Coffee Mead

My recipe for a coffee mead that comes out at about 14%. High alcohol and high caffeine content are always a good mix. For me it took about 10 weeks to ferment out, and took another good 2-3 months before it lost its jet fuel tang. Completely rank...

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Imaginary Landscapes: Generative Muzak In The Browser

Imaginary Landscapes creates a random, constantly evolving colour and soundscape in your web browser. The music it creates isn’t of any value on its own - it’s not really meant to be directly listened to at all, rather passively consumed. For best...

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Wankie: How To Make Your Own Off-Brand Winkie

On Ep. 114 of CheapShow, Paul and Eli found a bizarre French single promoting a failed electronic pin badge called Winkie. It’s just a badge that alternates between a red and green LED every second. It sounds incredibly dull but somehow it’s not. I...

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Takin' Me Away From You Train Chords

A nice little song by a seemingly overlooked folk singer named Len Chandler. These chords are transcribed from his appearance on Pete Seeger’s Rainbow Quest which I think is the best recording of the song. Len released a few studio albums during the...

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Simple Strawberry Session Mead

My recipe for a strawberry hydromel (low alcohol mead). Ready to drink in 3-4 weeks. 2kg strawberries Frozen or fresh will do. Hull and then chop them into small (~2cm) chunks and place them into a pot. Cover with water and bring to a boil then...

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