[if IE] [endif]

League of Inveterate Poets

The out-of-context contextuality of a foolish sage

A Review: A Twist of the Wit by Dylan Brody

| July 30, 2011

Dylan Brody is to storytelling what John Coltrane is to jazz instrumentals. Just as Coltrane never just “played” a song, but made every note his own and shaped them into something new and unique, so Dylan Brody never just “tells” a story. He treats the very words like musical notes, shaping them, bending them, shifting […]

Eric Whiteacre “Sleep” – 2000 Voice Virtual Choir

| April 12, 2011

One of the things I love most about music is how it is often birthed out of human collaboration. My favorite moments in my band The Bulltown Strutters, whether at rehearsals or on stage, come when musical magic happens as band members weave something that is bigger (and more wonderful!) than the sum of its […]

Death Cab for Cutie: No Sunlight (Acoustic) in a Cab

| April 2, 2011

Oh Death Cab, how ironic of you.

Arcade Fire Blogotheque Take Away Shows Video

| February 12, 2011

Recently I wrote in praise of the Take Away Show series at Blogotheque (“Spoon Videos on Blogotheque’s Take Away Shows“), and how their videos exemplify the theme of this blog: reveling in out-of-context contextualities. Blogotheque accomplishes this by taking bands off the stage and having them play in places or situations where you would never […]

Curse Your Branches by David Bazan: A Song for Fall

| September 21, 2010

A song for the first day of fall (“Curse Your Branches” by David Bazan) red and orange or red and yellow in which of these do you believe if you’re not sure right now please take a moment i need your signature before you leave when i sleep i’m usually dreaming though more and more […]

This website uses a Hackadelic PlugIn, Hackadelic Sliding Notes 1.6.5.