Category Archives: music

Atelier Jacques Rémus

“J’aime voir les formes mécaniques en mouvement et leur résonnance dans l’air et dans la lumière. Et je reste toujours fasciné quand je contemple les vibrations des énergies qui se déploient et se transforment.” — Jacques Rémus, Manifeste — One … Continue reading

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Consider me – Ann with an E

Absolutely Brilliant. Filed under: Thank You Internet. But really, thank you Towleroad. Finished reading Chris Cleave’s Incendiary.

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32 Flavors

Today the folks over at the Daily Post have inspired us with the prompt, 32 flavors. They meant ice cream, but this is the first and only thing that popped to mind.   Recently read the magical chapter on Down Syndrome … Continue reading

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A Rimbaud with Marshall amps

I didn’t know a lot about Patti Smith until I read Just Kids. I knew she was a driving influence for (and eventual collaborator with) Michael Stipe, and I owned and had listened to Horses. Maybe it sounds absurd, but Horses became … Continue reading

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Long way from Butcher Holler

A couple of years ago I saw Grace Potter at the 9:30 Club. Loretta Lynn had played the early show that night, and Grace played the late one. During her set she thanked Loretta, who was no doubt already fast … Continue reading

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Cyndi Lauper presents —

To conclude the formal program at HRC’s National Dinner, Cyndi Lauper gave a mini-concert. She started with Time After Time. It was a moving moment, so I recorded it. The hands of a woman at the table next to me were … Continue reading

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7-letter word for Merchant of Song

I remember having a professor in college who was so difficult to understand that several friends and I used to say that he must have attended the Natalie Merchant School of Enunciation.  We were a clever group who had grown up — … Continue reading

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July 2010 – New Header

I wasn’t sure whether or not I was going to like the new header, but I’ve decided that I do, so it’ll stay for a month or so.  I took this photo when I saw the Cowboy Junkies last month … Continue reading

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For absolutely no reason whatsoever

Other than: this is positively genius:

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Broke my heart at the Funplex (yes you did, yes you did)

My first thought was: my god they are old!  My second thought was: J, your mom should totally go as Kate Pierson for Halloween!  (Second thought, part B, was that I should go as Kate Pierson for Halloween).  My third … Continue reading

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