Cover art by Paper Teeth (Jake and Dana Brady)

For the first time in some years now GHOUL POON Presents Do The Fright Thing Vol. 5. This double LP and all of the previous DTFT Halloween Compilations are available for FREE DOWNLOAD at http://DoTheFrightThing.bandcamp.com.

I’m psyched to be apart of it once again with my song “Death Sings,” and Vol. 5 features over 30 other local and regional musicians/ bands.

(not sure who made this awesome flyer)

Here’s ASA MORRIS AND THE MESS, featuring Chris Bassett, as Tom Waits for Summer Undercover 2 at Pauly’s Hotel & The Low Beat in Albany, NY 7/26/16.
*A better quality audio is up fro FREE download/ stream at the AM&TM BANDCAMP
1. Big In Japan
2. Hang On St. Christopher
3. Chocolate Jesus
4. Bad As Me
5. What’s He Building?

This performance was:
Asa Morris: Guitar, Vox
Alicia Macier: Accordion
Gina Denardo: Drums
Christopher Brown: Bass, Backup Vox
Chris Bassett: Noise
Other dates coming up for AM&TM:
am&tm summer dates

Triple Ollie Runup
Triple Ollie Big 3 at the abandoned school (screenshot)

Back in late September 2014, the rated gnaR crew (Casey Schultz, Ryan Cambage, and myself) did some hanging out, skating, and filming in Philadelphia, PA. Casey was competing in the U.S. Freestyle Skateboarding Championship held at Paine’s Skatepark so we ventured down to meet Ryan and have a good time. Casey won 1st place in the amateur division back in 2011, and after a really solid first run, took the gold that year (2014) as well.

Casey Ray Schultz taking 1st place in the Amateur division (photo by Chris Brown)

I finally got around to uploading a short recap of the competition featuring Casey’s runs as well as runs and clips from other amateurs and professionals. Some competitors even came from outside the U.S. like Canada, Sweden, and Germany. There were some insane lines and tricks thrown down, and the video doesn’t even cover half of it, but it’s a cool watch.

Derek Elliot
Derek Elliot’s one-handed television stand attempt for best trick (screenshot)

After the comp we hit the streets of Philly and visited FDR park (which is so insanely gnarly you have to witness it in person to realize how hard it is to skate), a DIY skate spot under a bridge somewhere, and an abandoned school (now torn down I believe). With the help of Rebecca Getman (Casey’s girlfriend  who came along for the trip) we filmed some clips using our phones and I (finally) put together a video of that skate experience as well.

Casey hippyhop swish
Casey “threading the needle” with a broken basketball hoop on this long 2 set at the school (screenshot)

Chris big3
Chris Ollie Big 3 at the school (Photo by Ryan Cambage)

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P3 2016 Award Winners. Photo by Cheri Bordelon/ Peoples Pixel Project

I’m slow at updating, but the 7th Annual Lake George ArtsPeoples Pixel Project was a success; featuring 3 videos from Super Dark Collective:

-Sun Burdens “Fools Song” by Christopher Brown

-“Super Dark Season 1 Trailer” by Super Dark Home Video (award accepted by Brown)

-The Black Ships “Dead Empires” by John Gill

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Christopher Brown receiving his awards. Photo by Cheri Bordelon/ Peoples Pixel Project

To see other videos and more info on Peoples Pixel Project and how to enter for next year visit the LGA P3 Page HERE


Sun Burdens %22Fools Song%22 Image

Screen shot of Michael Brown from Sun Burdens “Fools Song” by Christopher Brown

I made this video for Super Dark Home Video Season 2 and the 7th annual Peoples Pixel Project (2016 film fest) from The Lake George Arts Project – which won an award in the Tunes category.

About the Making Of:

This footage was shot for fun over the winter of 2014 in hope to get some clips for Michael Brown’s acting real as well as use for some short film or other video ideas – like this one.
It’s all pretty winged in the moment along these train tracks and bridge in Wilton, NY, which i’ve always liked as an interesting location. I revisited the old footage and cut it to about 10 minutes which is like 8 more minutes than the song.

The song “Fools Song” by Sun Burdens (the mostly solo project of Shane Sanchez with collaborations with other musicians like myself) was made by Shane and I in one spontaneous recording session quite a few summers ago. Shane does the percussion and vocals and I do the guitar – we were going for an old-timey 50’s sounding style. I’ve always really liked this song and it has been in the back of my mind for potential music video ideas. This song was eventually released on the ‘Brush of Dream Rush’ album which is downloadable for free at SunBurdens.bandcamp.com

So I combined the song and footage and had to tediously cut it all up and way down to satisfy an appropriate length. I played around the with the coloring and stylizing effects such as Luma Key to ultimately come up with this look.

Thanks for watching and keep an eye out for this and other original music videos in Super Dark Home Video Season 2 coming TBA.

Swanfeeder at Putnam Den 9:5:15

Here is most of the SWANFEEDER debut set at Putnam Den in Saratoga, NY 9/5/15 before my camera died.

“Kingsteen Killmar”

“Sleep Creep”

“Meat of the Mouse”

“Light of Day”

“Rotted Out”

Download their debut album for free on the Lofi Kabuki Bandcamp page

Now that June is almost over…

Super Dark Home Video’s first season has finished airing and all the episodes are online, i even made a playlist of the first season (see below), but for now Channel Albany and Look TV will be rerunning the episodes at the same schedule for now which is awesome so people can check them out again/ discover them/ whatever. And of course all the info and episodes are up at the site www.SuperDarkHomeVideo.com as well. We will be updating the news blog on the site as we continue to work on SDHV season two. Follow us on facebook and twitter and any other social media to catch the latest happenings.

Also, be on the look out for summer shows with The Black Ships, Asa Morris and…, and Eternal Crimes as we will all be playing some fun ones.


Happy May! Finally it’s warm.

Haven’t been doing much on this page but the SUPER DARK HOME VIDEO site is being updated often, especially with new episodes airing biweekly. Season One is almost half over! Also adding a lot of behind the scenes photos of Season One and Two at the SDHV Facebook page.

Made a little edit from last years adventure at Americade in Lake George with Casey Schultz and Tony DeLessio. Because of the music (Death From Above 1979), or more so the label(s) and youtube, it is blocked in 16 countries including the U.S. a new record for me. But the video lives on on Vimeo. Not much skating was recorded but still fun, check it out:

Also, I have been playing with The Black Ships and Asa Morris so check out upcoming shows:

5/8 The Black Ships, Celestial Shore, Comfy, and Slowshine at Fuze Box in Albany, NY

5/9 Asa Morris and I Will Need Bail and William Hale at Old Station Inn in Greenwich, NY

SDHV Trailer Flyer

Super Dark Home Video Season One will start airing SATURDAY MARCH 28, 2015 at 12:00 MIDNIGHT on Look TV,

online at www.SuperDarkHomeVideo.com, and coming soon to Channel Albany.

Check out the new, official trailer for SDHV Season One featuring clips from music videos, short films,live performances, skits, and more. All original content from artists in and around Upstate, NY.

Trailer directed, compiled, and edited by Christopher Brown, with additional editing by Shane Sanchez. Music by Sanchez/ Brown. ©2015 Super Dark Home Video

SDHV profile pic

Home Body at 51 3rd 6:13:14

Photo and Videos by Christopher Brown

Home Body (from North Hampton, MA) perform at 51 3rd in Troy, NY 6/13/14

Also on this bill was Moon Magik and Eternal Crimes

Something Tempting (with noise jam ending)

unknown song with dance ending

Tits to the Sky (with noise ender)

Check out more at http://www.HelloHomeBody.com

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