Monthly Archives: October 2010

How High Was My Fire (or Why High on Fire Matters)

Easily the best band on earth. I sincerely hope other bands pay attention and decide to eschew all the pretension and all the trends and just focus on creating real, honest-to-God ART. That’s a rare thing these days. – urdisturbing … Continue reading

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Mereana Mordegard Glesgorv, or A Fistful of Super Web Strangeness

I received an email from a fellow named Igor. I assumed it was your garden variety, botnet-generated spam. It did, however, include a link to a Youtube video and, feeling secure that the Russians or Estonians or Ukrainians or whoever … Continue reading

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Mahler’s 2nd Symphony, BSO, October 7, 2010

Got to see James Levine get back in the saddle and ride Mahler’s sprawling warhorse into the sunset last night. It was amazingly beautiful and there were times, especially during the first movement, when I thought, “Is this the most … Continue reading

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Chris Potter at the Regattabar, 2nd Set, October 6, 2010

First thing I noticed was that Chris Potter doesn’t have an iPhone. He took a call right before the set and it looked like he just had one of those free phones, or maybe a Blackberry. A Blackberry would make … Continue reading

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