Tag Archive: music

Travel as Art

A man said Why, why does traveling in cars and in trains make him feel sad, a beautiful sadness. I’ve felt this before. It’s the people in the cities you’ll never know, it… Continue reading

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yann, not yanni

my favorite french musician, yann tiersen, came to dallas (of all places) a few weeks ago. he is best known for composing the amelie soundtrack, but his repertoire is comprehensive and complex. tiersen… Continue reading

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high country avetts

one of our reasons for dropping by telluride last week was that the avett brothers were playing a free show in the mountain village on wednesday.  i’ve grown to really enjoy their music… Continue reading

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¡blind pilot!

on the drive up to telluride from vermejo last week, bd introduced me to the band blind pilot.  i was immediately drawn to their almost rain-like delicacy.  they are a very talented bunch… Continue reading

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we are the swarm

unfortunately, i wasn’t able to make it down to austin last week for sxsw.  however, all was not lost.  dallas reaps some of the benefits of south-by simply due to proximity.  so, when… Continue reading

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up on a mountain

here’s a quick preview of a new film i’ve been working on called the mountain.  just like the other short films, it’s basically just moving versions of my landscape/ nature imagery, put to… Continue reading

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flat people?

flat people is bob guittard.  bob guittard is my brother-in-law. a few weeks ago i was contacted by a photo editor to shoot a band in the area.  he said he liked my… Continue reading

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sister winter

i love winter. when i lived in wyoming, winter was considerably more “involved” than it is in texas. but the fact remains; winter is the season of death.  no matter where you live.… Continue reading

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avett again

the avett brothers apparently love dallas.  i saw them again last thursday night at the granada for the second time in four months.  and only months before that, they performed another show here…… Continue reading

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it’s not “world music” to everyone

i started to laugh to myself the other day when i had this thought. while making a mix for a friend, i thought i’d expand my musical prowess by experimenting with a few… Continue reading

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the sight of music

when people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they have never had and never will have.  ~ edgar watson howe my friends and family might say that i’m obsessed with music.… Continue reading

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losing haringey

the clientele has a song called, “losing haringey”, and it’s haunting and beautiful.  it also deals with the travel theme, and the idea of “home”… so i found it mildly relevant for this blog.… Continue reading

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