New Year, New Experiences: The Stages of Grief

The ships have come to carry you home. So far, 2016 really sucks. I’m calling it Twenty Sux-teen. Such an onslaught of loss is new to me. We have all experienced tragedy, whether global or personal, but, most of the time, that tragedy is all at once. The loss of a … Continue Reading →

Musical Obsession: Forever For Now by LP

It all began with a suggested playlist on Spotify that I chose at random. I quite enjoyed the playlist and listened to it often, but there was one song in particular I found myself continually going back to: “Night Like This” by LP. So I decided to listen to the … Continue Reading →

Rock Band 4: Sharpen Your Axe | Writing Playlist Included!

YOU CAN’T STOP THE ROCK. Rock Band was one of those games that a lot of people longed for. Even if we never realized that a Stratocaster-shaped hole existed inside of all of us, Rock Band filled that space and made us whole again. Too dramatic? Perhaps. But, for me, it’s … Continue Reading →

Music to My Ears: The Melodies of Video Games

Think of your favorite video game theme song. Which one did you choose? Zelda? Final Fantasy? Halo? Did your mind see images from the game–the title screen, the character’s adventure, your favorite dungeon/bad guy face-off? I’ve previously discussed my favorite jams from video games in my post about my favorite … Continue Reading →

Music in Film: Some Thoughts

“That’s one of the great things about music. You can sing a song to 85,000 people, and they’ll sing it back for 85,000 different reasons.” – Dave Grohl One of the things that I remember most from any movie is the music. Grand film scores, catchy songs, quality classics–you name … Continue Reading →