March 24, 2014

A Golden Age for iOS Synths

Over a series of christmases at work, I was gifted a few iPads. For someone on a laptop a good portion of the day, my early iPad usage was somewhat forced. Sure, I could read email and the Times (though … Continue reading

March 2, 2014

In Praise of Refused

I love music that exhibits a visceral intelligence – a confluence of thought and action.  I can’t think of a band that exemplifies those concepts more aggressively than Refused. Wikipedia lists the band’s genres as “hardcore punk, post-hardcore, experimental rock, … Continue reading

February 20, 2014

These Songs Will Save Your Life

I often try to find words, or references, as a way to explain how I feel about music, or a particular song. Music communicates so much without words, and I think that’s why I like it so much. I thought … Continue reading

February 12, 2014

The Political Leanings of Superheroes

So, I have been thinking about this for a while and I thought it might be an interesting blog post. I thought I would write about two of my favorite things, Superheroes and politics. More specifically, what would be the … Continue reading

January 29, 2014

The Grammys and the Damage Done

I think my good friend Ara Babajian of the fantastic Slackers nailed it when he wrote: “I have about as much interest in awards shows as I do in watching rich people golf.”  I believe that it is fairly common … Continue reading