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Liner Notes: Daughters of Arkham

Writing is generally considered to be a solitary pursuit. It’s what misanthropes like me do to remain connected with the rest of humanity. If I had any kind of interpersonal skills I’d be able to work in an office like a normal person. 824 more words

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Liner Notes: Episode 13: Something about Mady

Aired live April 27, 2016, and available here online

When I browse through my collection of Congolese music, I see that many individuals—real or otherwise—have inspired songs and their titles. 474 more words

Congolese Music

Stan Cornyn

I used to own utterly worthless LPs just because I liked the liner notes. All those liner notes were by Stan Cornyn. My favorite was a profound piece of fluff that accompanied… 852 more words

Record Collecting

Pimp Rag, Tootsie Pop and a Cane: Farewell to The Artist

“I was dreamin’ when I wrote this, forgive me if it goes astray.”

Every generation has its events where you remember exactly where you were when you heard the news. 1,310 more words

Liner Notes

Liner Notes: Episode 12: Masters of Smooth

Aired live March 30, 2016, and available here online

Tonight I was in the mood for sharing some of the smoothest Congolese songs in my collection. 704 more words

Congolese Music

A Conversation with Mr. Fresh and Mr JWilks: The Beat Chronicles

This week I was privileged to have a lovely conversation with Mr. Fresh, aka Doug Ramsay, and Mr JWilks, aka Jimmy Wilkerson. Together, they released… 144 more words

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Liner Notes: The Dark Price of Ahriman

I don’t quite know what people imagine a writer’s process to be. Some probably think we retire to book-stuffed studies and write while classical music wafts ethereally through the air. 1,029 more words