The only really crucial thing to note here about the music is that the whole thing is about the bass. People who know a lot about electronic music will disagree with me, but knowing a lot about electronic music is, these days, entirely beside the point.
The progression of a house track, and one plausible reason for house's ascendancy, goes like this: There's some twinkly pirouetting melody in the...Continue reading
This is about the most powerful Christmas song I've heard. Five years in, it still blows my mind.
Think on it.
We're blessed to have really talented friends.
A few posts back, I'd gushed about the fellows at Land Vs Ocean. And, back on October 4th, we were in Jackson hanging out with them and having one heck of a night with Art In The Age, Jesse from Colour Revolt, Kishi Bashi and about 150 of Jackson's finest folks.
A friend of a lot of the folks there, a fellow named Simon, had tragically passed the night...
Watch this. All six minutes of it. I promise you it will be worth it.
An absolutely beautiful short film directed by my friend Daniel Fickle out in Portland, OR.
I had drink the other night when Fickle was in town and we caught up on everything going on with his production company and the like. He was in a bandin NYC years back with my best man. A band with four guys named Daniel. That's how I met...
I was just out in my yard, minding my business, stirring up the compost bin, ignoring the canons firing around the corner during the Patriot's Day Parade. When low and behold!
What's that? Dixieland Jazz down on Massachusetts Avenue? I jumped over the fence, ran a block and my ears and face both lit up like Christmas morning. And I wanted to share the Hot Tamale Brass Bandwith you. Cause you...