Category Archives: Music

22 minutes and 25 seconds

That's how long it took me to wash the dishes tonight. I know, because it took me exactly as long as the first 5 songs of U2's War album. You see, that's pretty much my relationship to music these days—how … Continue reading

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So a while back I posted a previous, fan-made video for the official studio recording of this song.  Well, here's a live version that's nearly as captivating.

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I Gotta Feeling

So I first saw this about three months ago now. At the time, I'd never actually heard the song before, but it hooked me immediately, even though I'm not a fan of the band. But the song's catchy and the … Continue reading

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Smooth Jazz

More like smothered jazz.  I've pretty wide-ranging, catholic tastes. There are a few genres with which I haven't really clicked—such as opera, although I love classical—but I keep hoping I will someday.  And then there's smooth jazz, which is utterly … Continue reading

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Wait Times

So I heard some one yell about wait times the other day. And I thought, "…really? That talking point? Still?" Every time I've tried to make an appointment with a doctor in the past decade, I've had to wait at … Continue reading

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Peace, Love & Understanding

Ah, time. It makes young punks (well, sorta) old but, hopefully, wiser.  I don't know about that, but I do know that the quiet assurance and mastery on display here is a thing to behold. The harmony Elvis adds on … Continue reading

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Solsbury Hill

Oh, Left of the Dial. I've not forgotten you, I swear. We have so much to catch up. And we will, I promise. Just not tonight.  But I've got a present for you. It's a fine–though far from my favorite–version … Continue reading

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