It has been a long time with no updates.

Autumn time around here now.

I know that there’s every reason to keep this site up to date, but I never seem to find the time. I have been working on a visual refresh of the whole site, along with some improvements to ease the process of keeping things updated. Add to that the recent takeover of Twitter by that … Read more

Get the contents of a single file on Github using Guzzle and PHP

Recently I found myself needing to get most recent content of a single file from a private Github repo. It took me a while to figure out how to make it work using Guzzle, but once I got it, it was pretty simple to use. One of the caveats is that, regardless of the type … Read more

Songs I liked, November 2020

New month, new playlist. 25 songs, 1hr 44min. Highlights this month: a couple of boss Clipping. tracks. a new cEvin Key single! new Aesop Rock, including stuff from his new album, Spirit World Field Guide. new Run The Jewels single from Cyberpunk 2077 several new things from Tycho. Enjoy!

Songs I liked, September 2020

New month, new playlist!Highlights include: A Meat Beat Manifesto song from 2019 A brand new Aesop Rock single A Future Sound of London track from the new Cascade 2020 disk An Aliotta Haynes Jeremiah track about Lake Shore Drive from 1971 My two favorite songs from the new Public Enemy album, Loud is Not Enough

Songs I liked, August 2020

It’s the first of the month, so that means a new playlist. Highlights of this one: A weird Nirvana-sample-based hip hop track featuring Pharoahe Monche Out-of-character punk tracks from Mindless Self Indulgence and Destroy Boys An Aesop Rock track from the Bushwick soundtrack A bunch of lo-fi synthwave tracks that sound like they were recorded … Read more

Songs I liked, July 2020

New month, new playlist. Songs which caught my attention in July 2020. Highlights include:– a new single from Squarepusher– a super-sassy song from the Koreatown Oddity– a re-released Prince track from 1979– a 15-min long Tool track. Aren’t they all.– a brand new remix from Tycho, with a distinctly Japanese vibe. 43 songs (wow!), 3 … Read more

Songs I liked, May 2020

It’s been a while since I updated the site with new music you might like. But I recently found an IFTTT automation which will create monthly playlists for me effortlessly, so I’ll try to be a bit more dilligent about getting them posted here in a timely manner. So then, without further ado, my May … Read more

CircleCI local debugging tips

Recently, I’ve been working with CircleCI for doing some automation and testing work, and I’ve been trying to run things locally on my machine, rather than pushing everything up to CircleCI to have it run on their servers. But I kept running into problems with things like SSH keys, known hosts, and environment variables. These … Read more