Custom Website & Application Development


Family Vineyard

Design; Ruby on Rails application development with custom backend administration system; jQuery/SCSS; PayPal Payments Advanced integration; digital goods fulfillment.

Website for the Indianapolis-based independent record label Family Vineyard. Full-stack development of a custom catalog and ecommerce system for physical and digital sales with extensive back-end tools for administration by the client, including order processing, digital download generation and tracking, catalog management, news postings, sales summaries and order status updates, etc.


Drag City

Ruby on Rails application development and ongoing maintenance; e-commerce integration; digital goods fulfillment; ActiveAdmin, Thinking Sphinx, ActiveMerchant.

Website for the Chicago-based record label Drag City, originally developed by Someoddpilot. Took over maintenance of the website in 2011, with ongoing maintenance and implementation of new features for the site. Currently wrapping up a full rewrite of the application (and an upgrade from Ruby 1.8.7 / Ruby on Rails 2.2.2 to Ruby 1.9.3 / RoR 3.2.13), with an entirely new back-end administration application, redesigned e-commerce and catalog management and digital fulfullment systems, enhanced full-text search, and many other new features.


Rhys Chatham

Design; Drupal custom theme and module development; XHTML/Javascript/CSS.

Website for composer and musician Rhys Chatham. Implemented using the Drupal open-source content management system.


Toby Summerfield

Design; Ruby on Rails application development and administration system; XHTML/Javascript/SCSS.

Website for the musician Toby Summerfield with a blog, tour dates, discography / online shop, and contact form. Full-stack Ruby on Rails application development and an ActiveAdmin backend administration system. Integrations with SoundCloud, Bandcamp, and MailChimp.


Tim Iseler

Design; XHTML/Javascript/CSS; Ruby on Rails application development; custom administration system.

Portfolio website for audio engineer Tim Iseler. Implemented using Ruby on Rails. Includes custom-built tools for simple inline administration of site content and images, a Twitter integration, and custom jQuery-based photo slide-shows.



Design; frontend PHP/XHTML/CSS; custom Symfony/MySQL-based backend content management system (CMS); PayPal and MailChimp integration.

Catalog and e-commerce website for the Sundmagi record label. Includes custom administration system for blog-type news postings, catalog data entry (including artwork uploads, press quotes, embedded audio clips, and product variations), PayPal shopping cart integration, MailChimp mailing list integration, and a custom Lucene-based site-wide search system.


Jason Ajemian

Design; frontend PHP/XHTML/CSS; custom Symfony/MySQL-based backend content management system (CMS); WordPress theme and WordPress/Symfony integration.

Personal website and blog for a New York-based musician. Includes integration of a WordPress blog, including WordPress theming in parallel with the site styles. The site also includes show postings, a Twitter feed, discography, music scores, information on various bands Ajemian is involved with, embedded audio and videos, and much more.


Danny Greene

Design; frontend PHP/XHTML/CSS.

Portfolio website for Chicago-based visual artist Danny Greene. The site includes an extensible image gallery for showcasing the artist's work.


Jeremy Lemos

Custom WordPress theme design (PHP/XHTML/CSS/jQuery); integration with GigPress, Twitter for Wordpress, Search Unleashed, Shadowbox and other WordPress plugins.

Personal website and blog for a Chicago-based musician and recording/live-sound engineer. The WordPress-based site includes a running blog (with RSS feeds), show postings (including iCal/Google Calendar feeds), discographies (both as an engineer and as a musician), and other information.


Mary Jones Management

Design; frontend PHP/HTML/CSS; custom Symfony/MySQL-based backend content management system (CMS).

Artist management and booking agency. Updated and extended an older site design and implemented a fully-customized user-friendly backend administration system. The site includes news, artist profiles, tour-date listings, audio clips, pop-up artist photos, and more.


Front Porch Productions

Design; frontend PHP/XHTML/CSS; custom Symfony/MySQL-based backend content management system (CMS).

Booking / artist management / event planning agency. Site includes news, artist profiles, and up-to-date tour/event listings (including an iCal calendar data feed).


Eremite Records

Design; frontend PHP/XHTML/CSS; custom Symfony/MySQL-based CMS; PayPal and YourMailingListProvider integration.

Fifteen-year-old free-jazz record label with a catalog of over fifty releases. Site includes a full catalog (for the main Eremite label as well as sub-labels/imprints), news items, a PayPal shop, audio clips, press quotes, an index of links, mailing list integration, and the capability for an extensive archive of concerts including photo galleries, video galleries, concert flyers, etc.



Design; frontend PHP/XHTML/CSS; custom MySQL database backend; PayPal and PHPList integration.

Experimental-music record label and online shop. Site includes news entries, multiple catalog listings and detailed discography information, audio clips, an archival sub-site for a 2003 MP3 download series, mailing list management, and a full PayPal shop implementation.


The Necks

Design; frontend PHP/XHTML/CSS; custom Kohana/MySQL-based CMS; PayPal and YourMailingListProvider integration.

Award-winning and critically-acclaimed piano/bass/drums trio from Australia. Site includes news, tour dates, an online shop (selling albums and T-shirts), artist biographies and a press kit, and a mailing list integration.


David Daniell

Design; frontend PHP/HTML/CSS; custom Codeigniter/MySQL-based CMS.

Website for Chicago-based musician David Daniell. Site includes news, tour dates, and a discography with PayPal-based online sales.


San Agustin

Design; frontend XHTML/CSS.

Website for the band San Agustin. Site includes news, a discography, a photo gallery, and press quotes.