I play the accordion and the Japanese Taiko drums. Current side projects are drawing a near-future sci-fi comic and coding a JRPG loosely based on Mongolian history.

So far i've found every social media platform that i've tried to be completely unusable. Hoping Mastodon might be different.
Down to chat about music, gaming, environment/energy, comics, software development, parenting, etc. anytime.


@nindokag Unusability is in the user -- Confucious :D


I'm a terrible accordion player, but I'm excited to find another one in the Fediverse. Hello and welcome!

@RussSharek Cool, nice to meet you! What kind of music do you like to play? I like to play sea shanties, tango, samba, latin jazz, and video game and anime soundtracks. Some of my recordings are at


You're way ahead of me. :)

I noodle around on an old bayan, and a toy accordion I've used in shows. My skills would be considered terrible if I practiced. :)

I'll give your stuff a listen.


I'm at the "trying to play a child's waltz" stage of proficiency. I love it though.

@RussSharek Keep practicing!! 🎼 🏋️‍♂️ 💪 🎶

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