Look What They've Done to That Song, Man

I’m a sucker for a good cover band. It’s true. Although I prefer to hear musicians perform their own music, every now and then I enjoy listening to an old, familiar song being played in a new and sometimes unexpected way. Now, I’m not referring to the ridiculous lookalike-soundalike tribute acts like Beatlemania or some other… Continue reading Look What They've Done to That Song, Man

A Letter and a Mixtape, of Sorts, for You

I recently found a shoebox full of old letters that I had received while at college. I know, it’s a cliche, but it’s true. What’s worse, I spent two hours last Sunday poring over the mostly handwritten notes (typewriters were dying, and personal computers were just coming of age) from family and friends, some still a part of… Continue reading A Letter and a Mixtape, of Sorts, for You