A musing on restlessness and complacency, with Apes of Gloom

Every time I find myself, I get complacent. And then, of course, parts of me get restless. They wander off again and get lost. This time I want to do a better job of putting me all together and moving forward. #TimeToChange "When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back … Continue reading A musing on restlessness and complacency, with Apes of Gloom

A Catastrophic Purge of Torment Into Oblivion: The Body & Thou Lay Burden Upon Existence

I awoke this morning with a powerful craving for fresh vinyl. I knew not why; I knew not for which specific piece of pressed wax I was searching. I knew only that there was The Calling, and that I needed to, once again, comb through my personal back-catalogue of music and film, identify some long-suffering … Continue reading A Catastrophic Purge of Torment Into Oblivion: The Body & Thou Lay Burden Upon Existence

A Cobblestone Walkway of Broken Chords: Piecing Together Mine Own History of Music, Part I

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.” -- Victor Hugo Anyone who knows me for even a few hours is aware of how ingrained music is in my life. I wish I could say that I meant creating music, but that is another project, and perhaps a … Continue reading A Cobblestone Walkway of Broken Chords: Piecing Together Mine Own History of Music, Part I