Three of the four songs on the Bus Stop EP were started in January 2002, part of what would become the sessions for 'Vertical,' John's planned full-length CD. At the suggestion of drummer/mentor D.J. Bonebrake, John and longtime producer/bassist Chris Xefos flew to the scenic San Fernando Valley and the trio recorded basic tracks for 10 songs at Travis Dickerson Recording Studio. Tracks 1, 2 & 4: JM-Guitar/Vocals, Chris Xefos-Bass/Keyboards, D.J. Bonebrake-Drums Produced by Chris Xefos at Magnetic Motorworks, San Francisco Track 3: JM plays everything. Produced by Jeff Saltzman at Mysterious Cove, Campbell, CA. GUESTS: Scott Wagar (Percussion) & Victor Krummenacher (Handclaps) on Tracks 1-2 Alison Faith Levy (Piano) & Dave Immergluck (Pedal Steel) on Track 4.