Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

The Soviet government founded the town of Pripyat on February 4, 1970 to house the workers and the scientists who arrived to work at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant some 100 miles from Kiev. Pripyat, which got its name from the nearby Pripyat river, was billed as the Soviet Union’s ninth nuclear city or “atomograd” and […]


“Resistance” More experiments with my various instruments. Here, using just one of my instruments, the Korg Electribe Sampler. Here a program set to 97 bpm and the chord button pressed for the key pads on the sampler. Just chord stabs, almost like the big orchetra hits of symphony orchestras. Then, a brief improvisation with the […]

A Drone’s Eye View

Just back from four days in northern Michigan where I took my drone up and got some great shots. It’s good to see images from 400 feet in the air these days and get away from the six foot social distancing rules for a few moments. Still, even drones are not free to fly anywhere. […]

The Rusians Are Coming!

A Russian Tribute Band to Chicago Sounds Better Than Chicago! With multiple sold-out U.S. tours under its belt and hundreds of thousands of fans around the world, Leonid & Friends continues to astound its global audience with its unique ability in capturing the spirit, musicality, and fire of American supergroup Chicago. And what is even […]