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Topped With Fudge 2!

Topped With Fudge 2!

Matt Sommers has now digitized the second TWF cassette for all to listen/download at his website.  The second Fudge was a little more "pro" in that it was actually manufactured and not simply dubbed by me.  However, it is still chock full of weird.  This installment has side projects from loads of well-known Indianapolis musicians including Lon Paul Ellrich, John Strohm, Vess Ruhtenberg, Dave Lawson and more.   See if you can spot who's on what.  It also has…


Posted on December 3, 2013 at 1:36pm — 1 Comment

Topped With Fudge!

Matt Sommers has digitized the first Topped With Fudge compilation tape and has it available for listening and downloading at his website.  This comp was an idea created by PJ Christie and me.  The liner notes at the site cover some of the details.  I personally dubbed about a hundred copies of this yet somehow lost my own over a decade ago.  It is filled with awesomely strange and wacky side projects and weirdness from around Indiana circa 1990-91.  Enjoy! …


Posted on November 18, 2013 at 12:15pm

Rest in Peace, Kirk Butler

We lost a great guy Monday night. Kirk was an awesome part of local and international music. He recorded all kinds of artists from Willie Nelson, Miles Davis and Natalie Cole; to flying to Japan to record oddball new-age musicians. He recorded commercial jingles, gospel music, classical, jazz, pop, rock, blues, and everything between.

When I interned at September Recording in the early 90s, he patiently showed me a lot of techniques I still use today. He also filled my ears with… Continue

Posted on November 5, 2010 at 12:09pm — 1 Comment

Got my band a brand-spanking new website and it could have been free! is where you'll find it. I already owned the domain name, but other than the cost of that (15 bucks a year) and having wordpress use that address (10 bucks a year) it was all FREE. Free I say!

Jeb turned me on to for the music streaming and downloads. Thanks, Jeb! It's a pretty cool service that lets you embed your music elsewhere and sell or give away downloads with no charge to the… Continue

Posted on February 4, 2010 at 10:41pm — 1 Comment

America's Great Hope, by Immortal Technique

From: Immortal Technique

Date: Nov 6, 2008 5:36 AM

I watched something necessary the other night, necessary for the legitimacy of America and it’s interests around the world. Necessary for it’s religion of capitalism and it’s imperial ambition, which were not curbed in anyway with the election of an African American. Instead they gained perhaps the greatest spokesperson for their cause that they could have ever received. People that never felt inclusive now feel like part… Continue

Posted on November 6, 2008 at 3:06pm — 4 Comments

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At 4:32pm on May 18, 2009, Justin Shimp said…
have any good resources of audio from Bitch Head so that i can make a profile of them? Thanks a lot in any info/bio of the band would be cool too. Thanks!
At 10:38am on January 31, 2009, John Scot Sheets said…

sorry for the blurry pic.
At 11:58pm on January 13, 2009, jeff said…
Hey, are you out there? I have a 7" and cd of Budd's new band for you. PM me, hopefully we can get together.

At 1:24pm on September 26, 2008, Chip Birge said…
Hey what's up? Why isn't the Topped w/Fudge stuff archived here? Good to see some of us are still around in virtualness! - Chip
At 1:07pm on August 23, 2008, Dionne said…
Hell yeah. Today, you will become a honorary Noblesville townie, m'dear.

Bring knowledge of Nascar and a love for Q95--huzzah!
At 4:27pm on August 22, 2008, Jbarge said…
You suggested we open for the Offspring? I heard through the grapevine that some Indy punk rock dude said that to what's-her-name at the big booking agency....that was you? Uh, thank you.
At 11:14am on August 21, 2008, Cyndi E (sindie e) said…
bless you for screening LC Final Cut in Indy.
At 2:59am on August 20, 2008, Tom Shover said…

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At 11:57am on August 3, 2008, Marvin P. Goldstein said…
Didya get that Monkeyfish pic I sent ya? Stole it from Emmit!

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