Jane i left you and them boys for no other reason than this to come here to procure a littl property by the swet of my brow so that we could have a place of our own that i mite not be a dog for other people any longer.
— A forty-niner writing to his wife.
(From Roaring Camp: The Social World of the California Gold Rush).
Right on, brother.
A scrap of guitar playing that I posted on Freesound is part of an iPhone app called iLogMiles.
Similarly, I posted my Homestyle Mandolin sample pack over on CC Mixter and it got reused in a groovy organic squawk-jazz groove called “go find yourself” by Speck
I love it when my music is useful. Making music is mainly narcissisism. Putting it to work changes that.