Monthly Archives: January 2017

Lyrical Potency

I’ve been thinking a lot, of late, about the impact that music can have through its lyrics, particularly with that impact amplified and shaped by instrumentation, chord progression, and vocal timbre.  I strongly believe that there is power in pure instrumentals, as previous posts on here can attest to (including last week’s), but there is […]

Chance Musical Encounters

It’s astounding how you often find new music to listen to in the most unusual places.  With music surrounding us on a daily basis, between being in commercials, in TV and movies, in other people’s MP3 players or car radios, and on social media, there’s so much that you tune out.  Yet, one of those […]

The Kids From Yesterday

With the volume of music that I listen to, the volume of music available in the world, and the limits that I have in time and money that prevent me from exploring it as thoroughly as I’d like, I frequently wind up behind the curve, picking up on artists and albums ages after they’ve come […]

An Underachiever in Name Only

As someone who listens to a large variety of music and is always on the lookout for more, I have a large queue of songs, artists, and albums to look into, either because I learned about them on my own or had them recommended to me.  Unsurprisingly, this often results in me taking months or […]