Category Music

Music: Guilty Party, by The National

The National consistently creates music that is dark, contemplative, and worthy of a rainy day. That’s not to say it’s “feel terrible about yourself music”.

Music: Call it Dreaming, by Iron & Wine

There is a lot to be appreciated in a quiet, thought provoking song like “Call it Dreaming” by Iron & Wine.

Music: Fool’s Errand, by Fleet Foxes

There is familiarity here, accompanied by newness and depth worth discovering slowly and methodically.

Music: Human, by Rag’n’Bone Man

All sorts of rootsy goodness.

Music: 8 (Circle), by Bon Iver

It’s one of those things you kind of get, but can’t be too sure if you’re right about what exactly you get.

Either way, I think it’s a good listen.

Music: I Give You Power, by Arcade Fire

“It’s never been more important that we stick together & take care of each other” – Arcade Fire

Music: Changes, by Charles Bradley

Maybe my tastes have evolved to abhor fast food music. Maybe I’m just getting older. Maybe I just love that Bradley is a bit of throwback.

Holiday Music: A Great Big Sled, by The Killers

Here is the song that started it all and perhaps my personal favorite, “A Great Big Sled“, with lyrics that seem to get better and better with time.

Five Minutes on The Election, Running, and Bon Iver

I haven’t written in two weeks, and I’m pretty rusty. To get back on track I’m falling back on one of my old “writer’s block” busting tricks. I’m setting a timer and writing for 5 minutes on a topic, cleaning it up a bit and posting it. So here goes… Five Minutes on The Election: […]

Music: So Much to Say, by Dave Matthews Band

It’s amazing how far technology, life, and musical tastes have evolved over the years.

Even so, “So Much to Say” remains one of my favorites.