Monthly Archives: December 2014

In The Mood – Mode Four

It’s snowing. The lights are up. The tree is decorated. Everyone is hurrying to find just the right thing for just the right person. Music plays everywhere. White Christmas   The Drifters Bells are ringing, voices join together, and stratocasters bend … Continue reading

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In The Mood – Mode Three

It’s getting closer. Anticipation is seasoning the season. Time is becoming more fluid each day. I rush to the post office. I remember something I’ve forgotten and know I only have so many days to do it, get it, write … Continue reading

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In The Mood – Mode Two

Mode Two of getting in the mood is the goofy one. Christmas music is many different, wonderful things at different moments during the season, but some people and stores are so excited about it that it’s impossible to control the … Continue reading

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Getting In the Mood – Mode One

  As if. As if I needed to. As if I wasn’t already. I don’t know what the deal is, but this year I am so in the mood, it’s crazy. But that’s just me. Perhaps there are some people … Continue reading

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Ceremonial Combustion – Loose Tubes

  Imagine a big room. No, much bigger than that. Then, imagine a bunch of crazy, sensitive, well-trained and inspired musicians gathered in a circle around a campfire composed of microphones. Notes kindle the music, and the tempo increases. With … Continue reading

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