Please laugh at my funeral someday. I figure i have another 100 or so yrs left on this circle of dirt before i am rescued by my mother planet. It goes without saying i am nuts. how can i not be. the world is nuts. so i uploaded a song to youtube.com/luvispro , a video .... " HIT THE BONG" not the cypress hil song but the luvis hit the bong. recorded back in Broad Ripple Indiana waiting for wendy to come home. i had the 8 track tascam setup and i picked up the guitar and just started to jam. I used a boss 808 drum machine for the beat. it was a demo track. Now some 12 yrs later i just upload a version of it from the Louisiana Music Factory show last week or so. the song has been played alot. I love the song cause its my ode to my country and western lifestyle. born in jersey makes ya a either or. I am the or. so HIT THE BONG is out there on this site and that site. Its a starting point song for me. After yrs of depression for me. I battle my mental illness daily. There was a time when i just didnt record anything. I stopped playing all together. I left new jersey with zero guitars back in 2002. I was just so over it. I just though fuck you guitar. I smashed my signed autographed Aerosmith guitar on the streets on new jersey after a bad mood swing. I am so blessed now cause i survived the downfall of my life. I derailed and turned the train around and now i'm roaring down the tracks tootin my own horn . HIT THE BONG was the first song i recorded after reliezing i can redo my life over. I fell and got up and have been on my feet ever since. When i moved to Indiana, I just didnt have any clue about how the music would the reason i would be leaving. the music i made my whole life was 1 sided. now i write songs that are a double edge sword. thats fuckin life. I could say nothing. I could just be like most and say very little about my stuff and act like my time in the game was a joke or maybe i should act like somebody else did me wrong ? bagagaga Ya see i blame my self for all this. I blame it all on me. OK there are some who deserve a mention. as we all bow our heads for those who lost there musical lives today i will say just sing and dance at my funeral. This cold can of beer is calling my name. that guitar over there wants my love. the amps are all cold. The american express card you left at my house is now my guitar pick hahahaha Here's a song for all of you its a basic d-g-a- jam o.k. 4/4/ time 120 bpm o.k. is everybody ready - ahhhhhhh I just hit the bong, my days been crazy and minds still gone, as i move along another fuk'd up day in this crazy place..............
" a good fella from the old block " is da truth when i speak of some who have my back on and off the stage. I can only brag for so long than i must hand over the mike to somebody else who will undoubltly droubt your skull into the heavy metal ground. It was 25 yrs ago on a day like this that i was about to go to y fave bar " Hoovers". I wer in MT Tabor over loooking the old indian rock walls and said " I am packing my northern bags for some southern charms laced in bbq sauce with a touch of tremolo down in Memphis ". To which i oh the pleasure is bass player tony b from when this story comes flashbacking around again. so we both sat there drinking our cold drinks about to hit the train tracks when we decided to go down there record in the finest studios and make 1 hell of a record. Fuk yeah we did ! hell i have at least 50 rock gems for all to hear out there on the reverbnation.com/myrage1990 page. Memphis was a hoot and hot as hell the first yr as we help to create the most powerful computer company " Daisy Tek ". Those daze were filled with working hard and playing harder, and they worked the fuk outa us. The best was when we recorded tools of the trade and lords of mischief at " The Control Room " with Jimmy Enwright engineering... the fucken sound is so heavy man ! were we on fire ! we had this amazing practice room off Perkins rd over by RAKSTRAWS grocery store ! man those daze were great. sex drugs rock and roll came out that building. I miss that place minute by minute. I could write an entire blog to the AAPLIANCE JAM ROOM ! Fuk... so Old tony did me a solid yrs later. almost 25 yrs later. he calls me and makes me laugh about our time down there in SOUTH PARK !...... Thanks bro for all that - i need it ! the current tempo is always a lil hot and i need to slow it down. I live in the big easy and yet i am running full speed most of the time. I gotta slow down. let life show me something i can laugh at with this old gitar in my hand. Now Sept 5th Blob Snarly and crew play at the " END OF THE WORLD " an old door event with the river and endless train tracks..... come out and party with us. Now old fatboy reminded me of the time we played out doors in this field in muddsippy 1 gorgus day and how much fun we all had. it was a real cheesburger in paradise kinda day ! bahahahah great stuff i tell. thats really why i love playing music i think, Just to rehash the stories and tell some new ones. The kids seem to like hearing them. Its all about the kids. No child left behind ! MUSIC MEANS FREEDOM !
