6 May 2008

The Art of Songwriting: It’s the Melody, Stupid!

Courtesy of Maybe We Ain’t That Young Anymore, I’ve discovered a new blog from The New York Times called Measure for Measure. The blog, which is about the art of songwriting, immediately spoke to me, for it
5 May 2008

Desert Island Discs: Abbey Road – The Beatles

All my friends know that I’m a Beatles fanatic. Some dismiss my obsession with a wink and a smile; others probably think I need either medication or a serious reality check. I have become a student of
4 May 2008

Imperfect Pitch: 5 Off-Key Songs and Musicians

So I have this pitch thing. Some call it a blessing, but I call it a curse. It’s the ability to detect within a quarter tone or so whether a voice or an instrument is not in