SHOWS AND WRITING:
Hello new music lovers. Welcome to NEXT. We have a simple goal: Find you a NEXT, new favorite song. #NextFavoriteSong “Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart..” ― Pablo Casals Let us begin NEXT week 768 with Doves. One of the more puzzling examples of culture lost in translation … Read More
Hello new music lovers. It’s week 767. It’s our review, a rewind, a remembrance of 2020 and the songs played on NEXT. It’s week 4 of 4 of our look back. This week is the last of the “old” new music. Thanks for listening. 2020 wasn’t complete rubbish. The last 4 weeks have proven that. “When … Read More
Hello new music lovers. This a moment of in time. This week…it’s our look back at 2020. Week 3 of 4 of our notable songs of 2020. We listened back to the 185 songs that were in our monthly reviews. That was a total of 11 hours and 26 minutes worth. Yes, we wait until … Read More
Hello new music lovers. This week…it’s our look back. At the end of every year. Well, for the past 15 years we’ve had a radio show. We collect a few of our favorite songs. It’s our notable songs of 2020. A review. A rewind. A reminder of what we played on NEXT during said year. … Read More
Hello new music lovers. Why do we make year-end lists or want to read those made by others? It’s a way to CATCH-UP. Or CALM our minds. There’s something about CRAFTING something. Lastly CREATING RITUAL something we all do whether we realize it or not. The New Year evokes feelings. Positive and negative. Time is … Read More
Hello new music lovers. Welcome to NEXT. We have a simple goal: Find you a NEXT, new favorite song. #NextFavoriteSong “Music is the shorthand of emotion.” ― Leo Tolstoy Let us begin NEXT week 762 with Blitzen Trapper. It has been a challenge keeping up with Portland, Oregon’s Blitzen Trapper over the past two decades. From … Read More
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Life without friends would be a lonely place. The internet without links would also be a lonely place.
Or as a man much wiser than me once said
“A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Or Maybe “Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.”
So please visit my friends and by helping them we can grow together.