# 9 ? I must be off my rocker. I have to calm down. I get very excited over disruption and distortion. My echo is a giant empty vessel. I look to the heavens for answers but only see f16's in formation. I turn to see a new cloud but see only a pack of drones. I am terrified that the nazi party will do it again and make music againest the law . IT COMMING so bet when i say it. History is repeating itself like a blues beat in 4/4 time. The fact that i only see MUSIC as a form of freedom is what you should be worried about. Just as the slaves sang songs of freedom, the new illegal crossing the American boarder is now singing sweat songs of freedom. without a song to guild you where might you go in life ? For over 25 yrs i bean riting songs but latly all my songs are filled with hate or just plain negitive. THANK GOD i have Jah to show me the songs i need to play and all those other get toss'd into the big trash can in the sky. I could probadly start a deth metal band tonite with all the song i have about sex drugs and rock and roll over or i'm gonna shoot you - lay down...lay down ! fire FIRE FIRE FIRE FIRE 10X PULL OUT ANOTHER PISTOL AND KEEP SHOOTING ME !!!!!!! The fact is i'm just not intimidated by all this sheety music . I just seem to be watching and tellin ya what i see. I do plan on being that 1 guy walking down the street holdin my guntar and the AMERICAN flag in the other while bullets fly over my head from all sides cause i'm a TARGET and I LOVE IT ! BULLEYES LUVIS is gonna b my new nickname from now on - I'm just over all the injustice going on in my homeland. first ya take my rights, than you take my guns, than you take my vote, than you take my truck, than u take my love of it all and now U THINK U CAN TAKE MY FAMILY ! MY FAMILY IS MY MUSIC. MY FAMILY HAS ALWAYS BEEN MUSICIANS ! US IN THE LUVIS FAMILY DONT PRETEND! WE DONT RETREAT ! WE DONT SURRENDER ! WE JUST SHRED AND SOLO OVER ur stupid new world order beats while IMPROVISING on the spot like a jedi ninja. I am having 1 hell of a great day - the highs and lows are keeping my blood pressure up and my tunings far below the great whale bellows. Today I wish to Thanks everyone on Reverbnation who r with me and support my music. life is short and so am i. i wish you all the best today on stage and behind the mixing board. life is good ! fuk all this nonsense and go record something and release it to the world. do something or you will do something for somebody else ! by the way the weather is like 90 something, the sky is blues and i love my Girls ! MUSIC MEANS FRREDOM
Hey Reverbs I sit here at the studio brain washed with new songs wit dat super natural melody line that only i can cross. I have been to the cross roads and was almost ran over but i just kept walking and never looked back. It tough to make a stand these days. When i was a younger man my in-stinks were a lil off. I used my little head to think for my big head. I made love songs with some sweet country rhythms but add'd to many spices and everything went sour. Now that I just played the L.A. Music Factory and watch the video i see a new me. A new luvis is emerging. Much the same way the fall and winter months are comming. Cold winds will blow snow drifts into your g clef. Dont worry about the " what ifs " anymore seeing how we are all being watched and listened to but NOBODY wants do anything anymore. welcome to freedom. I used to be told i couldnt play guitar over there. Mark dont play that song ! Luvis you shouldnt sing that ! hey everybody I LOVE YA BUT ITS ALL A LIE ! 25 yrs of playing music making songs cursing farting puking fuking getting busted on the run on the lamb down by the river under the bridge flippin off the system throwing signs to the fuzz, throwin bodys to the ground, smashing limbs, slicen thoats being assaulted, false flag attacks, marshall amps dr pepper navarro handmade cigars myrage woodro evil luvis and the 420 production suicide solution . the whole system is way to much. that why on SEPT 5TH 2014 the Bands here in New Orleans will gather atthe Warehouse to play music that screams real freedom ! real AMERICAN ROCK ! KILLER MUSIC ! I do alot of this for my own gilty pleasure but i always seem to touch and teach somebody the truth about music ! thats what its all about ! music is the only thing that matters ! make love not war but be prepared for both ! xoxoxoxoxox
Hey Satchmo its a Party Over here in the Luvis world of tings bings and chicken rings. With only a few hrs to practice for the Blob Snarly shows I sit across from an empty bottle of expensive whiskey with dark eye telling me to go promote and distribute or die like punk bitch on the fringes of the river. LUVIS is going with full intent to commit shredding of an electric instrument. It how I roll the dice honey, whats wrong with your facebook u never smile anymo . No worry on this day as rent is paid and my girls speak only love for me, my biggest defenders of my freedom. I keep outa new jersey this is alldat matters and I live to tale the tall tails. got so much to do on this mountain morning. gonna hit the river banks for some cool breeze's later while playing " my little fireball or nose e neighbor " it must be done or u'll she'' b ask'n me to " fix the toilet " . ahhhh shit its so nice to see my name up on the wwoz website. its official now. this new cd " luvis 25 yrs " is a formula of abstracts + opticals with musical fractions = LUVISPRO aka LUVIS PRODUCTIONS. NoW its almost 25 yrs ago today I wer sittin on a loading dock in Memphis laughing with our lawyers over copyrights and the library of congress with the co conspiricer of MYRAGE -Texas Tom when we add'd the new word into the world known as LUVIS....IT wasn't soon after that it all exploded like a fart on the tip of Uranus. its a shame but I feel your pain. SO here go again some 25 sec from mars later. It almost like my friend cata clismick . she was livin with 3 other in there .....reefers .....MUSIC MEANS FREEDOM ! XOXOXOXOXOXOXO :-)
it ant cheap livin in the big easy , it is cheap to record your music here. big easy does it round here in july is how we go today. ya she's a total hotty in her lilly whites. it my day to promote SWAMPMUCK Records. I usally go to Jackson Sq with my cd's and gitar . sell ya the shirt off my crack back. as i sit in the middle of it all I ponder the yonder and i'm very amused by all the confusion and such going on. Theres a show next frieday nite with blob snarly , mea culpa and the repellers. As long as members of the bands dont go to jail - fuk ! its all good. SO LATELY i have been thinking of songs i recorded back in the yr 1989. some of those songs were created during & while in the aftermath from MI. troubles abound for young mark. no band and no gigs along with no songs and no direction made me do some crazy things. I did write some songs that made no sense than - but know make all the sense. AS i moved outa the ST ANN studio and now creating the DUMAINE ST STUDIO , i am finding it harder and harder to create music. I have to always had to break down my studios just as i am getting them to record music. I am not a happy camper to have to always change my situations. still i have all the gear and the man with the most tools always wins Wrestle'n with my demons can be a damn distraction so with that i am leaving for the bayou. to shake my head and wonder. to listen to the sounds of crickets and secadas . fuk it for now. i will she my girl later on. the house will be full ths week with the arrival of grandma, she doesnt jam but is a pure inspiration for me when writing death metal songs. good times u bet, bad luck ya i know him, karma is a bitch and murphys law is what i just wrote about - have a great day everybody - MUSIC MEANS FREEDOM !
let me tells ya a lil story a long time back in 1990 I wer still livin in nj an I had just got back from musicians institute before I begin I must say its nice to be back online ) I was studing all types of music. I love nj/nyc BUT .... So was getting into jazz and really loved django stuff and this other guy named Joe Pass. so I heard he was a jersey guy and still played. so I get around the few jazz guys in my hood ( gus ) and we go in search of Joe. Now I had a bunch of albums and sheet music from hal lernard about ho wto play like Joe Pass. I of course didn't get A'S at MI for sight readin and I needed a lot of help. So one nite in NYC I head over from my West 4th st hangout to the Bluenote. Holy Cow JOE PASS is on a calendar date. So I drop the $50.00 bucks an get my seat reserved. I luv NYC for this. NITE of show an its a packed house. I am wearing my finest dive bar attire amoungest the tux's. ok. I order a beer and it came to me in a LG glass ? o.k. My girlfriend didn't want to go. o.k. shagging myself to table #5 I sit and wait with tablature in hand of these songs and there substitutions in #/flat bhahaha, such a rookie ! luv it - all this flash backing thankx to wwoz radio today 7-16-2014 :-) ... so Joe appears with a greascth and whails in my face like a madman, the sweetest guitar runs EVER...I shook my head in amazement more than in time with his crazy rhythms, rite ! alright ! A Right ! yeah yeah yeah ! wild ! smoken ! hotter than Memphis BBQ ! whoa luv'd it ! ..... in 1 month I play LOUSIANA MUSIC FACTORY AUG 16 2014 on Frenchmen St ! whoa !!!!!!!!! 25 yrs ago all this crazy fun stuff happened and it's still goin $tronger than eVr !!!!! Flash backs of music are a blast ! like when I blast back to top 10 for the 4 x this yr on reverbnation ! bahahaha wanna say GREAT FUKKIN show wit BLOB SNARLY at Siberia with KEN SOUTH ROCK , all the bands this month have beena blast , so much talent ! I luv New Orleans for that ! all good wit me ! see ya soon on stage to party yall- MUSIC MEANS FREEDOM !
