The Grand Fallacy

Linux, musical road-dogging, and daily life by Paul W. Frields
The Grand Fallacy


For almost 30 years, I’ve had opportunities to play with many talented musicians, singers, and songwriters. My priorities are a tasteful, song-oriented groove and a professional tone and attitude for every gig.


I’m active in a number of musical projects, and some have regular live shows. Here’s a list of my upcoming gigs. Find out where and when you can catch me playing live. Support local music!

Geek Wrangler

Like a lot of working semi-pro musicians, I have a day hustle. Mine’s pretty great — building, enabling, and serving incredible teams of software engineers as the Director of Emerging Operating Systems at Red Hat.

Soundcraft Ui24R.

Since just before New Year 2013, I've owned and loved the (now discontinued) Line 6 StageScape M20d digital mixer. It has provided me over ten years of solid performance, and...
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The best girl.

I'm warning you in advance: this story doesn't have a happy ending. If you stick around, it's on you. In September 2010, I set out in search of a new...
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Unsit Treadmill.

There are precious few reviews of the Unsit Treadmill on the web that are truly independent. Most are on consumer review sites (and you have no idea whether they're genuine)....
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