GeneralTHE WELFARE OF MY CHILDREN. Bespoke. Good manners. Le mot juste. Other gentlemanly pursuits.
MusicOnly in the car. NEVER AT HOME.
Jenny Lewis. She's doing for Loretta Lynn what Amy Winehouse did for Motown. Or did to Motown. Depending on how you feel about it.
Ryan Adams, "Easy Tiger"...
Bright Eyes, "Cassadaga"
Beck, "Sea Change"
Oh shit, I've gone country.
Feist. Metric. Joel Plaskett Emergency, "Down at the Kyber". Oh shit, I've gone Canadian... that's ok...I could think of a lot worse places to be...
I like anything with balls. By that I mean brave, not bellicose.
I've been listening to System of a Down at the gym. I avoided them for the longest time bc Serj looks so Armo, it's like my dad is yelling at me.... As it turns out they are very good...
MoviesKubrick's "Paths of Glory" and "Strangelove".
"Bedazzled" - the original with Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, please.
"Dreams" - Kurosawa
"Princess Mononoke" - studio ghibli
Books"WHAT WE SAY GOES" - Noam Chomsky. You know that scene in the Matrix where Neo is told to choose between the red pill and the blue pill? This is the red pill. TAKE IT.
"At Play in the Fields of the Lord" -Peter Matheissen
"Oryx and Crake" - Margaret Atwood
"Collapse" - Jared Diamond
"the World Without Us" - Alan Weisman (depressing stuff? not really. a wet dream is more like it)
"A Handful of Dust" - Evelyn Waugh
"Sister Carrie", "An American Tragedy" - Theodore Dreiser
"A MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY" - KURT VONNEGUT
I do believe that if you look up the word "man" in the encyclopedia, the first thing you see will be this picture:
The second will be this one:
Yes, I know - one fell out of a tree, the other blew his brains out. They were also incredibly courageous and left a legacy that endures precisely because it is absolutely necessary. What was your point?
- Feb 2, 2009 12:16 PM glory days: super bowl, springsteen and the passing of empire
- Dec 29, 2007 5:32 AM new cat
- Dec 29, 2007 5:12 AM a strange dream
- Nov 1, 2007 2:59 AM the experience of nature is a god given human right
- Sep 19, 2007 4:52 AM Virgin Mobile festival - reviews
About me:Musician, singer/songwriter, producer. I'm a native New Yorker now living in Canada. I've worked with artists as diverse as Lauryn Hill and Biohazard, toured with nationals as a sideman, and been a major label artist in my own right.
I consider myself a
I'm new on the Toronto scene and I'd like to meet musicians and artists, particularly talented singers who need help with writing and/or production.
I have been producing a young cat named Peter Deiwick and his band A Chelsea Ghost. Have a listen. www.myspace.com/achelseaghost
I am currently doing Guitar 1 in the Toronto production of We Will Rock You. I was personally selected by the inimitable Dr. May and initiated into the Brotherhood of Roque. I have been entrusted with Dark Secrets and trained in Certain Curious Arts. Don't make me use them.
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I don't spend a lot of time here anymore. Just to blog (rant).
Who I'd like to meet:I'm new on the Toronto scene and I'd like to meet musicians and artists, particularly talented singers who need help with writing and/or production.
Most all of the folks you see below are Real Friends, not "virtual" ones. We've worked, laughed, sweated, and/or cried together. Or at least had lunch or something. I like to keep it that way. For every friend request I honour I ignore 10 - don't take it personally.
- Status: Married
- Here for: Networking, Friends
- Hometown: n y fucking c
- Height: 7' 11"
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Occupation: musician
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we will rock you
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