Back in the day, music imitated life. Now it's the opposite way around: life is imitating music. It's like whatever the rappers say, people think that that's how we're supposed to be; but back then, we kind of looked at the streets, and we made music for that.
Despite Negative Reviews, It Might Be Time to Get An Apple HomePod
One of the last pieces of technology missing from my household is an intelligent speaker. Not just intelligent, but with great sound speakers. I’d been considering getting something forms Amazon or Google, but I was holding out for something that would fit nicely into my Apple ecosystem. We’re a Mac platform home. Everything we have […]
So I use to do a weekly round-up of my comic book pull list on Fridays, with a review of my favorite book of the week. But there just isn’t time to do an in-depth comic review these days. But still folks ask me about what I’m reading from time to time, so I think I’m […]
Homeland Tackles The Current Climate with A Slightly Altered Reality
I was trying to figure why I felt a little queasy after the season 6 finale of Homeland. It was because the current direction was steering a little close to home. You can feel the undertones of today’s political climate as the set up for this coming season. They did a good job at changing […]
Back in the early 90’s (yeah I’m that old), I was enamored with a game called Syndicate, an isometric top-down cyberpunk game about corporate cyborgs running missions against rival corporations. It was one of those rare games on the Mac platform at the time, but still brilliant. It was one of those titles that I […]
“For a mood, for sonic timbre, for a unique rhythmic component. Swing is a precursor to the boom-bap. “If you’re a hip-hop producer that wants a lot of melodic stuff happening,” pianist Robert Glasper says, “you’re probably going to go to jazz first.” “Glasper has lived in an area of overlap between jazz and hip-hop […]