It Official - LUVIS 25 YRS is now avail to all via iTunes . Fuk yeah again - Thanks to Discmakers & cdbaby.com LUVIS is now on track to a huge summer of partys and jam's. now let me tell ya a little story. I used to operate a Construction business. All day I would try to sell folks the bet materials for the job. I would always get shot down with inferior materials because the cost is to high. than we would walk away at the end of the job saying " I wish I had did that " . people are weird in the home improvements business - free estimates suck - fuck u and you free estimate ! so with that story come the story of me telling you that this new Cd is the bomb. Discmakers is the bomb. Cdbaby is the bomb. iTunes is just another hand grenade . I didn't expect so much from so little. I don't mean to be short with ya but size matters when dealing with music. I give you 38 minutes of the best I can offer at 44 yrs old. My instrument has been thru a lot of stages. I watched my lil axe pound , 2 3 maybe 4 sho's a week. IT gets very hard to concentrate with all the music in my head. I see musical passages in my eyes that connects with the stars and planets which directs me the mainline of time and space. Only a few of us left who can do it. most of us jersey guys were killed of during the the 1990's drug wars between NYC and the NJ fractions. I miss my Friends / Musicians - I blame who ever is in charge at the opium fields over sea's cause " you cant grow it here " ! Was talking to a fiend of mine last night who is going out to do a major concert in Denver with some rappers , he said "the music is all that matters anymore". SO fukking true. WIT DAT I would like to THANK YA'LL once again for all the kind emails , postx, comments and love I get around the web and please take a listen and download the new album its now avail on iTunes key words " LUVIS 25 YRS " https://itunes.apple.com/album/25yrs/id885537762?v0=9989&ign-mpt=uo%3D1 XOXOXOXOX L.U.V.I.S.
SCORE FOR THE WIN Luvis and Cdbaby.com are making a huge score like judy with her pocket of high cause oh lord heavens no's I belong way down below these charts. But today the devil is knocking at my door with # 6 on the reverbnation charts ! hit it ! You can hear her crying cause she didn't grt her new cd. its o.k. honey. the weekend was filled with zydeco music and I loved it. As I was around the quarter I was able to finally buy a nice Violin. Needs some work but looks great - I send up some pics here in a minute. After seeing the great music I want to do some violin solo's with my music now ! Making music is fun when its done in a magical way - no need to get excited the thief he said. I have a great friend who knows everything bout these 4 string monsters. who knows what happens on this great musical journey. We the guardians of groove must keep pushing the power thats before us daily, that monster doesn't want you to be free and play . So as I purchase said instrument I was ultimately being put in its world. my mind can see and hear music before it happens. this violin saw me and I saw her. we both automatic and passionately touched and now we are the double duce of disaster.... the double duce now avail 4 99 us cents at WWW.CDBAY.COM/CD/LUVIS
Congrats Luvis fanatics were are # 3 for Rock in New Orleans today. Thanks for spinning all the songs and downloading the songs. The page counter for this site has be increasing daily. I have to upgrade my accounts to keep up with the demand. As always I am grateful for everything that happens to me as a independent musician. Swampmuck records has been going crazy with interviews, magazine reviews and a host of other cool stuff that i'll announce at the right time. I am floored today as I look at the stats and see the numbers. # 3 is a special number for me and my family. I still cant believe I placed higher than some of the artist represented here in the big easy. I would love to do a show with Lena Prima and Cowboy Mouth. Sun God Seven and the Molly Ringwalds can rock the hell outa a venue. all these bands I have either seen live or watch online and I must say these are musicians who take and make a lot of noise to support the cause. I tell everybody to check out all the bands on reverbnation. Still I am going to keep the fire burning high and bright for all to see in order to get off this island. Music is a fight. I have fought to explot my music yr after yr. Luvis is the proud owner of over 25 keywords that are exclusive property on the internet super highway. LUVIS, LUVISPRO, LUVIS420, EVIL LUVIS, SWAMPMUCK RECORDS, RINGO DIAMOND, ZIGGY HENDRIX, 6 EYED GOAT, THE STOOL PIGEONS etc etc etc you get the point. All my web mastery combined with my fretboard mastery has been so successful that others ask me to help them and I do so without hesitation. I don't owe this game. the game is mosty rigged. but knowledge is power and passing that power to others is how our community grows. Just like Luke I used the force and now i'm doing battle against the dark side. The NWO hates me and I hate them with songs and poems about them while they use banks and police to crush my spirt. :-) You cant crush watts already been, I have create a frankenstien how love me. I control my freak with beer and wine. I keep my monster happy with fine women and a lust for life. My zombie monster freak doesn't come to hurt you but instead hurts the ones who cant help themselves. my zombie monster freak is out on your city suburban run down 3 world streets hunting out the bullies of the music business who profit from the poor musician. 25 YRS of LUV is all you need to say. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU ! SEE YOU MONSTER FREAKS on the mean streets cause MUSIC MEANS FREEDOM ! XOXOXOXOXO