I am talking with an emerging singer songwriter. Discussing structure of great rock songs.
She’s got a recording that she’s happy with, a simple melody, lyrics are the focus. 981 more words
A fond nod to Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side”… 247 more words
Another computer sketch, my new ‘thing’ these days, I really enjoy drawing with this new tool, my palettte, kind of fun, and those quick sketches are lighter and freer than my paintings, maybe eventually it will migrate to my canvas, can’t tell, but somehow I like this very much, and while drawing this one, this Lou Reed’s song came to my mind, Walk on the Wild Side, featured also in the Midnight Cowboy movie, love this song and it kind of inspired this sketch. 93 more words
Today’s song is Lou Reed’s only Top 40 entry, Walk On the Wild Side. It appears on his magnificent second solo album, Transformer. Working with producer David Bowie, Reed found a new voice for his tales of the out-of-luck, downtrodden, and marginalized, celebrating them with empathy and wit. 112 more words
Luck had it that I needed to travel to Disentis, Surselva in the Swiss canton of Graubünden.
Disentis, during the winter when snow submerges the Alps, finds itself kind of in the outskirts of val Surselva, actually the name Disentis is suppose to come from the latin word Desertina, used for the deserted valley in late antique times. 102 more words