Category Music Posts

The Club and the Coast, the Unlikely Comfort of Rhythms

When viewed from just a few steps remove, the tedium of daily experience takes on a profoundly absurd quality. It’s that absurdity which, if I let it, leaves me dazzled and disoriented. Everything, from the everyday little dramas one the one hand to the yawning abyss of the Unknown on the other—I can see the […]

You Make Me Flutter

When I was a music student, I was only a mediocre bassoonist and I’ve never been a pianist, but I’ve loved me some modal resonances since as long as I can recall. I used to lock myself away in the bassoon studio with its baby grand piano where I’d clunk away to my own amusement […]

Tapping Earth

When I write songs it tends to be a jumble of emotions and colors and landscapes and dramas, and I put a lot of thought and energy into “Tapping Earth” to flesh it out. It ended up being a complicated synesthetic story about the expansion of civilization and consumption of resources. I hadn’t planned on […]