All three of those songs are on an ugly yellow and purple cassette somewhere in my garage, collected with everything else I taped directly from the radio, all of the songs without their opening chords because of the delay in moving from recognition to the dual click of play and record, the lunge across my bed or away from the Super Nintendo controller. … More Tom Petty & My Favorite Songs About Writing
Earlier this week, my commute-music shuffle dropped Southeast Engine’s “Try” on me, and so I’m stealing their lyrics for a title and a jumping off point here. Because I graduated from Ohio University in 2005, it wasn’t possible even for me to miss that Southeast Engine existed, and I saw them play live, I think … More achieving some greater better
In having an actual commute again, I’m listening to more music than I’ve done in a long time. My general inability to read or write while listening to music is something I may have mentioned here before, so I tend not to listen to much of anything except while driving or working out and sometimes … More "such is the bread of an everyday life, from morning till noon, to the shadowless night"