April 2008

Seesmic WP Plugin

04.24.2008 by Mark Forman

{seesmic_video:{"url_thumbnail":{"value":"http://t.seesmic.com/thumbnail/B8hNX22Utr_th1.jpg"}"title":{"value":"Seesmic Blog Test "}"videoUri":{"value":"http://www.seesmic.com/video/fdMoV1Txam"}}} My buddy Jeremy Vaught aka the Seesmic Blogger Dude informed me via chat this morning that Seesmic's new plugin for WordPress was available. This is what is showing above. So let's give it a little road test shall we?


2 Guitar Master discoveries

04.22.2008 by Mark Forman

First I mentioned John Williams Gordon to a new music friend that stated a preference for blues and jazz musical forms/ He responded that he hadn't heard was very, impressed by brief listening and would return for more later. He then mentioned a West African virtuoso from Benin-Lionel Loueke. Knowing that this guy had some […]


Out in the Light

04.21.2008 by Mark Forman

Last Sat. was a great day to get out and enjoy some of the early summer weather here in central Taiwan. There was an event at SOHO mall with 9 bands and a chili cook-off to raise money for local Kidz charity. Later I went to a barbecue at the home of Steve and Rhonda […]


Wow-Marky Likes it!

04.16.2008 by Mark Forman

It's unusual with all the web apps and shiny devices on the Net these days that I come across something that is so useful and it's utility/benefit so apparent. Apture appears to be just that. Enabling easy multimedia rich file linking without messing with CSS or HTML language in the guts of your site. It […]



04.16.2008 by Mark Forman

The stuff of legend, the veritable "Stinking Rose." I have always had a love for this herb as a flavoring agent and have since come to know and appreciate as a health food. Wikipedia has the following to add: Allium sativum L., commonly known as garlic, is a species in the onion family Alliaceae. Its close […]


Inspired by Spring Weather

04.16.2008 by Mark Forman

Hello friends that like to connect with me through my musical selections and bits of my voice! Here is 2nd installment in the new series. Inspired by spring weather and hope. Hope that in some small way life can and will be a little better. Sound kind of hippieish? Well think about the alternatives. -:) […]

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Patting myself on back…

04.15.2008 by Mark Forman

OK  I know there is no shortage of narcissism or self promotion here on the Net. You need to work with me on this one. I was chatting with a friend that blogs for some Web App company and giving him so feedback on how to create some fresh and exciting media for his community. […]


Lightning Strikes Twice?

04.14.2008 by Mark Forman

So I'm wondering if Liz Strauss has really great taste in blogs? After all this is second time one of my blogs was selected by her to win her SOB blog award. First time was over at my A.Connector site. So what gives? Does Liz have like really impeccable taste like me? Can it be […]


What me Podcast??

04.10.2008 by Mark Forman

Yeah the self-fulfilling prophecy is complete. I have done this new formas MF2.0 3 songs with a little update. Will try to incorporate on more regular basis-hope you like it. Theme music from Jean Marais-Moshang Casting Off. Music featured all from recent SXSW bands. Amy Cook-Coming Home Moke-Here comes the summer Blue Scholars-North By Northwest Show some love for […]


Redzone:Abstract Revolution

04.06.2008 by Mark Forman

Received by Justin a friend from SL. I've played musi of theirs before on GLU-worth checking out folks. REDZONE are releasing their 3RD album, ABSTRACT REVOLUTION, on 20th JUNE. HANDCRAFTED SAMPLES created from ORIGINAL MATERIAL performed on REAL INSTRUMENTS bridge the gap between electronic and concrète genres. HEAVILY processed ethereal FEMALE VOCALS, rock beats and HIPHOP […]