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Too Busy Writing Songs 

Tuesday, August 25, 2020: 

It's 5 days before Mutant Melvin's fictional and canonical birthday (He'd 40 this year). 

I'm already 2 songs in to writing a potential 4th studio album
which I'm taking a break from for awhile also,
I put "Wizard of Death: Story Mode" on hiatus
until I decide what to do with it.
On the live side of things, I'm still streaming.

May-Be, I should get back to BiZNeSS 

Tuesday, May 12, 2020: 

I filming My parts for a Live-Action remake of "Euphoria" sometime this week.
I also have "Sultry Queen (Classic Edition)" coming this month as well as
"Rainbow in the Dark (Full Band Edit)" in tribute of the 10th anniversary of Ronnie James Dio's passing.
I'm still  working on the Mutant Melvin V extension comic "Wizard of Death: Story Mode" on the side, too.

How I'm Spending My Quarantine 

Tuesday, April 14, 2020: 

I was gonna do a Live-Action remake of "Smooth 4-Life", until 
I found out I still had unedited footage from the original. 
So, NO FILMING NEEDED, there which makes it 
a Live-Action Re EDIT, instead. 

Also, I'm working on a "Mutant Melvin V" extension comic called 
"Wizard of Death: Story Mode" which forgoes traditional 2D 
 animation panels for C.G.I. (How many comics do that, right ?!?)

"The Bill Ulsh Trilogy" is Out Now!!! 

Tuesday, March 17, 2020: 

This album is now available on all platforms having just come out
on Leap Years Day (or somewhere around there).
The 2nd single  "5 Card Stud (Classic Edition)" 
also comes out today and I'm working on
the music videos for "Sultry Queen" sometime this week.
I'm also still redesigning the comics as well.

"The Bill Ulsh Trilogy" is FINISHED!!! 

Wednesday, February 12, 2020: 

I've just wrapped up post production on this album and now, 
It's ready to go by Leap Years Day. 

I'm working on the music videos for "5 Card Stud" & "Sultry Queen", currently
and I've even re-tweaked the comics to look a little more like, well, COMICS.
Not to mention, performance videos of each song from the album (both versions)
including the 3 "guitar songs" from "The Judgment Years" as an encore. 

Looks like I've got My work cut out for Me, here.

Time to Expand the Itinerary 

Tuesday, January 14, 2020: 

I'm back with the mixing and mastering of this album.
And after that, I'm looking to rework the 1st single and music
video "Wizard of Death (Classic Edition)" when I eventually get around to it.

I also have a couple of other ideas for sometime after the album's release date
which I think I can do in between the other music videos that I plan to remake.

Back in the Studio …again 

Thursday, October 10, 2019: 

Due to a summer that went on way longer than it should have,
I'd taken time off and during that time, I reworked "Mutant Melvin"
a bit here and there adding new artwork and changing some
names of characters and adding a few new ones. 

I'm 3 quarters of the way done with the "Full Band Edit"
and getting ready to film the 1st set of music videos
"Wizard of Death" (both versions) soon.

Taking time off (again) Too Hot! 

Thursday, September 12, 2019: 

Due to the weather conditions (as well as other factors),
I've decided to take more time off.
I'll probably get back to work on this
album sometime in October, hopefully. 

I do however, have a surprise in the "Comics" section
While We wait on things to cool down.

Bill Ulsh Trilogy still in the works 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017: 
I'm pretty much done with all the backing tracks 
for songs from "Bash Contract" and getting ready to 
move on to stuff from "Wizard of Death" and "Judgment Years", 
but that's only the beginning, because I haven't even 
gotten to the "hands-on" studio stuff yet (Vocals, guitars etc.) 
I think it'll be pretty interesting to hear these songs done this way. 
Can't wait to do them live, speaking of which I still plan on 
experimenting with sound quality on Ustream and seeing what I can work with 
at some point in time in the near future now the weather's cooled down 
a little bit. As far as Mutant Melvin goes I'll snap up the outtakes 
from "Texico City Mutations" at some point as well.

Did I just end "Mutant Melvin"? 

Tuesday, August 15, 2017: 

I can't believe I'm finally finished with 
ALL 6 Mutant Melvin graphic novels. 
The last one coming out the 25th 
(Melvin's birthday, for those who get the reference) 
There will, of course be outtakes, deleted & alternate 
scenes posted in the picture galleries, and Believe Me 
-there's a whole entire book of 'em. It'll no doubt be 
a little time consuming, but I'll get it done, eventually. 

What else I'm working on: 
I just began work on a another project. 
"Bill Ulsh Trilogy" (or just simply "Trilogy") 
a triple remix album where I take a handful 
of select songs from  all 3 albums and redo them in a different 
(and very interesting) way. 

1st we have the "All Synth Remix" 
which on the surface, sounds like the original 
just with a different coat of paint. 
Square Lead and Synth Bass may be obvious, 
but the sawtooth acts as sort of a rhythm guitar part. 

