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PO BOX 3924
Orange, CA 92857



In My Own Hand

MY HANDS | The most immediate connecting-agents to the worlds I perceive. And when they meet with the achromatic semitones, electricity fires in my brain and races through my skin. Sensations and environs so familiar generate a quiet, rooted confidence not unlike linguistic fluency. In a sheer second's time, a new idea forms -- then informs my heart. Pulses respond, incitement ensues and at once doubles, beating blood-rhythms into...

'Twas the Fortnight Before Christmas: Forging of the Bells | Don't Think This Christmas

AJ DeGrasse

ALL THAT I CAN MENTION | Exactly 60 years ago this past autumn, my grandmother -- my father's mother -- passed away at just 48 years old. Her only child, Johnny, was not yet 10 years of age. Whenever he recalls that time with me, the emotion is still thick, the memories etched. Fragrances can bring it back starkly. Time-worn images remind of rooms and...

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It's beginning to look a lot like WareMas

AJ DeGrasse

 WareMas 2015 is here! Sunday 12/27/15
Did you know that each year on this weekend after Christmas -- when "getting back to work" is still far from mind and everyone wants a few days more to play with their new toy drones and cabbage-patch dolls (yep, went 1984 on you) -- a gaggle of independent artists, musicians and friends gathers at an unassuming warehouse...

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Acronyms for All | New music from AJ+CPO+PSk and OK

AJ DeGrasse

Headline: AJ+CPO release Sweeter the Pain [2015] - live from The Warehome, featuring our friends Scott Devours, Daniel Rhine, and the brothers Owen of PawnShop kings.

Chris Paul Overall (CPO) is my buddy. We were born weeks apart. At times we've behaved even like brothers. PawnShop kings (PSk) are two genuine brothers by blood - Scott and Joel. They'll tell you that brotherly love means both exhilarating and not-so-loving exchanges. CPO and I have spent many many hours together over the years. We're both moody creatures with big hearts. You see where I'm going with this.

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