Articles in the music Category
costa rica, music, reflections, travel »
As I mentioned yesterday, I’m not into ‘luck.’ I don’t believe much in ‘fate’ either. But I can’t explain the change in our lives since we made a commitment in summer 2007 to move to Costa Rica. Business picked up. Consequently we were able to afford our scouting trip. We fell in love with CR and came back with a single, defined purpose: making our dream real. And knowing that it was more than possible.
Two weeks ago, we found out about a rental, which we have now secured. A gorgeous …
Obama’s speech was something else. I don’t know if there was another candidate running who could inspire a nation, and perhaps the world. I’m glad he didn’t hold back and give one of the more subdued speeches he gave as the presidential campaign came to a close. At this moment in time, what people need is hope & inspiration, and Obama fulfilled that. I’m curious what, if anything, critics can nitpick.
music, review, technology »
I :heart: Pandora. Not the chick with the box but the internet radio station. I haven’t listened to radio in years for music because my tastes were far from the mainstream, and I had no interest in tuning in to a station at a specific time just to listen to music when I could just play my own. But lately I was kinda bored with all of my music. So I decided to give Pandora a try.
Pandora is described as a music discovery service based on the Music Genome Project, …
music, reflections »
Aside from the past 2 years, I spent a LOT of time over the previous 7-8 years composing electronic music. Wanting to get something out of it aside from rejections from record labels – and enjoying the background music in documentaries – I submitted my music to Pump Audio. PA was all about library music, background music for tv, commercials and whatnot. I figured that songs that would never make it in the fickle bullsh!t music market might be good for something else. I don’t mind earning a little money …
doing good, environmentalism, fun, music »
Pete Seeger, that is. My lovely little sister took me to a benefit concert the other night to stop the relicensing of Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant. What a fantastic show it was! Performers included Pete Seeger, Ani DiFranco, Gail Ann Dorsey, Tao Rodriguez-Seeger, and the New York City Children’s Choir. I believe I have expressed my love for Pete Seeger in the past, but it seems that I have now found a new folk singer to love…his grandson Tao.