by Darren Clarke, April 4, 2021 In the prodigal son parable, the son, reared in a loving family, […]
After a long, socially distanced, year of many streaming binges I break down my Top 30 along with six that were really painful to have to watch.
God bless new music. I don’t think I’ve listened to more music in a 12-month period than this past year of varying shades of lockdown. Here’s 20 fabulous tunes released in 2020 that helped me get through the long year.
In a world of drastically reduced possibilities you take what you can get to allow you dream. So allow me to share the greatest hits off my Instagram feed from the past 24 hours. Distant places, lost places, forgotten places, straight up beautiful places.
“The two tables at the centre of the show have the lead performers frenetically rummaging about seemingly five hawk shops worth of lost, toy instruments and wires, all seemingly designed to alter every sonic input, to twist it, reinvent it as kind of the musical equivalent of pop rocks candy, sitting for a moment sweetly on your tongue before playfully, joyfully, lighting up your palette.”
This past Sunday morning the Nowhere Bus lurched to an early morning stop in downtown Toronto to pickup one Del Stephen- musician, artist, lover of all things lost and found.
“Mal’s drinking coffee, I’m drinking tea… because I’m not a savage…”
“I feel like too often Dubas was just shuffling Nick Petan’s on the Titanic…”
“And there it was. The name, the soul, for our podcast. The Nowhere Bus.”
“… and a young Chevy Chase… hubba-hubba…”
Lacey Warford reminding me of the magical discoveries that can be made when you simply ask people why they love what they love…