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Day 39: Listening for a Reminder

“The Music that the Angels Do” – Listener.

Dan Smith’s wisdom came pouring forth from my earbuds exactly at the perfect time today.

I needed this reminder. 12 more words

Interview: Bastille At Capitol Studios

“We’re… failures and losers.”

This isn’t something you’d expect to hear from the English quartet Bastille, the band who has had a No. 1 debut album (“Bad Blood”) in the U.K., global chart success, and a sold-out, non-stop tour in Europe and America. 1,217 more words

Indie Music

UK Breakout Act Bastille Sells Out Commodore Ballroom

In 2011, UK quartet Bastille pressed 300 copies of its debut single Flaws. The accompanying video edited by singer/songwriter Dan Smith did bofo viewing office on YouTube, now at 500,000-and-counting clicking to hear the hooky dance/pop track. 646 more words


A lifetime of avoidance

I rarely think of technology dependence. It doesn’t weigh on me the way my laptop weighs down my backpack. It’s not omnipresent the way my iPhone is. 639 more words

Random Facts Of Life

Bastille Took A Photo Of Me

Okay Bastille didn’t take a photo of me, but Dan Smith (the lead singer) did… well a photo of me and a couple others.

Let me clarify, I saw Bastille in concert last night at the Riviera Theatre in Chicago. 736 more words


Thoughts on young romance.

A thing I struggle with often as a human; giving a fuck about someone else and their issues- while I’m on my pursuit to wherever it is I’m going. 1,018 more words


Program Notes: Brahms' Vier Gesänge, Op. 17


Vier Gesänge, Op. 17

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

As a young musician working and socialising in Hamburg, Johannes Brahms founded the Hamburg Frauenchor in 1859 with a small group of friends. 387 more words