A moment in television that caused me to pause and reflect on the America of old.
"We stood up for what was right. We fought for moral reasons, we passed laws, struck down laws for moral reasons. We waged wars on poverty, not poor people. We sacrificed, we cared about our neighbors, we put our…
Mastodon, “High Road”
Mastodon’s new record Once More ‘Round The Sun is out today and it’s awfully solid. They’ve managed to scale back the prog-rock that made The Hunter a tough listen for me, tastefully scale back (without abandoning) the shredding that got me hooked on their early work, and package those efforts into (mostly) traditional song structures. The result is a super focused, cohesive and dare I say “catchy” collection of songs* that I’ve had a tough time not listening to of late.
*Except for “Aunt Lisa”. Not feeling that one.
Laying bare my fascination.
A bible of tiny biographies and inspirational stories. (more…)
. @kelleyclarke and I had the fortunate pleasure to have our engagement photos taken by @jeredscott #preview