I spent the past 9 evenings downtown doing the SXSW thing, and now I’m hella tired. It was a good palate cleanser, breaking my usual habits and stretching out a little while doing a lot of walking. First weekend during the Film/Interactive portion, I just went downtown and hung out, people watching, trying to find […]
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Late night, drinking screwdrivers, music on, playing single-player Mahjongg. Thinking. Remembering. Mental cleanser. Mind slowed down enough to give space to synapses. Chance to make connections. Listening to new VNV Nation “Noire”. Reminds me of going home, to Texarkana. Staying for the weekend at mother’s house. She heads to bed, I head to the streets. […]
Gary Numan, Second Savage summer tour. 20180907 @ Mohawk. Minimally chatty; said hello and went straight into the rocking. Consummate professional. Played a lot from “Savage”, a bit from “Broken”, a nice amount from “Jagged” (my favorite), a fair share from “The Pleasure Principle”, and even trotted out three Tubeway Army songs. Long may he […]
I have a long and complicated history with U2. They penned a mountain of great music that has dotted my life with joy throughout my ages, and stood as a lighthouse when I wandered and wondered what was out there to be had, seen, felt, known, shared. I grew up with them, and gleefully enjoyed […]