Morgan Karga, Everywhere and Nowhere – Part 3

An empty shell clanks out the chamber of my gun and concrete chips at the edge of the wall not even five inches from the side of my head.

“George!” Straining my voice, “The fuck is going on?!”

Another shot, and another. Shadowy figures drop from the outside and the pouring rain, drowned out by the popping and crackling. The empty clip slides from the bottom of the pistol where my finger lets it drop and I jam the only other one I got into its chamber with the palm of my hand. A bullet pushes past the fluttering of my hair in the frantic air and I slide down to the ground onto my hip.

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Things Betwixt EP (Eyeshadow 2600 FM) & More Info

My next full album, “The Dead of Night” will be coming at some point early 2018 (probably March? Maybe earlier?) One of the reasons I’m not rushing as quickly as possible to get this out is because: I really need to finish 3000 Miles of Blood (my brand new vampire series starter) and I also need to slow down, ’cause I did like nine and a half albums in all of 2017 and it’s exhausting!

But, that doesn’t mean there won’t be anything in-between, hence, Things Betwixt. This’ll be an EP exclusive to Bandcamp subscribers and Patreon patrons, which kind of acts as a thank you for continuously supporting me throughout all of this. It’s been a hell of a road so far, and well, this is really only the beginning (I hope).

Coming with Things Betwixt will be around five or six different tracks that I’ve already started working on and I expect to put it out there in January (cause I’m doing a bit less during these holidays). After that’s all said and done, you can definitely expect to see more subscriber/patron exclusive content like this, as I now have plenty of public content available to justify being able to do this. But again, I wouldn’t have been able to do it without you. And that also goes for people who also just listen to my stuff, or grab an album one-off.

If you’re looking for ways to find my music, I am of course all over iTunes, Google Play, Tidal and more, but I think the biggest spaces where people tend to find me the most are on Bandcamp and Spotify.

With all that said, I’m gonna go finish my coffee and go work on a few things. Enjoy the holidays and I’ll see you all back into my full schedule of constantly doing stuff in January!

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Morgan Karga, Everywhere and Nowhere – Part 2

“Belligerent underpaid tactical team.” The absolute deadpan disbelief behind the words I speak, “You mean someone here came up with an acronym…for butt?”

George looks at me like I totally must be yanking his chain and doesn’t appear to believe any of this. The how and why I don’t remember, things that must seem simple to him. “Not someone, you.” He says.

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Morgan Karga, Everywhere and Nowhere – Part 1

The scenery is smudged water-color. A red, orange and gray that bounces off the tops of the towers that touch the sky almost as far as you can see. Debris continuously falls from broken windows all-around. Desks, paper, office equipment—Daily Manhattan life spilling into the streets of the dead. One hundred guns flash in the distance and the growling overcomes the screaming and the pulsing beat of mortar shots.

Bullets pass by faster than I can even think, or judge for that matter, and then a shredded piece of cloth flutters off my shoulder and the red hits me in the face.

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Patreon, Sticking It To The Poor People

So today I received an email from Patreon (an automated one) about an update announcing that creators will now be “taking home” 95% of patron cash. Now, that sounds good on the surface, but what they’re doing in order to make this possible is kind of not great. Instead of cutting their own percentage of what they take from you, they’re making your patrons pay a fraction more.

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I Want to Make the Spiritual Successor to Vampire the Masquerade

Now, I have zero experience in coding, and I’ve never made a game before. But I strongly believe that if you can really put your mind to something that you want to accomplish, it can be done (although, sometimes our life circumstances put some serious limitations on what we can do).

I don’t have concept art, I don’t have art, period. But I do have a theme song:

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Supernatural Happenings & Why I’m Not Sure If Ghosts Aren’t Real

I have a shaky relationship with religion. On one side, I see the need for it. I see why people need it, and heck, I was Wiccan when I was like seventeen, eighteen and nineteen. I even thought about going back to it, because the more atheism spreads, the more it becomes this…amalgamation of shitty Reddit opinions.

But I digress.

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Syfy Cancels #DarkMatter, Even Though I Told Them Not To!

I know, I know, some big corporation isn’t going to listen to me anyway and no, I didn’t really expect them to, either. But you might have seen my post about why we need Dark Matter, here, and why Syfy absolutely should not cancel it. And yet, they did anyway, because, and from multiple sources, I’ve learned Dark Matter was an acquisition and Syfy was concerned about funding.

And yeah, I know. There’s lots to worry about nowadays, from white supremacist attacks and murders, fascism, bad presidents, oppression and all that, but this is part of why we need fiction as a way to escape, or to step away from all that. I mentioned this in my previous post about Dark Matter, but it still stands. Fiction (and music) is important to me, and also, in my own regard, especially science fiction. Space operas are already rare in an age of grimdark modern shows and fantasy.

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Death Incarnate & Releasing Music At Breakneck Speed

As some may know, I’m completely out of my freakin’ mind. Okay, maybe I’m being harsh on myself. In reality, I produce music maybe…way too fast? I don’t know. But I wanted to write up this post to talk about this entire year so far, and what’s going on this coming Halloween.

I started Eyeshadow 2600 FM, literally, in January of 2017. I fired up a synthwave band name generator and I was like, “heh, I wonder what mine would be called? Like I even know how to make music…” And rolled Eyeshadow 2600 FM. And it stuck. I actually really liked it, especially with it calling back to the Atari 2600 and sounding like the name of a radio station simultaneously.

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How Do I Put My Music On Spotify, iTunes, Etc. If I’m Not Signed To A Label?

If you’re like me, and you’re making music and wondering how you do these things that you probably assumed weren’t as difficult to do before you jumped into the scene, I have the answer for you! Now, firstly, there are a few different services out there, and some of them will take more money from you than you’ll probably ever make at least in your first couple years.

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