September 18, 2019

Trimmed my beard a few weeks ago and currently look less forbidding. I'd change the image I'm using now ('old man of the sea'/ 'warrior monk') but I don't have a new portrait that matches its power yet . . . a selfie isn't quite the same...

September 13, 2019

Whether live performance will continue to be a part of my life is an unanswered question but as a confirmed, tightly wound perfectionist I say, "Come On Clarity, Get Your Ass Over Here!"

September 6, 2017

The desolate beauty of Bjork's musical 'nordic landscape' . . .

September 6, 2017

Sia's magnificent, heart-rending vocal (echoes of Barbra Streisand/Bonnie Tyler/Meatloaf) soaring above the EDM/electonica influenced track and combined with Maddie Zeigler's astonishing improvised gymnastic dance in the video - ensured Chandelier killed it in...

September 4, 2017

Leonard Cohen's raspy, basso profundo provides the pivotal audio 'hook' in You Want It Darker  - a bleak, lyrically sardonic song from his masterful final album.

September 1, 2017

Bursting from a collective darkness formed of anger/need and unspoken desires - Marilyn Manson's song The Beautiful People is - one of, if not the - defining tracks of the mid to late 90s Industrial/Techno/Steampunk genre.

August 30, 2017

Mint Julep by the Punch Brother's is expansive and intimate at the same time - mapping the mournful hills and dusty roads of broken dreams with a sublime mash-up of country jazz, alt Americana, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young harmonies and modern classical string arrang...

July 7, 2017

from 'Mythic' musical adventurer to Popeye! D

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