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This 24 year old Norwegian lady put her foot down. Like many of us, she dreamed of learning how to play masterfully the instrument that spoke to her heart. For me, that'd be the Synthesizer or the Ocarina. For her, it was the Violin! There's the saying that it takes 10,000 hours to master anything. […]
In John Lennon's solo song Nobody Told Me, he talks about all of the various scenarios he just wasn't pre-warned about when growing up. From war to mindless mass media, to meaningless interaction and a lack of awareness, he had some insightful points to make about the way we live our lives. Strange days indeed! The […]
I once learned of a condition called synesthesia (by indulging in a large dose of psychedelics, admittedly). That term is a psychology label for the experience of "a crossing of the senses." It happens differently in different people, but the main idea is that you can taste what you see, hear what you feel, see […]
I don't even know what's going on any more... Carlos Santana, writer of a ton of awesome songs and channeler of spirit entities? wat We all know that Carlos Santana was into some stuff back in the day. He used to eat copious amount of psychedelics and meditate a lot. Heck, I do both of […]
"I remember when we used to sit in a government yard in Trenchtown" Thus spake the memorable line by Bob Marley in his smash single No Woman, No Cry, arguably his most successful hit ever. Listen to No Woman, No Cry Above and Download Here No Woman, No Cry climbed the charts in 1975 on […]
Syd Barrett is one of my favorites. I know I'm getting old because people these days are like "What's a Sid Burrutt?" Who Was Syd Barrett? I'll forgive you this time for even asking that question. He was one of the founding members, and the first principal songwriter for none other than "mudda fuddin" Pink […]