Posts made in December, 2013

2013: Tunes That Schmeck’d

2013: Tunes That Schmeck’d

2013 was the year the monoculture came roaring back to prevail. After years of splintering returns, the Internets clustered around hyper-events like Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky,” Arcade Fire’s “Reflektor” and Beyoncé’s “Drunk in Love.” Everyone was dancing to the same tunes, even if they weren’t. Indeed, it’s never too difficult to...

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Blessed

Blessed

“We were blessed By the innocent baby  Who taught us the truth” One of our favourite singer/songwriters is Lucinda Williams. It’s not a coincidence that you share her name. Her music radiates an audacity of empathy and her song, “Blessed,” ties together some of my elemental inspirations – Billie Holiday, Van Morrison, the Stones, Dylan – weaving them...

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