Archive | February 2012

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JOSH GARRELS [& The Sea in Between]

“Music maximizes my joy and minimizes my sorrows.”   I get asked with regularity if I sing or play an instrument. It seems unfathomable to some that I am so entirely consumed by music and yet, I only partake as a listener. Music makes my heart sing and my words are my instrument. I play them the only […]

Finding Joe [finding BLISS]

Finding Joe [finding BLISS]

I hope you will permit me to deviate from the norm and recommend a film to you.  After all, when someone shares something of value with you, and you benefit from it, you have a moral obligation to share it with others. The wisdom of that proverb resonates deeply with me – it was pretty much […]

“This is the beginning of anything you want.” – BOY

“This is the beginning of anything you want.” – BOY

I highlighted this band as one of my top ten finds of 2011. And as I’ve noted before, one of the things that that makes my love run true and deep is not one, not two, but an entire album’s worth of quality tunes. BOY’s album, Mutual Friends, dishes up twelve stellar songs. Okay fine, […]

A little Trip-hop [to soothe the soul] -Phantogram

“Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.”  -Anais Nin And all the music lovers say, AMEN! It’s amazing all the different roles music plays in my life. Most of the time it’s just an enhancement – icing on the cake. I don’t NEED it, not in a desperate way. I don’t have to […]

Chemical reactions and … well… Jay Nash

CHEMISTRY [Definition of ] 1. a science that deals with the composition, structure, and properties of substances and with the transformations that they undergo  2. a : the composition and chemical properties of a substance <the chemistry of iron> b : chemical processes and phenomena (as of an organism) <blood chemistry>  3. a : a […]