Blind Mime Arts is the home art and music studio of Bryan Baker. I’m probably best known as the publisher of GAJOOB Magazine and a founder of the Tapegerm Collective. This website serves as a blog of my art and recording activities.

  • Photography: Mom & Dad

    Photography: Mom & Dad

    This digital watercolor is based on a photo of mom and dad walking along the sidewalk on Main Street, Logan, Utah, was taken after we had lunch at the Bluebird Cafe.

  • Song: Feathers

    Song: Feathers

    My entry in this week’s songfight is a collaboration with Hoblit, who is another songfight regular… It’s cool how this came together. When I thought of feathers I thought of it as a love song to a stripper coming from a shlub at a table in a club. (the Paradise Club in Vegas is a […]

  • The Blind Mime Wayback Machine

    The Blind Mime Wayback Machine

    The following are several old reviews and links. Sitting on a corn flake…Sunday, February 09, 2003REVIEW: Bryan Baker – BLIND MIME CONFESSIONS, VOL1: Anyone who has followed the antics of the home-taper/producer “underground” over the last 20-25 years will know that Bryan runs GAJOOB, “HOMEMADEMUSIC” & several other web/print-based activities that have formed cornerstones for the […]

  • Song: A 9/11 Every Day

    Song: A 9/11 Every Day

    Credits: Lyric and music by Bryan Baker. © Brian F Baker. Published by Blind Mime Music, ASCAP. Sources by: Jeff Davis & the Beauregards, anixas, peeler, shaud, Zapruder Red, mystified, kongbalong, Solaris, Cystem, JSG58, This was created both as an entry at Songfight.org and as a Gamegerm project at tapegerm.com. Songfight publishes a prospective song title […]

  • The Every Day Artist

    The Every Day Artist

    I love Jamuna Burry’s blog, The Every day Artist. Her inquisitive nature shines through in short posts exploring the nature of art and artists, plus contributing every day to your own art space within and without. https://everydayartist.com/

  • I Can’t Tell You

    I Can’t Tell You

    Music and lyric by Bryan Baker Published by Blind Mime Music, ASCAP © Brian F Baker – all rights reserved. The first guitar I purchased was out of the Sears catalog; a Gibson copy with a sunburst red finish. Guitar tech has never been my thing, but this was not a great guitar. My brother, […]

  • Kite On a String

    Kite On a String

    Kite On a String This kite on a stringIs moving to and froAnd this kite on a stringDoesn’t know which way to go Now I know it’s not just meAnd I know it’s just not trueYes, I know it’s not just meWho feels the way I do [chordChart title=”Em,G,A,D” frets=”022000,,,” labels=”x13421,,,”] This kite on a […]

  • The Best Advice

    The Best Advice

    The Best Advice Words and music by Brian F Baker© Bryan Baker, Published by Blind Mime Music, ASCAP. All rights reserved. Original Version Recorded in Bountiful around 2010 for the Elementary Penguins album. For a few tracks on that album I was exploring ideas around found lyrics and searched Twitter for tweats about advice or […]

  • Hey Ruth

    Hey Ruth

    Words and music by Brian F Baker© Brian F Baker, Published by Blind Mime Music, ASCAPAll rights reserved. Hey, RuthWhat are you searching for?Besides a little truthBesides a little truthSometimes the truth can be disguisedIn a thousand little liesAnd sometimes I am blind…Sometimes Mmm…Hey, RuthWhat did you lose back inThe carnival kissing boothDo I want to know the truth?Sometimes a kiss is just a kissUnless you find something you’ve missedAnd sometimes it’s just this…Sometimes I’ve held you close and said these thingsA million times, I knowJust to touch your butterfly wingsAnd watch you die almost Hey, RuthIn a moment you’ll be goneAfter these words becomeWhat I choose to call the truthMmm…Forgotten, but that IWill turn them over in my mindTime after timeSometimes Mmm… Hey, Ruth! Mmm… Hey, Ruth