Willy Wonka: A Millennial’s Guide to Economics

Originally written and published on my personal blog, in 2013, this analysis of the 1971 film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is humorous but probably would have earned an A in a Reed College film or economics class. It was edited and republished at THRU Media a couple years later. I have taken another proofread to it and I present it again, without graphics, cleanly edited. The classic 1971 musical film, Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory is a period piece set in London during the Great Depression. Wait; […]

Long House Electro Epic

“Long House” was Produced in 2011 by Sean Ongley This cut is a story in three acts with a jazzy dub-like jam that drops into a suspenseful build-up, concluding with a bumping minimalist house-style breakdown. I am using four different production software suites mixed inside Logic Pro 9. Those being Ableton Live 7, Reason 4, […]

T:BA Revived Washington High School in 2009

The inaugural year of the reopening of Washington High School in Southeast Portland, Oregon, was carried out by none other than Portland Institute for Contemporary Art as part of the Time-Based Art Festival. The following comes from two interviews conducted at the site for a radio special on KBOO Community Radio, which aired in September, […]