JAK LOCKE
May 7 2016
Behind The Scenes of "Targeted"
We talk about the experience of utilizing an outsider art approach to filmmaking in producing a series of western films with no budget, a crew of five, and a cast of mostly first-timers
April 28 2016
Outtakes from "Jimmy Makton And The Counting Room Three"
The actors playing the bungling criminals show some method acting techniques! Here are the most entertaining outtakes from the Counting Room Three shoots.
April 25 2016
"Jimmy Makton and The Counting Room Three" YouTube Release
The third and final (for now) Targeted short is here!
April 21 2016
Outtakes from "The Bounty Hunter And The Butcher"
Blown lines, ripped pants and derailing trains ahoy! Here are the most entertaining outtakes from the Bounty Hunter shoots.
April 18 2016
"The Bounty Hunter And The Butcher" YouTube Release
The second Targeted short is here!
April 14 2016
Outtakes from "Targeted!!!: The Original"
See how hard it was to deliver some of these lines with a straight face
April 11 2016
"Targeted!!!: The Original" YouTube Release
The first Targeted short is here!
April 4 2016
"Dungeon" playthrough video
An interesting experiment in community trolling from 2009. Angie462 and JDDemotte join me for commentary.
March 23 2016
Announcing the Targeted series!
Targeted is coming to YouTube next month -- it's a series of short films now with more to come over the years!
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latest music: Dec 11 2015
The NOLA Treblemakers: Causin' All That Treble Again!
The NOLA Treblemakers: Causin' All That Treble Again! (2015)
14 new recordings of early rock'n'roll and R&B, it's the latest release from The NOLA Treblemakers!
latest film: Apr 25 2016
Jimmy Makton and The Counting Room Three
In this prequel to "The Bounty Hunter And The Butcher", Pinkerton agent Jimmy Makton nearly meets his match when he tracks three robbers to their hideout -- well, that's what he tells the press anyway.
latest video: May 7 2016
Behind The Scenes of "Targeted"
We talk about the experience of utilizing an outsider art approach to filmmaking in producing a series of western films with no budget, a crew of five, and a cast of mostly first-timers.
latest podcast appearance: Mar 21 2016
MHOG Podcast Episode 262
I guest once again on the MHOG Podcast! Nearly two hours of so many topics I'm not going to type them all here.
latest game release: Jun 23 2011
Black Lodge 2600
Help Agent Cooper escape in this Atari-ish chase game based on the last episode of the Twin Peaks series! Mildly authentic 2600 A/V with authentic 2600 frustration for PC and Mac.
latest book: Nov 1 2010
Frog Dell's Junkyard
A political satire that requires (and prefers) no prior political knowledge. Jalopies, conspiracies, extreme billiards, and mad artists wait for you to read about them. $2.99 on Kindle, $6.29 in paperback.
latest game playthrough: Apr 4 2016
Dungeon
An interesting experiment in community trolling from 2009. Angie462 and JDDemotte join me for commentary. There's also a commentary-less version.
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UPCOMING EVENTS
  August 19 2016 (Fri) @ 9pm
THE JAK LOCKE ROCK SHOW
SLIDELL, LA
CORNER PUB
w/ Green Gasoline, Far Gone, TBA
  September 10 2016 (Sat) @ 9pm
THE JAK LOCKE ROCK SHOW
METAIRIE, LA
TWIST OF LIME
w/ The Enclave, Zombies Eating Sheep
  November 5 2016 (Sat) @ 6pm
THE NOLA TREBLEMAKERS
HOUMA, LA
private event

music in progress
Four albums


"Over", a 9 song downtempo psychedelic folk album is nearly done being recorded and will be out by the end of this summer.
Track list:
Autumn - The Devil I Know - Midnight Was Always Too Early - Curtain Call - The Cold After The Spotlight - Doctrine - Where The End Begins Again - Afterword - Ascent


The next four Jak Is A Four Letter Word volumes are currently being recorded. Among the finished tracks are "Next Day Comes Hard", "Fever Dream", "Lost A Bet And Made The News" and "Sudden Deceleration Trauma".


The follow-up to 2014's rock album "Action Packed Self-Destruction" is being written and recorded. Planned tracks include "Earworm", "Some Kind Of Beautiful Racket", and "Cyanide".


Also in the works is a collection of songs with a vaudevillian flare, many of them I composed and performed for burlesque and variety acts over the years. Songs on this one include "Cirrhosis", "Pastel Currency", "Raffle Song", "Glass Medusa" and "Narcissus Stomp".

short film series in progress
Targeted
The Targeted project is an ongoing series of fictional short films set in the late 19th century with a focus on action, character, justice, and the consequences of decisions. It's also an experiment in guerrilla filmmaking. A series of no-budget period piece films? Click above to get to the mini-site where you'll find information and regular updates on the progress of the project!

music in progress
Remastered releases
Releases and demos spanning from 1997 to 2002 are currently being remixed and remastered for reissuing as the original master tracks are located, organized and cleaned up.