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
July is that time of year when a lot of publications put out there 'Best of the Year (So Far)' lists. This isn't mine, but here are 5 songs released this year that I'm loving.
I've said it before: If I could write music (or had any musical ability whatsoever), I would write music like Beirut. Because I can't, I just have to be satisfied with enjoying their work. And I am satisfied, so very much.
Lissie - In Sleep (Watch another version here) Both versions are 'live' and slightly different than the studio recording. If you like either version, you'll like the album version of this song, but I honestly can't tell you which I prefer. Either way, this song is seductive. It sounds like Lucinda Williams if she hadn't … Continue reading 5 Songs I’m Loving Now – 04/17/11
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