Winding Down

Winding Down

Summer is fiftyfootshadows Achilles heel, often leaving my posting schedule moving along at a snails pace. My work as a live audio tech is always the most packed through the warmer months as I keep busy either out in the field or in the office handing advances for upcoming events. This has left little to no time for my creative mind to stretch out and share and explore with you guys here which always ends up bumming me out and to compound the issue further I have slowly been taking on more and more of a workload this year which has made it even harder this time around.

That said, I have a folder here on my macbook that I have been gathering possible images to share, even a handful of drafts for future write-ups, and a couple of new radio mixes that have been on the back burner since spring! Looking ahead I see work lightening up somewhat and my mind is starting to let itself feel hopeful that I can start hanging out with everyone here again. It’s an exciting prospect because I always miss it when I am away for too long.

So, while I’m here today, between morning and loading up a system for a small event this afternoon I thought I would jump in and get a new wallpaper up for you guys. Something for these lingering summer days as we ease our way into the cooler months. I hope everyone has been well and I look forward to getting back to more regular posting soon!


  1. Jimmy - August 26, 2015 at 5:15 am

    Can’t wait for more music posts. Come to think of it, for wallpapers as well. Up until about a year ago I had felt so jaded towards music as a whole, but I’m glad to say since listening to the 50ft Radio mixes and discovering the treasure­­-trove archive of music related posts on I’ve discovered so much fresh new music (well, fresh and new to me anyway) that my own problem is finding time to listen to it all. Please do keep it up!

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