For all my friends who have Kindles (or Ipad’s with Kindle Reader apps), the E-Book version of The Making of Adventures in Counter-Culture is now available on Amazon.com for $5.99. Click HERE or the cover to purchase. Audiobook version will be available later this month.
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After a five-year musical journey, critically acclaimed mc/producer and Soul Position frontman Blueprint, returned in 2011 with his highly-anticipated sophomore solo album Adventures in Counter-Culture. While praised by critics and considered his finest release to date, the story behind Blueprint’s musical departure went largely untold until now. The Making of Adventures in Counter-Culture sees Blueprint emerge as an author, vividly recounting the stories that inspired him to create such a unique piece of art. His writing leaves nothing unanswered – taking the reader through the creative process behind every song on the album – and describing in rich detail the circumstances that lead to his social commentary, his personal transformation, and his genre-defying album, Adventures in Counter-Culture. Continue reading
2011 was a very real year for me. After taking a departure to learn about music and get my life in order I released my sophomore solo album Adventures in Counter-Culture and toured the United States, Canada, & Europe. My brother got sick and my mother moved in with me for most of the year to help handle his affairs. I learned how to kick it without alchohol, became more focused on family than ever, and my brothers situation forced me to put things into perspective. I realized along the way that writing helps me get through things, and understand the world around me more, so I continued to write here at printmatic.net, and I thank you all for reading and allowing me to use this as an outlet. I was going back through some of my posts from this year and figured I would post a “best of” list for those who may have missed some of the things I consider to be my best writing, and for those that may want to reread or share some of these with friends.
Eyedea: One Year Later, Before and After
the downside of giving up on yourself
One year sober today
Blueprint, MTV, and “Selling Out”
Words I Like: Agonizing
The Adventures of Blueprint: Episode 2 – What happened to the radio?
The Adventures of Blueprint: Episode 1 – “The story of Radio-Inactive”
A Perfect New Year
I’ve got a lot of plans for 2012, and I’m in the lab really heavy hoping to bring a bunch of new music to you. As usual, this is where you will hear about everything first.
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