As much as I rail against the tyranny of Autotune, I confess that I secretly adore it — in certain contexts. It’s a clever tool for making new sonic textures or for twisting a singer’s voice into ways that are not physically possible. But if it’s used to make up for a singer’s lack of […]
No matter who you work for, your employer is that bad neighborhood kid that you let into your house because you really, really want your son to have friends. If you don’t constantly keep your eye on the kid, they will steal everything you have and come back for more. Don’t let them take everything.
Maybe I deserve the flaccid lackluster experience my life has brought me. I probably did something wrong in the past and now this is payback. That would infer some overarching judgement or karma is at hand. Meh. I’m certainly not at the reigns anymore.
Have a vacation coming up in mid-September. Nine days off. Right now, my highest plan is to visit Toronto; would be my first trip out of country. So many things to plan and expect. I need to find some way to carry money or a credit card while I’m there. I need to get my […]