Bursting the Bubble

I’m trying my best to recover from list-o-mania (you know, obsessing over all these lists of the greatest “fill in the blank”). However, my fuming while reading through all these lists did inspire some new lines of questioning about our relationship to the music we care about and its seemingly fragile relationship to the world beyond us.

As Effective as Online Dating

Perhaps it is time to take matters into our own hands and create something like for facilitating the creation and playing of new music by young players.

Get Into the Groove

There’s no reason a so-called serious composer should feel the urge to pooh-pooh something just because it has a steady beat.

Worn Out

Music is a very central part of the clothing store experience, but maybe there could be better music for such an environment than the music most clothing stores choose.

The Ballad of the AARP Composer

One of the things I’m looking forward to most about getting older
(actually, one of the only things I’m looking forward to) is the right
to be as intellectually and creatively lazy as possible.