Next We have the "Full Band Edit". 
Where I get to play guitar on songs 
that didn't previously have them, 
and I know what You're all thinking - 
"but wait... don't they already have guitar?" 
Yes, but it's the keyboard's guitar. 
Here, those parts are swapped out with actual guitar. 
However if You're expecting "wicked crazy solos", 
You might be setting Yourself up for a serious disappointment 
because what can be played on guitar, will be played. (mostly rhythm stuff)

and last, but certainly not least is what I'm personally 
most excited for - "The Classic Edition" 
and why do I find this exciting? 
Because this one basically brings back a sound I'd not 
heard in nearly a decade. Even before I started making albums. 
See, before I had My Yamaha PSR-E413 that You hear on the albums, 
I had a Crumar "Organizer-B" (mislabelled as Traveler-1) 
and for an old draw bar organ, it had a pretty heavy sound 
complete with a bumpin' split bass. The distortion on that thing 
could rival some guitars easily before its untimely demise 
back in 2008. Well I guess You could say it's alive again 
(in some form, anyway) and not only the sound, but the 
playing style as well, because the synth track on the albums 
has always been based on that playing style. 

I think it's safe to say I've found My next project to 
keep Me occupied for quite some time to come.

I am DONE with livestreams (...for the summer, at least) 

Wednesday, July 12, 2017:

I've come to a decision. After My most recent show 
"ReinVisited", I'm done with live-streaming for the 
summer, but will however experiment with different 
sounds and see what works. 
In the meantime, I plan on finishing up 
My graphic novel series "Mutant Melvin" 
with a release date for somewhere between 
late August and early September. 
As for the future, There's still 
"The Blackberry Monologues" and maybe another covers 
e.p. in the pipeline. In time, We'll see.

The Quality of Our Lives-TReaMS may POSSIBLY improve 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017: 
How's it goin', My fellow Hyper-Kinetic Beings? 
Excellent news. I'm almost finished with Mutant Melvin 
and lemme tell ya, the story really did take an interesting turn. 
(Just wait and see when it comes out)

In other news, I finally had to ditch My red and beige 
"RMS" practice amp due to it fading in and out of volume 
during My shows. It started at last year's "Smooth 4-Now" show, 
and I eventually got tired of it, so I broke down and got a little 
50 dollar "Marshall Mini". It runs on a 9 volt and it isn't big and 
clunky like the last one was.

Yup My ADHD is now CONFIRMED!!! 
So that e.p. I was working on 
before might become a reality.

What's Going on with this Guy? 

Monday, May 8, 2017: 

My Fellow Tribesmen, I've decided it's been long enough 
and now I plan to finish "Mutant Melvin" whenever there's 
downtime from the livestreams in support of My Best-of album 
"The Bill Ulsh Yearbook". It's been since December of 2016, 
since I'd taken any time off from it. I have a couple ideas 
already in store for the conclusion of "Mutant Melvin 6". 
It should be interesting where things go from there. 
In other news, due to the release of "Bill Ulsh Yearbook", 
and the Re-Release of the first 3 albums, the Spotify Shares 
are Back!!! Sharing only one song a day. and speaking 
of songs, You guys should go check out "Spider's Dirty Rotten Weekend" 
on spreaker, where Myself, and other artists such as SPIDER in the HALL, 
& State of Being are featured, it's a nice little indie radio show hosted by 
My friend Craig Huston (a.k.a. SPIDER in the HALL) 

Spider's Dirty Rotten Weekend

What the Future May Hold 

Thursday, April 6, 2017: 

You may've noticed a few changes to the website over the past week. 
There's a "Comics" section where the old Guestbook used to be. 
That's right - You can now read all 5 of the current "Mutant Melvin" 
graphic novels EXCLUSIVELY on this website. (also what exists of "Biffman")
I also had to bump one of My upcoming livestreams up a day because
I'm dealing with some personal things of which the future of
Myself and this very website May depend on. 
But not to worry about the albums, they will still come out on the 18th 
as scheduled. It's anything after that You need to worry about.

Is this the end of "The Classic Era"? - No, not yet. 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Hey, what Up? I know it's late, but Here's what's been going on. 
You might've seen some dates on the calendar, or perhaps 
the new trailer that's been out, lately. Yes that's right. 
I've got a couple of shows coming up in April and May. 
The 1st one being an album release show. 
Yes -an ACTUAL ALBUM RELEASE SHOW (on the date of release, no less) 
Something I've always wanted to do, but could never really 
get around to doing for some reason. 
My best-of album "Bill Ulsh Yearbook" is getting released 
alongside the 1st 3 albums  (through DistroKid, hopefully) 
on April 18th, which will take place before the 1st livestream.

Also I have to give props to ysup12, 3dregenerator and the others over at for making the 3D models You've seen in My music videos 
over the years that aren't "Wizard of Death" (which I made ENTIRELY myself) 
You guys are awesome. 
-Bill Ulsh, 2017

A rough couple of months ahead 

Friday, February 17, 2017: 

Hey, how's it been? 
I know it's been awhile, 
and You're probably wondering what 
I've been up to lately. 
Remember last month when I said 
I was gonna have to take some albums off of Spotify, 
simply because I couldn't afford it? 
That's still a thing. (at least until April) 
As for what I've been doing lately? 
Working on more cover songs, actually. 
Seeing what works / what doesn't. 
and as far as new stuff is concerned, 
both the e.p. and Mutant Melvin 6 have kinda been 
put on the backburner for awhile.

