Category: Music

  • Best Things This Year (2021)

    Well, we’re still in year 2 of this pandemic. I feel lucky my family is vaccinated, boosted and able to fend off one covid case. But it’s still sad we haven’t returned to the world we had in 2019. I’m still hopeful we can in some ways, but things will always be different. 2021 was…

  • Best Things this Year (2017)

    Every year I write a recap of things I did and enjoyed. 2017 was packed. I re-read my 2016 recap and there’s a lot of despair, but I’m glad it didn’t slow me down. Maybe it was motivating. TV / Movies Twin Peaks: The Return Silicon Valley The Leftovers The Big Sick Coco Get Out…

  • Collingswood Porch Fest September 23, 2017

    I’m playing this Saturday at the Collingswood Porch Fest on my porch at 12:30PM. Facebook event link

  • Show at Grooveground Friday 6/7/13 with Arcati Crisis

    I’ll be playing with Arcati Crisis on Friday, 6/7/13 at Grooveground. The show starts at 8:30PM!

  • Friday, 10/18/12 opening for the Jersey Corn Pickers

    On Friday, 10/18/12 I’ll be opening for the Jersey Corn Pickers at the Bus Stop Cafe in Pitman, NJ! I go on at 7:00PM sharp and will be play mostly originals with a few covers mixed in. I haven’t played in forever and can’t wait. See you then! Bus Stop Cafe 148 South Broadway Pitman,…

  • Rock the Animals Theme Song

    Sasha and I recorded a theme song for Rock the Animals today. Enjoy! Ben and Sasha Garvey – Rock the Animals

  • Running Mix for Tomorrow’s Race

    Chuck Berry – Maybellene The Blow – Eat Your Heart Up Ween – It’s Gonna Be A Long Night The National – Abel Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Upon This Tidal Wave Of Young Blood The Bloodhound Gang – Ralph Wiggum Beck – Mattress Neutral Milk Hotel – Holland, 1945 White Stripes – Blue…

  • Log Contest Theme Song

    Here’s a video of me playing the theme song at our annual family reunion log contest.

  • Top Ten Albums of the 00’s I Forgot to Include

    Two days after I posted my list of the Top Ten Albums of the Decade I noticed some glaring omissions. 10. Franz Ferdinand – You Could Have it So Much Better, 2004 9. Radiohead – Hail to the Thief, 2003 8. Blur – Think Tank, 2003 7. Feist – The Reminder, 2007 6. Of Montreal…

  • My Ten Favorite Albums of the Decade

    They say the older you get the faster time goes by, but 2000 – 2009 seemed like a long time to me. I don’t know if this decade offered a whole lot of originality or if I was just too lazy to find it. The main thing I took away from it was that the…