2009 FALL. Day 6 . Denver, CO

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LABOR DAY 2009 Denver Colorado is really high up in the air. I remember that from as far back as 4 years old....I lived in boulder...the pet crow lived in the garage...i found tarantulas in the sandbox...they made my sister cry hard...it's hot here today in denver, on labor day...although it's a holiday it seems that ...

2009 FALL . Day 1. Seattle, WA

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ahhh yes. the lovely coastal ridge of seattle. day one of this journey begins here, waking up at our friends Cory and Ann's place after an evening of catching up, and a lovely dinner, we rest, and we rise. we make art, over coffee discussing the future, then make our way to the waterfront markets ...

2009 FALL. TOUR. LIFE.

It's that time again. the time of year when the sun's heat begins to wain, the crops ready themselves for the harvest and we grease our wheels. we can smell autumn blowing in from the coast carrying faint memories of rows of corn and apple orchards. memories of the last lonely trout in the rocky ...

2008 WINTER. YEAR END

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Fewer and further between, fall the stokes of the key, for the motion is constant, yet much has happened in 2008 for this project that is called THEMES, as move forever forward, with new ideas and visions for what to make of our lives. Much clarity comes from all the hard work, and from the ...

2008 FALL. ALL HALLOWS EVE

The leaves are down here for the most part, save for the remaining stragglers, clinging onto their branches for dear life, prolonging their inevitable return to the soil, as all things must. As the nearby trains rattle the the windows in their tired frames, i stare out of them, off down pine street and up ...

2008 FALL. 10-11-08 CASPER, WY

here we are, in another temporary room. this time, Casper Wyoming, in it’s icy shield, stuffed politely between mountain ranges that roll off just enough let in the teeth of the impending season, that blankets and holds fast, the lives that reside within it…here we have no control. mother nature tells us how to move, ...

2008 FALL. 09-30-08 Bozeman/Missoula, MT::

gooooood morning, from beautiful Bozeman, MT. i'm sitting down to some delicious espresso from ALABAMA? i'm doing my best to fill my time with the art of documentation, as i have witnessed the fact that the simplest things can trigger a memory years down the road...as simple as a sentence, as simple as a word....this idea ...

2008 FALL. NOW. THIS. IS. LIFE. ::

We leave Minneapolis with fond memories and heavy hearts. After having such a eventful couple of years, we look back on all those who've helped us there in the twin cities, with great appreciation, as they have been very integral parts in the THEMES "upbringing", as it were. We are already looking forward ...

9/12/08 Devil’s workshop recording sessions (day 1)

Jacy and Kelsey at the Devil's Workshop, Minneapolis, MN 9-13-09

Hello everyone! Welcome to September with THEMES! We rolled into the Devil's workshop this evening around seven to record our second 7" (The Solider Trade) Through The Miniature Record Club. Our good friend Aaron Zee is the founder of MRC and usually what he does is a 7'' split with two bands. We've been lucky enough with ...

::REVIEWS FROM SPRING 08 TOUR::

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PETALUMA, CA, NORTH BAY BOHEMIAN, BY GABE MELINE 05-20-08 "Lemme just say first off that when I brought Themes‘ new 7 Inch "I can't make you believe, It's not hopeless to survive." home on Sunday afternoon, I listened to it three times in a row, over and over. It’s that good. Full of optimistic hooks, unifying ...

:: BACK HOME, INTO THE STUDIO ::

i know it's nice outside, because i can see sun peaking through the basement windows, that have been partially blocked off, on purpose. i know there are things going on outside because i can hear them, but the sounds are unfamiliar. what i know, are sounds of our voices and guitars. our pianos and drums. the ...

:: 06-02-08 Home Through The Northern Corridor ::

MINNEAPOLIS! We're Back in minneapolis, and we made it just in time for the wedding of our best friends Rob and Ellen!!!! have a wonderful trip. we love you! 05-31-08 @ The Soap Factory 05-29-08 FARGO, ND @ the AQUARIUM We a great time with Bryce's parents in Fargo, we even put a dock in a lake!...who does ...

:: 05-29-08 Last Show Of Tour ::

hello, again, and welcome back. we've been having such a hard time keeping up with posting, but we have no lack of content. here i sit, at the Richardson house, on the way to the Aquarium here in fargo. for the next few days, i will be reflecting and trying my best to get all ...

:: 05-26-08 MISSOULA, MT ::

Good morning from beautiful Missoula, MT. i have been cruising around town talkin to local folk, and reading a bit of independent media, in hopes to educate myself, as to what the people of this fine city have been up to, and i came across this story through Activism Across America. Way to go people. ...

:: 05-20-08 Portland / History of Consciousness ::

Portland, OR opened it's misty arms for three days to the THEMES underground, we found ourselves ramparted in a New Creative Compound underneath the famous "ANGELA DAVIS LIVES HERE". ANGELA DAVIS, is a professor, and founder of anti prison organization Critical Resistance, key member of the Student Nonviolent Committee, Political candidate of the Communist ...