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Yesterday I was given a tour through Morgantown's Easton Roller Mill. Construction started a year before the Civil War ended and finished two years afterward. At the time, the town of Easton was even more populous than Morgantown.
The mill was open to the community, and its operators usually charged a percentage of the flour, grains or corn in return for its use. Some of the equipment still present is really quite ingenious, and entering the location is a fascinating step backward in time.
Spent the day in the studio working up an entirely new live performance system. I can now perform the loop pedal's layering of guitar and vocal lines over beats and sound effects I've designed that progress underneath the loops. We turn destruction to creation, heartbreak into pages.
A mix of some tracks I've been listening to lately. Mostly digital instrumentation.
Slow but beat-driven. 420 friendly.
I've been learning guitar slide for a whole day, so it was time to record a track.
Yesterday I joined 62,000 other people at Milan Puskar stadium to watch WVU get revenge on TCU. And boy, did they ever. It took one minute and one second of the game for WVU to pull ahead by 7, and they never stopped. Final score: 34-10.
It's not really practical to get action photos from all the way up in the stands, so I took a couple that I hoped would convey the feeling of being there. Even my wide-angle lens can't fit everything in, but it feels kind of like this:
We did have a couple of celebrity appearances...
Most of the events that I attend with large numbers of people aren't arranged so you can see them all at once, and it's kind of staggering to see what 62,000 people looks like. I zoomed in to decontextualize just a couple of sections of the stands, trying to give an idea of what the sea of humanity feels like: