If you’re half as much of an internet dork as I am then you’ve no doubt already seen the following videos. Either way, I’d like to write a bit about them, if’n you don’t mind.
Let’s get to it.
For people like me (over 40), there is often a high probability that you are [...]
… of a timeless classic!
Hey, if you live where you can hear KTRU on your FM radio, and you’d like to keep it that way, please contact the FCC before Friday. You can click here to send an email, possibly using this here sample letter if you wish, and by all [...]
Last week, I suffered through the entire eight and a half hours of David Byrne’s Bicycle Diaries audiobook, mostly because I said I would. I wanted to like it, because I think it’s is a great idea for a project. It would be fun to listen to Byrne recount the things he saw on [...]
This, I think, partially has to be a response to Mercygiver’s attempt to set this labor of love alight. Though I know that’s not his intent, the post does give me a reason to address why I do this, why I got involved in it.
This NAP, this connection, is my primary source for [...]
It’s Thanksgiving week and I for one am a huge fan of the holiday. You eat like a pig, kick back with the family, and give thanks for all the good stuff. This here being a blog about music, why don’t you pass the gravy boat over here and I’ll tell ya why I’m [...]
And the forbearance of my NAP cohort. [...]
Plastic Crimewave writes/draws a regular feature in the Chicago Reader called the Secret History of Chicago Music (an idea that should be emulated elsewhere). This week he featured Algebra Suicide. It sent me down memory lane which doesn’t always put a smile on my face but in this case it did.
I don’t think [...]
I do not want to write about music. I do not want to write about music. I do not want to write about music.
The NAP is a blog devoted to writing about music.
Beyond that, there’s seven of us. Each of us write a post a week. We’re generally supposed to submit our [...]
I should really get rid of some of my gear. I have a lot of gear, and yet I don’t use much of it very often. Partially it’s because there’s so much of it, it’d be physically impossible to use it all often. Partially it’s because I live in a tiny shack, and can’t [...]
I have a lot of thoughts running through my head this evening about the nature of music criticism and the ability to practice it in a tight-knit community where what passes for a local luminary will likely perch at the next table over from you at the coffeehouse at any given moment. I have [...]