Browsing the "music" Tag

Catfish Blues

July 13th, 2013 | by msalt

Continuing this series about a great blue song in its various incarnations. The first example was an unreleased 1968 Rolling [&hellip


No guru, no method, no teacher

May 26th, 2013 | by msalt

Van Morrison is problematic. Sometimes he’s so precious, easy listening or POETIC that I just want to slap him. But [&hellip


Flow

April 22nd, 2013 | by msalt

I seem to be on a music kick lately, for no particular reason, except that it suits this website super [&hellip


Mindful Practice

April 19th, 2013 | by msalt

“Sometimes you have to play a long time to be able to sound like yourself.” – Miles Davis


The Leopard

April 17th, 2013 | by msalt

Mysterious. Witty. Catchy. Intuitive. Irreducible and unanalyzable. Compelling. Robyn Hitchcock, from the uneven but often brilliant “Element of Light.&#


Elliot Smith on how to write songs

April 13th, 2013 | by msalt

Elliot Smith was an amazing singer/songwriter for about 9 years, from his solo debut in 1994 until he killed himself [&hellip


John Fahey, guitar mystic

December 10th, 2012 | by msalt

People call guitarist John Fahey the founder of “American Primitive Guitar“, which is kind of funny since he had a [&hellip



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