is a U.S. singer-songwriter who writes, sings and records cool, catchy pop-punk-rock songs. Between 1999-2004, Dfactor was the key songwriting force behind NYC's (APW). APW played live in NYC, Boston, Washington DC and elsewhere, and released five CDs, including the well-reviewed 2003 release and 2004's terrific followup
Anthemic Pop Wonder: 1998-2004
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I play occasional live shows, just to break out new songs, play fun covers and keep my mojo working.
Dream Syndicate, '60s garage rock, The Clash, spontaneity, Kiss, Guided by Voices, Cheap Trick, The Raspberries, basement rock, Screams, Nuggets, red wine, The Ramones, fast bicycles, Ted Leo, Ted Nugent, The Replacements, Soul Asylum, 1970s AM radio, passion & integrity, The Smithereens, Ron Santo, Burl Ives, Bauhaus, Evel Knievel, The Jam, David Bowie, Paul Westerberg, The Partridge Family, wine imbibing, blogging, Psychedelic Furs, Husker Du, Belle & Sebastian, The Seeds, The Hives, free city newspapers, late night punk dancing at Lit, The Move, The Monkees, The Cowsills, praise & worship, The Sweet, Slade, The Atlantics, recording, Mott the Hoople, Roxy Music, Jonathan Richman, Onion open bar nights, The Standells, The Rolling Stones, Del Shannon, Iggy Pop, The Shadows of Knight, pretty girls, young thugs and old drunks.
Marshall Amp, cheap guitars and a Fender bass.
To all the bands I've loved before:
Psychedelic Furs, Dead Kennedys, The Wedding Present, Ned's Atomic Dustbin, The Subways, Franz Ferdinand, Husker Du, Belle & Sebastian, The Seeds, The Hives, The Move, The Small Faces, The Beatles, The Monkees, The Sweet, Slade, Oasis, Nirvana, King of France, Kiss, David Bowie, Paul Westerberg, The Partridge Family, Dream Syndicate, '60s garage rock, The Standells, Count Five, Guided by Voices, Cheap Trick, The Raspberries, punk, Dave Clark Five, Off Broadway, pop, rock, Screams, Articles of Faith, Nuggets, Genesis, Ted Nugent, The Clash, The Buzzcocks, Pilot, The Ramones, Ted Leo, Joy Division, Sex Pistols, The Meat Puppets, Golden Earring, The Replacements, Soul Asylum, 1970s AM radio, Robert Pollard, R.E.M., The Smithereens, Ron Santo, Burl Ives, 10 CC, Bauhaus, Evel Knievel, Adam and the Ants, The Atlantics, The Clash, Mott the Hoople, The Standells, The Left Banke, Donovan, Devo, Molly Hatchet, ZZ Top, The Jam, Eleventh Dream Day, The Rolling Stones, Del Shannon, Iggy Pop, The Shadows of Knight, The Strokes, Green Day, Everclear, Velvet Underground, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Green on Red, Steve Wynn, Starz, Peter Gabriel, Pezband, Hall & Oates, Joe Jackson, Misfits, Michael W. Smith, Rush, Aerosmith, Blue Oyster Cult, Styx, Badfinger, Todd Rundgren, Polyphonic Spree, Flaming Lips, Beck, Giraffes, Strikes Again!, New Order, Last Rites, Beach Boys, Doors, Strawberry Alarm Clock, The Boomtown Rats, Arctic Monkeys, Green Day, Aerosmith, Blood Sweat & Tears.