Happy New Year

I wrote a guest blog for Outlandos Music. Check it out here: OUTLANDOS MUSIC BLOG LINK. Elaine and I have been rolling up our sleeves. We've been armed with a number two pencil and a good eraser. We are busy with work that we call 'song'. At this moment, I am in the middle of demoing a brand new one called "Not About You." Or "It's Not About You." (Secretly hoping that the demo will [...]

By | 2017-06-27T16:07:31+00:00 January 5th, 2010|Categories: News|0 Comments


Worked on a :30 Amica tv spot called "Road Trip". Used music from previous brand spot but remixed and added ukulele and toy bells. Very happy with how this one turned out. Contributed vocals to a charity record... more details later. Been writing a lot. Revising some songs for Blend Volume Two. And working on some new ones that may make their way into the fold as well. And I've been finding some time to [...]

By | 2017-06-27T16:07:31+00:00 December 18th, 2009|Categories: News|0 Comments

Vinyl Test Pressing Winner is:

Evelien Eenhoorn from The Netherlands!!! Congratulations Evelien!  We will send the record out right away.  And thanks to everyone who entered.  We are currently working on our next release and trying to think of another fun prize for next time.

By | 2017-06-27T16:07:31+00:00 November 1st, 2009|Categories: News|0 Comments

Our “Lucky” Song is in ZOMBIELAND

“Two of the Lucky Ones” from The Droge & Summers Blend, Volume One, is featured in the new Sony Pictures release, Zombieland, starring Woody Harrelson. CNN had this to say about it, “...resembles 'National Lampoon's Vacation' -- if written and directed by Quentin Tarantino." Read about how Bill Murray has turned the cameo into 'high art' on the Wall Street Journal Blog HERE. Opens Friday, October 2. Equal Rights Washington is using an instrumental version [...]

By | 2017-06-27T16:07:32+00:00 October 1st, 2009|Categories: News|0 Comments

Please Support Independent Record Stores

EP in stores today.  Find one near you? PLUS Peter Stroud is coming! We are distributing our CD thru a company called Junketboy, AKA Think Indie. It's a consortium of independent record retailers determined to bring true music lovers back to the stores that make a difference. Besides sharing the avid fan’s passion and enthusiasm for music, Think Indie stores are equipped with a unique catalogue of exclusive releases, live shows and limited-edition goodies from [...]

By | 2017-06-27T16:07:32+00:00 August 25th, 2009|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Exception to the Rule

Mirror Tent Music, a new concert series produced by Teatro ZinZanni and musician Stone Gossard, will present The Hank Khoir on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. for a special evening of music alongside cirque performance, comedy and dance at Teatro ZinZanni’s spiegeltent, 222 Mercer Street. Stone Gossard of Pearl Jam has assembled a notable line up of Northwest singers and musicians for a special night of music as The HankKhoir. The HankKhoir features [...]

By | 2017-06-27T16:07:32+00:00 August 17th, 2009|Categories: News|0 Comments

Any Day Now

EP available here this week, in stores on AUG 25, Idol runner-up sings Droge, film takes its name from a Droge song & more. The Puzzle Tree Online Store will launch this week. We are hoping to go live on Tuesday, August 4. You will be able to pre-order THE DROGE & SUMMERS BLEND Volume One EP and immediately download digital files. Plus, we'll send you the CD long before it hits store shelves on [...]

By | 2017-06-27T16:07:32+00:00 August 1st, 2009|Categories: News|0 Comments

Invincible Summer

The Living in Between score is taking shape nicely. June saw some real progress. We are still in what we are calling ‘sketch’ mode with music while they continue to shape up the edit. This is the first time I have started into music on a project so early, and so far I like this approach a lot. I am able to work fast and stay focused on the core of an idea without getting [...]

By | 2017-06-27T16:07:32+00:00 July 1st, 2009|Categories: News|0 Comments

Done to a Turn

Happy to report that The Droge & Summers Blend Volume One mixes are complete and in the capable hands of grammy award winning mastering engineer, Gavin Lurssen. This week we turn our attention to finalizing art work and getting our online store ready for launch. I was thrilled to join Stone Gossard in the studio last month. Stone assembled a crack band (Branden Harper, Keith Lowe, Hans Tueber, Barb Ireland, Steve Moore & Bean One.) [...]

By | 2017-06-27T16:07:32+00:00 May 31st, 2009|Categories: News|0 Comments

I Can See the Forest Again

I recently composed original music for two Amica Insurance television spots directed by the multi-talented Sam Jones. I am not sure when the spots will begin airing. I will put one on my work page soon.With the Amica gig behind me, I am turning my attention back to THE DROGE & SUMMERS BLEND project. We took almost all of March off from the first EP. I had become way too close to everything and could [...]

By | 2017-06-27T16:07:32+00:00 March 31st, 2009|Categories: News|0 Comments
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