Tasty Toys…

It saddens me when items on Facebook Marketplace are mislabeled like this.  The Novation Launchpad can be a veritable musical instrument – at least a musical tool – much less a toy.

Happy Birthday…

Watching Chick Corea talk about improvisation – I haven’t followed his career or influence at all, however like a lot of artists I’m becoming intrigued once they’ve passed away – and he uses “Happy Birthday” as an example of a defined set of rules to apply freedoms to for improvisation. It was only at this […]

A fear of groups and the 1995 Libra Commercial

I’m reading “Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now,” by Jaron Lanier.  Social media has been a big problem for me this year, the culmination of a few years of being unhappy with the idea that I needed to know everything about/be known by everyone.  That said, I think it’s more about […]

I appreciate Moon Dog Beer Cans.

I can’t remember which local bottle shop I picked this up from when I did, but whichever it was, I’m glad I did.  Beautifully-tasting craft beer made here in Melbourne.  Give ’em a crack: https://moondogbrewing.com.au/

I appreciate Ned Australian Whisky

This was recommended to me a good while ago by one of the managers of my local IGA: NED Whisky, Melbourne-made! It’s seriously the tastiest I’ve had within its price bracket;  I won’t suggest I’m an expert by any stretch of the imagination, as I oscillate between Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark depending on what […]

New Jam Song: “Wicked Sack”

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.27.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”]Did a thing in my music room that I liked, so I put it up. It shouldn’t feel like that much of a victory, but each successful step in travelling outside myself is a victory on its own. Made using two […]