Archive for September, 2008


Natura Renovatur by Giacinto Scelsi

September 15th, 2008

Sometimes the discovery of a piece of music feels as if it were almost predestined. It perhaps seems a bit of a superstitious thing to say, but I think it’s rather fitting when the music that has soaked into my being is that by one Giacinto Scelsi. A unique composer by any set of definitions, […]

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In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

September 2nd, 2008

I’ve been a vegetarian (and lately more of a pescatarian) for nearly a decade now, both for health and animal rights reasons. Obviously, I’m not very militant about it at all, as I still sometimes partake of fish, and would have a really, really hard time going vegan (as I love cheese too much), but […]

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Out To Hunch – Hasil Adkins

September 1st, 2008

Over the course of his 67 year-old lifespan, Hasil Adkins supposedly wrote over 5,000 songs. The youngest of 10 children, he grew up in a shack and ended up barely going to school at all, instead focusing on music while making money fixing cars, doing odd jobs, and playing some early shows to coal miners. […]

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