New track released: TR3

I’ve pushed a new version of my song TR3 to my Bandcamp page.

I’ve changed the music some from the prevous version, most notably in the break. I’ve also added vocals.

I’m not quite happy with the vocals, and need to work more on the mix to get a better balance of bass in there.

The song is about the amazing (but sadly short-lived) club Tier 3, AKA TR3. Back in the day I played there with Chinese Forehead a number of times, and it was fantastic.

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Minor Swingset, Monkeybars, Rawr update

New-ish versions of Rawr , Monkeybars, and Swingset have been released.

Details over on the Neurogami site

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Ruby Stuff

A shameless plug for the spiffy Ruby-related shirts, bags, mugs, and thongs you can get at

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Video for Across (to 59th 2 a.m.)

Across (to 59th, 2 a.m.) from James Britt on Vimeo.

Instrumental track from the upcoming album Maximum R&D.

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Across (to 59th, 2am)

New track. Across (to 59th, 2 a.m.)

Back when I spent a good deal of time in downtown Manhattan. Often I would end up someplace over on the east side, somewhere around one or two in the morning.

There were few good options to get over to the west side where I would catch the uptown A to get me back up to Washington Heights.

Cab, or walk, and (lacking funds) often I would do the latter.

This is the soundtrack for those treks.

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I'm ever so slowly working on a set of short, to-the-point e-books focused on technology for artists and other hackers.

I've already published Just the Best Parts: OSC for Artists

OSC for Artists, by James Britt

OSC for Artists - PDF/Mobi/EPub bundle

My brother Gerry has written an outstanding collection of essays about his travels in Ireland.

Goodwill on Credit: Travels in Ireland

Goodwill on Credit, by Gerry Britt


I'm an artist, writer, musician, and technologist living in Scottsdale, Arizona.

I'm currently working on some E-books, focusing on technology for artists: Kinect Hacking for Artists and Open Sound Control for Artists.

I've some articles here, and you can read about some of my software projects as well

I like to see a strong Phoenix community of creative, inventive people, and helped start Refresh Phoenix (now sadly defunct), Ignite Phoenix, Refactor Phoenix, Barcamp Phoenix, AZ Hackers, and the Phoenix Ruby User Group.

I run Neurogami, an art+technology multimedia development company.

You can also find me at Google+, FriendFeed, Twitter,,, and probably a few other places.

To reach me, see my About page.