I obsess over things for weeks and then ignore them completely for the rest of my life. Here’s what I’ve been obsessing over for the past couple of weeks: Good Writing and Mary H.K. Choi Continue reading The Rabbit Hole: Mary H.K. Choi
I obsess over things for weeks and then ignore them completely for the rest of my life. Here’s what I’ve been obsessing over for the past four weeks: Street Photography
NSFW: There are some boobs about half way into this post. Continue reading The Rabbit Hole: Street Photography
The older you get, the less time you have to spend on looking for new music. Here’s how I find new tunes quickly. Continue reading Fantastic Music and Where to Find It
Kanye West is the best argument both for and against the separation of art and artist. JK Rowling is the best argument both for and against an author’s influence on canon after the original series is officially over. This post was brought to you by this episode of The Last Podcast with Zac Little and this New Yorker cartoon. Let me … Continue reading Art v. Artist and Authorial Intent v. Canon
Music has always been an important part of my life. I grew up in a household where music was always playing on the stereo. I was encouraged to pursue a musical instrument at an early age (I play drums, and how I started is a topic for a whole other blog post). If there was ever a CD or cassette that I wanted, I would inevitably get it. Music, like books, was one of the few things in my childhood that was completely uncensored.
Growing up, I obviously went through all the stages of “appreciating music”. There was the “I want to fit in” phase, the “I want to stand out” phase, the “I want to listen to stuff I actually like” phase, and the “Linking Park gets me” phrase. With all the free time and friends I had in school, finding new music was easy. I had a tightly-knit group of like-minded friends, and we would share albums, songs, and artists we liked and admired. Since then, though, I’ve had very little of that in my life, so music discovery (when I had time for it) became a little more tedious.
Bellow are some of my favorite recourses for discovering new music: