Monthly Archives: September 2010

Being a Bass Player

Music works for me as an alternative to individualism, kind of a form of non-religious communion. A band, or most bands, work well when each member sacrifices some aspect of themselves–exercises some self discipline and restraint, and listens.  In a really good band, the players all know each other and are familiar with what each […]

Changing Academic Publishing

This blog will be partly a set of observations about history, partly a set of observations about music and music making. I’ll use this blog to re-consider the forms and modes of academic and semi-academic publishing and ideally  find some place in the small community of people interested in rethinking the profession. As a start, […]