Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Hi, hello. This is a post announcing the way-official retirement of my Blogspot.
To those of you who are interested in keeping up with my artwork, my Tumblr is the place to see what I've been working on lately.
To those of you who are interested in keeping up to date with my band, Wood Spider, our Facebook page has been the most reliable as of late.
To those interested in music sharing or recommendations from me, I don't really have a venue for that right now. Feel free to e-mail me (alex [at] krokus [dot] com) if you'd like anything you see on my Last.fm or if you want to recommend me anything I should listen to.

Thanks to everyone who checked back on this blog. Your support, requests, recommendations and criticism were always appreciated. I'm going to leave all the posts as is because I'm grossly sentimental. If there's any album links that are down, hit me up and I'll rehost them.

Be well!
- Alex

Saturday, August 25, 2012



This is a bunch of stuff I did over the summer. I was a little all over the place and really only got around to non-committal experimenting. But it was great and I loved it.
The first guy is a design for Dr. Caterwaul's Cadre of Clairvoyant Claptraps and the second guy was a promo flier for Wood Spider's summer tour.

Next month, I'm starting an internship at Plymptoon Studios under Bill Plympton. Isn't that cool?!


Crumbs - Hallow Tongue
Download: Bandcamp or Dat Fire
Tags: freak folk, experimental acoustic punk stuff, sassy junk, percussive bliss

It's like some crazy tribal jam of a bunch of raggedy kids who are all amazing percussionists and they're shifting from sassy stomps to punk ass steel drum grooves. And they sing hauntingly and ugh! It's all so great!

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

"I just think he's the devil."

Sweet Street Symphony - "Sweet Wood"
Download: Bandcamp (free)
Tags: ragtime, new orleans, street jazz, punk

Look! Wood Spider helped produce another band's album. Sweet Street Symphony is a New Orleans punky kinda-street-jazzy outfit but for a couple of tours up North, some members of Wood Spider provided backup. Mike did sound production and I did the artwork. The collaboration was deemed "Sweet Wood".