The personal website of Chris Coyier

Big Iron

The Marty Robbins original, and the entire album it’s on, is pretty great. The perfect sort of song for a Johnny Cash cover: And some more unexpected punk-ish covers like the Meat Puppets (although not very punky at all): Mike Ness’s is more punky, but really Mike Ness just has his own gruffy thing going […]

All-Home Audio

My first attempt at a home system that could beam audio to whatever room I wanted in my house I wanted was through using Apple’s AirPort Express devices. Circa 2012. They were little tiny wireless routers that also happened to have an audio out jack. I’d plug in some AudioEngine A2s: And then have a […]

Bluegrass ≠ Old Time

In my days of playing in acoustic bands, people would come up and ask me if the instrument I was playing was a ukulele (it was a mandolin). To me, that was kind of like mistaking War and Peace for a coloring book (lol rude srry). But I understood. Not everybody knows the name of […]

Animated Knots

What a treasure of a site. At least once a year I find myself needing some kind of knot that I don’t know how to die but assume exists. Recently it was a knot where you tie it first, then can tighten it by pulling after you’ve tied it. Looks like that’s probably this one.