I remember it as just a short time ago

The Tragedy, Pablo Picasso One of the things that I happily now spend less time explaining when I describe this blog to someone for the first time, is that our primary purpose is to discuss the creation of meaning through music, not to discuss murder.  That the music draws from … → read more

Crying for water: an interview with Michael Lewis

The Men that Man the Life Boat by John Morgan Michael Lewis was kind enough to spend some time with us for a phone interview about his song “Nantucket Sleighride/The Essex,” which we introduced in the previous post, and also include below.  How does a tale like that of The … → read more