10/31/16: Scary Halloween Dance Party

I made a playlist on Spotify this week, with some scary creepy music. The music I picked isn’t usually associated with Halloween (except for “Red Right Hand” and “Goo Goo Muck,” but I picked out some of the darkest, most unsettling songs I could think of. No “Monster Mash” this year – trust me, IContinue reading “10/31/16: Scary Halloween Dance Party”

10/24/16: Monday Funday Dance Party!

I sometimes work as a dance class accompanist, and have spent a certain amount of time hanging around ballerinas. First of all, I want to point out how much respect I have gained for dancers through this job. Dance requires the strength and coordination of an athlete, extraordinary self-control, and dedication to the craft. IfContinue reading “10/24/16: Monday Funday Dance Party!”

10/19/16: Digging in the bins

These days I buy a lot of albums by digital download, but I also like to go out and purchase real-live, physical CDs. I’m lucky enough that I’m near a very good used CD/DVD/vinyl store, so I still experience the fun of discovering music that you thought about once a couple of years ago and nowContinue reading “10/19/16: Digging in the bins”