the church wanted ever higher main hall ceilings. This resulted in churches that were very tall, and very narrow, making them very unstable.
rap became the predominant style of music replacing Disco of the ‘70’s. Many people (including myself) were put off by this violent and disturbing music form, but many of these people, like me, were white. Rap was never written for us, but rather was an expression of frustration, of oppression, and of anger building within the minority segment of our nation.
Let’s be honest. Everybody has their bad days. We all have those days when somebody is being a jerk to us at work, those drivers are idiots, that item is sold out, the device isn’t working. We all have those days where we just want to…
My new guitar is (yes, I’ll drop names here) a Fender Les Paul, picked out for me especially by my friend Michael.
listening to rain is akin to meditation. It has the effect of simply quieting the mind and relaxing the soul. If you’ve ever lost track of time, found yourself at ease without a care in the world even for a few minutes while listening to the rain, I’m sure that’s a form of meditation.
Yes, I have a new keyboard, because when you’re suffering from severe depression, you spend money, right?
it is far easier to destroy than to create. The second law of thermodynamics tells us this. When terrorists destroyed the Twin Towers, or the art in Syria, that’s not impressive. Time will do that if they’re just patient enough, but the effort it took to build them is true talent. It was easy to end John Lennon’s life, but the music he created took talent.
But this is not a piece about sex, although sex is a topic that I truly enjoy. At least I think it is. I mean, it’s been awhile, so who knows.
The contribution of the arts in our society are more critical than most people know, but these talents should be coming into sharp relief now.
I was, once, a DJ if you can believe that. It was a little college web station, so, no, it didn't get broadcast, but I used to enjoy making lists of songs for special occasions. Well, this is Rocktober, so it has me thinking of Halloween.