this place is actually the worst – zero friends, one review (2017) [Mix, Master]

September 28, 2017

Written and Performed by Andrew Noseworthy and Aaron Garcia (who also played with me in Guillemet), Recorded by Michael Ikonomidis, Mixed and Mastered by yours truly. Experimental screamo-jazz that was way out of my comfort zone but so much fun to work on.


FFO: Skramz, Saxophone, Sass


Dead Sun – matka // батько (2017)

January 2, 2017

Dead Sun is currently my only other active project. We are really loud and also really quiet. We don’t really play these two songs anymore and are currently recording a full length, expected to be complete in 2018.


FFO: Brand New, Cloakroom, Greet Death, Thrice, dynamics


Recorded and mixed by Adrian Kobziar at Wall of Sound in Chicago. Mastered by Matthew Barnhart at Chicago Mastering Service.


Adrian Kobziar – Guitar, Vocals
Bryan Kingsley – Guitar
Dick Hwang – Bass
Norman Marston – Drums

Nanoseconds – Thirty Years in Seven (2017)

January 1, 2017

Nanoseconds is basically They Face Reaction 2.0, but with Tyler and I switching instruments. For this EP, I moved to drums and Tyler played bass. We wrote and recorded this EP shortly before Ren moved to California and broke up the band for good… for now.


FFO: Foo Fighters, Biffy Clyro, Brazilians.


Recorded and mixed by Adrian Kobziar at Wall of Sound and Bricktop Recording. Mastered by Collin Jordan at the Boiler Room.


Ren Volpi – Guitar, Vocals
Tyler Eckhart – Bass
Bryan Kingsley – Drums

Bishop – Strange Demise (2017)

Bishop features Adam from Cage Match, on bass and recording duties for this album. I joined this band after these songs were written, but got to put my own spin on them and play on the record. Bishop has since disbanded.


Recorded & mixed by Adam J Salsberg at Pallet Sound in Chicago, IL. Fender Rhodes on ‘Brown & Green’ recorded by Adrian Kobziar at Wall of Sound in Chicago, IL. Mastered by Bob Weston at Chicago Mastering Service in Chicago, IL.


Daniel Lee – Guitar, Vocals
Sam Kim – Guitar
Adam Salsberg – Drums
Bryan Kingsley – Guitar

Tag: 2017