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2013


14th April, 2013


Started my new blog on rustyjam.wordpress.com.


January, 2013


Re-published "Last Train to Awakening" and "The Flight" on Indabamusic for The Russian Spy Production Library. The other song is "The Art of Lovemaking", which is an adaptation of "Psyche (You Went to Sleep Alone)" that I used for the Family of the Year contest.



2012


21st December, 2012


Published a new song and video, entirely composed by me, by the title "War (Out of Nowhere)" on YouTube. For the video I used old footage from the Vietnam war in the '60s. It is a copyright free video that I found on archive.org.


17th November, 2012


Published my version of "Salala" ft. Angelique Kidjo and Peter Gabriel on YouTube, which won an Hot Pick mention in the Real World Remixed website in 2007.


9th November, 2012


Published on YouTube my version of "Matter of Time" ft. Shannon Hurley, a beautiful song by Shannon, that I first published on ccmixter in 2009. This is one of the songs that I prefer and of which I am most proud.


7th November, 2012


Published on YouTube my version of "Matter of Time" ft. Shannon Hurley, a beautiful song by Shannon, that I first published on ccmixter in 2009. This is one of the songs that I prefer and of which I am most proud.


25th October, 2012


Published on YouTube the video of "The Flight, The Felix Baumgartner Red Bull Edit".


24th October, 2012


Published a new and shorter version of "The Flight, The Felix Baumgartner Red Bull Edit", on Indabamusic for the October 17, 2012, Weekly Brief.


15th October, 2012


Published "Top of the World (Jammed)" on Indabamusic for the Slightly Stoopid "Top of the World" Remix Contest.


3rd July, 2012


Published on YouTube the video of "Voices Inside My Head/Bring On The Night".


15th May , 2012


Published "The Art of Lovemaking" on YouTube, with a video I edited from a longer copyright-free video I found on archive.org, which represents bogus bohemians of late 1960s New York model Mod cotton fashions. It was originally taken from the Prelinger Archives.


7th April, 2012


Published again "Static Attraction" on Indabamusic for the April 4, 2012, Weekly Brief. This is a remixed and remastered version of the same song which was the result of the collaboration with A Minor Theory.


30th March, 2012


Published "Move Over (Funky Pop)" on Indabamusic for the Janis Joplin, The Pearl Sessions Remix.


22nd February, 2012


Published "A Night at the Savoy" on Indabamusic for the February 15, 2012, Weekly Brief.



2011


1st December, 2011


Published "Voices Inside My Head/Bring On The Night" in the Cover Song Contest on Indabamusic. This was my personal interpretation of these two Police classics, that I had already published in Myspace in around 2008.


11th November, 2011


Published "Deeper and Progressive" on Indabamusic, ft. Umphrey's McGee. This track won an Honourable Mention in the Death By Stereo Remix Contest.


16th November, 2011


Published "Booth Love (Funky Dance)" on Indabamusic, ft. Umphrey's McGee.


September, 2011


Started a collaboration with Sgomber and Sassy Gal for the song "Broken".


7th August, 2011

Published "Last Train to Awakening" on Indabamusic, a semi-instrumental song with a few lyrics, which was previously used for the "Satellite Mind" remix and that I re-adapted as a stand alone song. I don't think I'll do the experiment again. Written, performed and recorded by rustyjam - 2011


4th August, 2011


My song "The Flight" won the "WEST LA CNCT Digital Mixtape #4" competition on Indabamusic. Click here for the contest page.


13th July, 2011


Published "The Flight" on Indabamusic, an instrumental song I had composed two years ago. Written, performed and recorded by rustyjam - 2011


11th July, 2011


Published "Notes from the Sky" on Indabamusic, an instrumental song that I published on Myspace in 2007. Written, performed and recorded by rustyjam - 2011


26th May, 2011


Started a parallel project by the name "Nova Curiosa" with UK singer and songwriter Kate Gatsby on Indabamusic.


15th May, 2011


From now onwards I will concentrate mainly on my original songs and no more remixes for a while.


12th May, 2011


Published "Love is Eternally Love" ft. Paul Simon on Indabamusic.


28th April, 2011

Published "Get Derezzed Unconventionally" ft Daft Punk on Indabamusic.


25th March, 2011

Published "Sunset in Serengeti" for Bar Karma. This was intended for Episode #110 - "The Day the Music Died", broadcasted on April 15th, 2011, but never appeared in the series. Written, performed and recorded by rustyjam - 2011


25th March, 2011

Published "Ghetto Boys" for Bar Karma. This was intended for Episode #110 - "The Day the Music Died", broadcasted on April 15th, 2011, but never appeared in the series. Written, performed and recorded by rustyjam - 2011


2nd March, 2011

Published "The Evil Side of Janus" for Bar Karma. This was intended for Episode #106 - "Term Limits", broadcasted on March 18th, 2011 but never appeared in the series. Written, performed and recorded by rustyjam - 2011


24th February, 2011

Interview for Indabamusic after Current TV choose "An American Football Player" for Episode #105 of Bar Karma. Read the full interview here.


16th February, 2011

Published "An American Football Player", an original song by rustyjam, featured in the Bar Karma TV series on Current TV: Episode #105 "Fair Catch", broadcasted on March 11th, 2011. Written, performed and recorded by rustyjam - 2011


13th February, 2011

Scomber, a fantastic songwriter and remixer from ccmixter, added a new vocal line and lyrics to my arrangement for "It's Just a Matter of Time", originally recorded for Shannon Hurley vocals.


2nd February, 2011

Published "Psyche (You Went to Sleep Alone)" ft. Family of the Year on Indabamusic. This was a Contest Judges Pick.


14th January, 2011

Published "A Very Simple Shine" ft. John Legend on Indabamusic.



2010


27th December, 2010

Published "Ali in the Jungle Meets Moz" ft. The Hours on Indabamusic.


2nd December, 2010

Published "Satellite Mind" ft. Metric on Indabamusic.


22nd July, 2010

Re-published "Dream in Blue 2.0" ft. A Minor Theory on ccmixter. This is the remixed and remastered version of the same track published in a minor theory's website in 2008.


15th April, 2010

Published "Stop the Funky War" ft. Brad Stanfield on ccmixter.



2009



13th July, 2009

Published "It's Just a Matter of Time" ft. Shannon Hurley on ccmixter.


26th June, 2009

Published "Static Attraction (It's Shocking)" ft. A Minor Theory on ccmixter.



2008


17th January, 2008

Published "Dream in Blue" ft. A Minor Theory in the A Minor Theory website.



2007


25th April, 2007

Published "Salala - African Version in 6/8 (The Union)" ft. Peter Gabriel and Angelique Kidjo in the Real World Remix website.


16th April, 2007

Published "Psychedelic Joi (And a Seagull Came)" ft. Joi in the Real World Remix website.


6th April, 2007

Published "From the Lions' Den (A-Live Again)" ft. Little Axe. This track was chosen as a Hotpick in the Real World Remix website.


29th March, 2007

Published "Salala - Live Version in 5/4 (Guitars a go go)" in RWR, ft. Peter Gabriel and Angelique Kidjo. This track was chosen as a Hotpick in the Real World Remix website.


9th March, 2007

Published "The Drum is King, and Joy Rejoyces" in the Real World Remix website.

February 2007

Started the rustyjam project