If you’ll indulge me, I’m going to take another look back at my project, this time through song.
For what will be my last 5 Songs of the project, I'm listing a small selection of songs that have been very important to me over the length of the last decade. These are the songs that I discovered in one of the 10 cities and haven't let go of since. Neko Case - Star … Continue reading 5 Songs I’m Loving Now – 08/03/15
I would love to say that when they release a full album, Night Terrors of 1927 are going to release the album of the year, but I've seen enough bands fail to live up to their early single hype that I really can't make that promise. But man is this song good.
This weekend in Boston was a perfect storm for revelry.
As I head into my 7th year of a 10 year project, I'm looking back on the art that I've discovered in my first 6 cities. I'm examining the music, films and literature that have had the greatest impact on my life throughout the previous 6 cities. In doing so, I'm only discussing the albums, … Continue reading The 6 Best: My Favorite Albums of 10 Cities/10 Years, So Far
In the nearly eleven months that I've lived hear in Nashville, aka Music City, I've seen my share of live music, mostly of the local variety, some strangers I've seen at a random open mic, some exceptionally talented friends and coworkers playing shows or simply sitting in living rooms (check out The August for some … Continue reading The Rules for a Concertgoer
Hear the album version here. I first heard this song while I was living in Charlotte. It was on a Paste Magazine Music Sampler (back in the day when they had a print magazine). I was mesmerized by it back then. I still am. Neko Case has an incomparable voice, a weapon of unmatched ferocity. … Continue reading Random Video: Star Witness
Memories are the backbone of this 10 Cities project. What do I remember, what can I remember, what should I remember? I don't ever want to get so bogged down in nostalgia that I forget to live in the present, but reliving and retelling the stories of my time on the road are what give … Continue reading The Music of 10 Cities