The new YouTube Channel for Erratic Attempts is open. It currently contains some poetry, will in the future also showcase my music (which is already available as audio on Soundcloud) and maybe some videos.
Music in the long form is seriously undervalued nowadays. Especially classical music - typical, but not exclusive domain of the long form - is distorted in public perception into something that is pleasing, calming, soothing, relaxing, inconsequential. Inoffensive snippets and soundbites of Mozart, Beethoven and Bach (and maybe a few others) are what most people… Continue reading #50: The Value of the Musical Long Form
I have struggled all my life with some form of sense of mortality and the definite sense of an ending. That is, I guess, due to a Catholic upbringing, in which the theme of death is permeating everything, albeit counterpointed with resurrection. I have not always been able to reap the benefit of an unwavering… Continue reading #15: Happiness