The metaphor of going down the rabbit hole is defined in the dictionary of idioms as: to enter into a situation or begin a process or journey that is particularly strange, problematic, difficult, complex, or chaotic, especially one that becomes increasingly so as it develops or unfolds. 464 more words
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Unusual new arrivals are a daily occurrence at Ms. Rosa’s, luckily only some of them require a cross-town trip at lunch time.
It is always a treat when bands such as those to be found at The Victoria tonight come along, if for no other reason than even in something as straight-forward as this gig guide, I get to break out the box market “pretentious words, use sparingly.” For as much as it is fun to find new ways to describe the sonic muscle of a classic rock band or the commercial cool of the latest young indie outfit, I am most at home when using words such as dreamscaping, ethereal and sonorous to describe music. 916 more words
In serious, beard strokey, musical circles (like SoP team meetings) Pop has become something of a tainted concept. Sullied by the modern obsession with shallow, repetitive, style over substance, flatpack music that won’t challenge or offend and that has rolled off a TV show or major label production line, the term Pop Music does not appear to have the same shine it once did. 309 more words