It contains 0.00% spoilers.

Ooohh! In yo face, Hogbot!

Ooohh! In yo face, Hogbot!

CATHODE RAY TUBE: I've been busy musically. Yeah you know it. Recently Component Recordings has released my latest album The Void And Other Structures. Not to be a braggart but it's my thirty-first album. I think. Anyway I think it's pretty badass and I bet you will, too. Check it:

Other than that I'm a walk the dog, play Fallout and watch TV type of guy. Hope all is well with you.