On organization, loss, and recording media.
At the age of 15, I was listening to Culture Club and ABC and Prince and Heaven 17 and Sheila E. Everything was shiny and clean and super-produced. But I also listened to the Rolling Stones, and that led me down a really interesting musical path. My nature, when I run into a new band… Continue reading 6/14/17: Walking the Blues
The Eighties were a very fashionable time. Lots of evening wear, rhinestones and stiletto heels. We had to do that, you know. We’d just spent close to ten years marinating in seventies fashion, which featured all of the beards and denim we see today, but without the man buns and rompers. Thank goodness for ABC,… Continue reading 6/12/17: Monday Funday Dance Party
So I was making a song mix for a friend of mine, all stuff from the nineties. I would say “mix tape,” which is obsolete, but I was actually making a CD, which is also obsolete. And then Chris Cornell died. I hadn’t planned to put any Soundgarden on the mix – I sold my… Continue reading
There are a lot of wonderful protest songs out there, but I wish there didn’t have to be any.
Learning to love the extremely loveable.
This is the week!