Lawrence Bonk can't do things in moderation. When he moved to Brooklyn from Tallahassee, Florida, in 2003, he planned to record "the perfect album" with his best friend: 15 songs they'd been tinkering with for two years in a skate shop/recording studio they'd built by hand before deciding to split for the big city. But shortly after the move, Bonk's friend stole and pawned his equipment before fleeing the state. When Bonk found out, he was so crushed that he burned their reels—all gone, smoldering in a big metal trash can. For five years after that, he produced virtually nothing until January 1, 2009, when he decided to write and record a song every day for a year and post it online for free. He has just passed his... More >>>