Audiophilia, Thoughts

Toronto Fragments

The drums that open the set like warning shots.  Matt strolling out to his guitar in camo & playing the opening chords with the economy & force of a salute. Stood still and my memory quit . . . so don't stop moving. Scream, clap, stamp, dance as much as the crowd allows. Lights strobing… Continue reading Toronto Fragments

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Audiophilia, Thoughts

Monday Music: “Flametop Green”

Hey there everyone, it's late on a Monday & I want to put something up on the blog, but I'm tired & facing a basket of laundry.  So, I thought I'd share a nice calming song as the day winds down.  I've mentioned this one before, but here's the song itself.  Consider it my long-distance… Continue reading Monday Music: “Flametop Green”

Audiophilia, Thoughts

I Can’t Quit You: Eliza Carthy

In my last post, I mentioned a compilation of Pete Seeger songs that introduced me to new musicians.  The song "My Father's Mansions" was not only my first exposure to Billy Bragg, but Eliza Carthy as well.  Carthy plays a dark little fiddle tune underneath Billy Bragg's somber singing--a memorable cover.  So when I found… Continue reading I Can’t Quit You: Eliza Carthy