The indefatigable collage artist Helmet Sosha put together this piece for Why It Matters between assignments as a fine art photographer and concert pianist. You don’t know Helmut Sosha, the photographer and […]
SCAD’s bookstore/cafe sat directly across from the armory building: tile floors, brass rails, polished wood. Step in the door and turn to the left and you were in line for books and […]
Maynard Ferguson could blow, no doubt about it. The trumpeter renowned for his upper register was a child prodigy, one-time member of the great Stan Kenton’s band, and one of those rare […]
Goddamn, it’s over. Time to pack up the Microbus and get back to school, to work, to the commune or the barracks. I kicked this series off almost six months ago, and […]
Listen, any rubadub can put some Clash vinyl on a shelf and call himself a collector, but it takes a true music nerd to find a gem like this.
(Last week Adrian was discussing his idea of music as medicine and the role of the musician as a healer. It’s an interesting notion and one that seems immediately relevant, as we’ll […]
The telephone is a curious beast. On first glance Bell’s greatest invention served to make us closer, but did it really? Perhaps like the train, automobile, and television what the phone really […]
“Hello?” “Collect call from James Stafford. Will you accept the charges.” “Yes. Hey, Jim.” “Hi, Mom.” “Did you get moved in okay?”
Slash was a record label that you could trust. If it was on Slash it was going to be good: X, The Germs, Fear, Faith No More. Come on!
There are moments when it all comes together, when an artist appears who is so reflective of the times that he or she is timeless. Questions of good or bad, like or […]