S​.​O​.​S.

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I was having a conversation with my 10-year-old godson, Addison. We were trying to figure out what S.O.S. stood for and from whence it came, a problem solved thanks to our phone-sized tablets and Yahoo Answers.

S.O.S. stands for nothing but dots and dashes -- a procedural signal in Morse code. SOS is commonly mistook to mean "Save our Ship" or "Save our Souls," these are in fact "bacronyms", arising after the introduction of the Morse code prosign.

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from 10¢, released February 20, 2012

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drummis New York

drummIs is an improvisational electronic musician. Everything you hear on this site is played live in one track. His tools are the trapKAT MIDI controller, a TD-5 drum brain, electric bass guitar, the RC-50 Looper, ME-25 effects, guitars, an iPad with too many apps, and a squeaky octopus. Located in upstate New York, he goes by Kurt Reymers, and is otherwise occupied as a professor of sociology. ... more

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