If you had to choose only one to have, which would it be? Could you choose? Are they not both components of the essence that is life? Letter from elementary school regarding music and art classes. Jilted grammar due to Google Translate as the letter comes initially in French. For some years, whenever I have […]
https://youtu.be/DDo4CA13LbY There is nothing I could add to this that would make any difference. Jimmy Page discusses the creation of Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ in a sublime 8 minutes.
Back in 1988 when I was a junior in high school I’d been playing drums for several years, but was still pretty much a hack. I’d taken some private and group lessons, but my playing was mostly confined to putting headphones on and playing to my favorite records. I didn’t ‘practice’ in any way, shape […]
John Butler has been playing this song his entire career from busking on streets to stadiums. Like his career it has morphed and changed over time, and like one of his shows is unique each time he plays it. Many artists have ‘signature tunes’ that become canon. This is his. So cool to see a) […]
https://www.brainpickings.org/2019/01/24/nick-cave-music-ai/ In this great post over at Brain Pickings – Maria Popova shines a light on Nick Cave’s answer to a fan question about future artificial intelligence creating ‘perfect songs’ with no humans needed. The short answer is, yes they will, but the long answer is they still won’t be the same. Nick fucking lays […]