Ducked into a cafe during the rain this afternoon. 60s playlist inside starting with Ohio by Neil Young, favourite part for me, “how can you run when you know?” Followed […]
Attended a training day for the university where I’ll be teaching a course on songwriting this fall. About 40 new teachers invited to this training session from kinesiology to to […]
There were many people I came upon who admired Lenny Bruce. Who talked about him as an important catalyst for change re: censorship. Some people said everyone owes him for […]
Bought one of those Masterclass tutorials, advertised everywhere, the ones that annoy me and come on all the time. Bought it as present to myself, on writing, by Margaret Atwood. […]
There was a composer who could tell whenever he was getting close to writing something that pleased him, because before it was finished he would start writing the next one.
again aiming for that space, where in order to cross the tightrope I mustn’t think and if I start to or notice my thinking, I fall off. get back on, […]
Heard a couple much-younger-than-me folks discussing Morrisey’s stance about animal rights, they were very critical.Me: You don’t think he should make his opinion public?Guy: No it isn’t the proper platform […]
Organizing the Major Research Project for my Masters requires transcribing interviews. Using transcription software I can play back recordings and watch the words automatically textualize on my computer screen. There […]
Elizabeth Fischer scared me when I heard Animal Slaves in the 80s. Scared me in a way I rather liked, like first time hearing Pere Ubu or Klaus Nomi. Would […]
I used to say to Echo Dave, Hi, how’s it going? Hi, how’s it going?