Not sure how many readers will know this (as I have no idea your demographic), but I used to be a musician. In fact, music was my first career choice prior to going to Art College (I gave up the dream after a series of University auditions that spanked my immature little pride on her […]
It’s been awhile since I did one of these… Today’s Friday Five is all about Fading. What’s something in your possession whose color has obviously faded? — numerous pairs of socks. Particularly the Koigu handpaints. I absolutely love the colours, but they fade so quickly! And, unfortunately, this yarn tends to wear thin quickly, so […]
Once upon a time (1984) there was this guy. We’ll call him Bob. Bob saw that there was this famine happening in Ethiopia and wanted to do something about it. He was in a band, so he wrote a song, invited a bunch of friends to sing it along with him (they called themselves “Band-Aid”), […]
I admit it. I came to David Bowie late. Comparatively speaking, that is. David Bowie is the kind of artist that I “just missed”. He made his big splash in the 70’s when I was too young to notice, and had a huge comeback in the 80’s when I was too ignorant to care. Actually, […]
I always find music inspiring. I grew up playing the piano and up until a brief few years ago, wouldn’t be caught dead without some sort of playback device in my hot little hands. I remember begging my parents for a walkman when I was a teenager, and getting a Sanyo portable cassette player instead. […]
I’m reading a new book that I picked up called “talking to girls about duran duran” by Rob Sheffield. It appears to be a kind of memoir, with different songs punctuating different parts of the author’s life. I will admit that this strikes a chord with me. I think we all have soundtracks to our […]
I pre-ordered Rock Band 3 with the Keyboard a few days ago. I was all excited that it would ship and (hopefully) be in my hot little hands yesterday on release.
This is my piano. She doesn’t have a name. She never did. The information on her sound board indicates that she was “registered” in July of 1900