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Music and You, and Me

“Music beats suffering” – Mild High Club, Skiptracing (2016)

We’re here, we breathe, we suffer.

We listen, we hear, we know.

Music has been a major part of my fight against depression in this lonely world of ours.

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Ask The Captain

Two Concerts; One Car Wreck

The car wasn’t there.

I swear to God, the car wasn’t there.

Not when my head turned like a clockwork ventriloquist puppet to reckon my blindside, not when it turned again to survey the other: a train of yellow-white, beady-eyed, late-night commuters, all rushing a natural ten miles above the posted speed limits and not again as I set off in rushed anticipation. 2,733 more words

The Fried Neckbones

Why Bother Music?

It’s been almost two years since moving to Houghs Neck; and it’s been a tumultuous year and a half in some ways.  I’m sure a lot has to do with adjusting to home ownership after spending the greater part of my life as a tenant.  629 more words

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A Celebration of Stormzy: “Gang Signs and Prayer,” One Year Later

In anticipation of the one-year anniversary of rapper Stormzy’s debut solo album “Gang Signs and Prayer,” I thought I’d talk about why the record is so unique and important. 519 more words

Music Reviews

Trance / prog house music in 10 years is going to blow what we have now the shit out of the water.

I can’t fucking wait.

NaNoWriMo 2017 Playlist

Hello everyone. It’s been a while since I’ve posted to this blog, but it’s National Novel Writing Month, and that means I’m in the mood for writing. 325 more words


Feature: Khalid's American Teen Misses the Mark

Khalid’s first album, American Teen, is a reflection of his experience in music recording and songwriting, it falls flat. The album has gained attention because of Khalid’s singles “Young, Dumb and Broke” and “Location” success on streaming services like Youtube and Spotify. 179 more words

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