There's Been Some Changes to the Itinerary 

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Good news everyone. I'm already half way done with "Mutant Melvin 6" and kinda taking a break from that for now. Meanwhile "A Very Mutant Melvin X-mas" is out NOW! For all of You to enjoy. Merry Christmas to that, right? In other news, it would seem some new material has recently developed as of late. It ain't fully fleshed out yet, but I gotta tell ya, it is quite interesting. I'm already in love with the ideas I have for this new album so far. Now this ain't gonna cancel out "The Bill Ulsh Yearbook" which comes out in April, but it's something I'm thinking about working on later. 

Also check My 1st ever podcast/radio interview with Jennie Friedman of SeeinADHD Here: 

Where I talk about ADHD, Hyperfocus. Hyper Kinetic disorder and Using Adversity to Your Advantage. 

This is exciting news. May the Focus Be With You, My fellow Tribesmen.

We're Back in Business 

Tuesday, November 1, 2016: 
Production has already begun last week on The 6th 
and final installment of My graphic novel series "Mutant Melvin". 
I'm also working on a "Best of" album titled "The Bill Ulsh Yearbook" 
which is set for an April 2017 release, and the subsequent 
livestreams in support of that as well - "Livestreams Revisited" 
Where I play old setlists from the past and add backing tracks to them.
This should be interesting.

HALT THE ITINERARY!!! something has just come up 

Friday, October 14, 2016: 
I've decided to take some time off due to recent things 
I'm dealing with in My personal life, so it'll be awhile 
before I begin work on "Mutant Melvin 6". Speaking of "Mutant Melvin", 
as You might've seen on social media, "A Very Mutant Melvin X-Mas" 
has a release date. "Mutant Melvin V" comes out on December 14, 2016. 
As far as the cover songs go, That's still up in the air.

What's Next on the Itinerary? 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016: 
Yes I know the month is almost over, but I felt I needed to get this out sooner than later. 
We're coming up on the 3rd anniversary of My 2nd album "Wizard of Death". 
Speaking of albums, I'll work on the singles later. With that out of the way, 
I got a couple of big announcements. 
I'll be working on Mutant Melvin 6 next month after the livestreams are done, 
and also more cover songs during downtime from MM6.

Quick Update to Fans 

Tuesday, May 10, 2016: 
"A Very Mutant Melvin X-Mas" is finished 
and (obviously) slated for a late 2016 release. 
The soundcloud exclusive "Nite Trax" e.p. comes out July 19th, 
so have your calendars ready for that 
and speaking of calendars... 
I got My first livestream here in a couple weeks. 
May 24th (and 25th) to be exact so if ya don't mind, 
I've got some shows to book and some practice to do.

Watch That Calender Light Up ...Again! 

Tuesday, May 3, 2016: 
Get ready to Watch that Calendar Light Up once again 
for the 1st time in 2 years as I book shows for this summer's 
series of livestreams in support of both "The Judgment Years" 
as well as the soundcloud exclusive "Nite Trax" e.p. but first, 
I've got a couple of BIG scenes left to do before I'm done with 
"Mutant Melvin V"

Nudge, Nudge; Wink, Wink 

Tuesday, April 12, 2016: 
Hey everyone, How's it goin'. Bill Ulsh, here. 
Just wanted to let everyone know that 
I'm already 1/2 way through "Mutant Melvin V" 
and plan on finishing the rest really soon, 
also I've something interesting planned out for 
Livestream around the release of "Nite Trax". 
Let's just say it involves "Re-Revisiting" 
songs from My youth, and speaking of livestreams, 
I've got something a little "X-Tra" planned for that as well 
this time around.

Welcome to [NIN] Name This Playlist 

In other news I've got a new playlist on Youtube that  I think You guys should check out. 
I'm still working on the name 
right now the working title is [NIN] Neo Industrial Network 
(I know - not very creative),  and that's where I need YOUR help. 
Think You can come up with something better? 
Name This Playlist

Update: and speaking of playlists
I'm sure You're all wondering about
"Welcome to Earth: Making the Judgment Years"
Well, for the sake of preserving quality,
It's been relegated to a playlist
because as a whole, the audio
was off during the second half.
and the next question - "when will it be released?"
probably around the same time as "Nite Trax"
which is now a sound cloud exclusive playlist


Nite Trax FINISHED! MMV begins 

Wednesday, February 10, 2015: 
Hey fans, Sorry for the delay. 
I know I promised a new blog last week, 
but some personal issues had come up in My life 
that I had to deal with, but now that That's out of the way... 
My cover song e.p. "Nite Trax" is now finished and scheduled 
for release sometime during the live-streams which is this summer. 
Until then, I will now be working "Mutant Melvin V", unless something else comes up.