Category Archives: Musicalality, Danzisch, Artte, Beauty

By request, and in honor of the passing of Roger Ebert, improv’d Mulholland Drive interp from memory

Diane is utterly humiliated by this ultimate statement of rejection and starts to withdraw and become clinically depressed that all of her dreams have ended in failure. In a fit of vengeful rage, she takes all of her savings and hires a hit man to take out the starlet but then has second thoughts once the process is in motion and she is unable to stop it. She becomes even more distraught and desperate and falls asleep on what turns out to be her last night alive. Continue reading

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Why do we bond with certain music and never really move on?

Therefore, under this reasoning, a lot of people like the music they bonded to in childhood, but especially the music they listened to in junior high, high school and post-high-school. Even years later, nothing else seems as vital. Continue reading

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tUnE-yArDs An Ear-Ringing Success!

tUnE-yArDs finally made it back to Lawrence after a cancelled previous attempt and they played a very cozy (packed and loud) and warm (hot and sweaty) Jackpot Saloon. I say they rather than she because assistant Nate is apparently now … Continue reading

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The Queen of Rockabilly

Well, having my hand touched by the first woman ever to record a rock and roll song (and subsequently having her throw water on me) was truly great, but the takeaway if there is one at all is that I just felt consistently good throughout her performance. Twin Peaks without the dark undercurrents in some sense. Continue reading

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Tuvan Throat Singing Strangeness

What do you get if you roll together Howlin’ Wolf, Leonard Cohen and Tom Waits with ancient nomadic culture and alien-sounding flute-like harmonics run through quirky boutique resonance effects boxes? Continue reading

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Collide

Temporary listening location for my recent score for the modern dance piece “Collide”. Continue reading

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