Month: October 2016

My cheatin’ heart

I’m a musical slut. I’m not faithful to the music I love and the artists I adore. Many times I committed adultery, thinking I needed something new, only to return all apologetic weeks or months later. There is something exciting about new music. It seduces me like the Sirens seduced Odysseus. I should put wax…


Safety dance

I can’t dance. I don’t have the moves, I don’t feel the rhythm, I don’t own the groove. At best I can follow the basic beat of a song in a semi-rhythmical, repetitive way. This is the ‘robodance’, the only dance I master. It’s one of the reasons I can never take my girlfriend out…


Thank you for the music

My kids are at an age they begin to develop a taste in music. Sometimes they even fight about who would inherit my music collection. I watch and think about the past. There was a time music was not at our fingertips. There was really a time before Internet and (illegal) downloading. There was a…


Brothers in arms

I am no good at admitting errors of judgement, or mistakes in general. Rather than admitting I slowly merge my wrong with my right. So slow that no one will notice, at least that is what I hope. One of my many musical errors, and the one I only know start to admit (a good…


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