Category Archive: music

Music as a method of coping

The Apples in Stereo- Same Old Drag Yesterday I became fascinated with The Apples in Stereo and their latest album New Magnetic Wonder. This video of them is great – maybe because it… Continue reading

of Montreal / The Blow / Rubies @ Great American Music Hall

Briefly (for the February 2, 2007 show): 1. Rubies – Endearingly, awkwardly indie girl pop.  Potential but some growing to do.  They definitely need to get a drummer and stop using a drum… Continue reading

The Wonders of Takarazuka

I just reserved a ticket to see the Takarazuka Revue in Tokyo a couple of days before I blow this popsicle stand. The Takarazuka is an all-female musical theatre group; I studied it… Continue reading

Adventures in clarinet-ing

So, today I picked up a clarinet for the first time in five years. I played fairly seriously back in high school but hadn’t touched a horn since I toured Europe with a… Continue reading