Category Archives: It’s all music

An Alternative God

On Monday morning I woke up and checked my phone. There was a text that a friend on the West Coast had sent in the middle of the night. It said, “David Bowie died about an hour ago. My heart … Continue reading

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She Vinyl-ly Did It

A Nutley, NJ woman was arrested today for allegedly beating her husband with his record collection. EMT’s arrived at the residence in response to a call from concerned neighbors who reportedly heard “a loud sound coming from the basement over … Continue reading

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The Space Between

“It is the silence between the notes that makes the music”. This might be a Zen proverb. Or Claude Debussy may have said it. Or both. In any event, the point is, the bits of silence are what allow us … Continue reading

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Slow Dive

Last Friday night I stepped into a time machine. I went to the reunion of a dance club that my friends and I frequented in college.  We spent (or maybe wasted) two or three nights a week there, for many … Continue reading

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A Clockwork Orange

Good music can be very distracting during a yoga class. For me. While I’m teaching. If I make a playlist of awesome songs that I love, I sometimes get caught up in the words and lose my train of thought. … Continue reading

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Tintinnabulation

(for Jayne who inspired me after being inspired by Mr. Cohen) There is a crack in everything. There are certainly some cracks in me. The broken bits, the chinks, the lines, the marks of failing miserably. Cracks in my heart, … Continue reading

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Achieving Nirvana

There is a rock band forming in my house. For two days in a row my music loving daughter has had other kids here. All down in my basement. Making a ton of noise. But I don’t mind it at … Continue reading

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