Musicians are making music because music needs to be made. Music between news stories may be interstitial elements for many people, but for those who play to keep the world turning, those music bumpers are the main reason for the show.
Folk music espouses a world that fundamental believes in peaceful coexistence. It regards an innate nobility and value in people—all people.
But when everything is available all the time, each item in particular matters less and less. It’s the law of supply and demand, the dilemma of tasty food served at an already heavily laden table, the cool drink of water offered in the middle of 40 days of rain.
Alas, nothing lasts. Nothing lasts, but we try anyway. We try and we persevere and some of us wouldn’t have it any other way.
At its most successful, music suspends time. That means music can even manage to suspend your endless to-do list.
In an era with seemingly endless, ubiquitous invention and creation, how could we ever have time for all of the books we told ourselves we ought to read, all of the old black and white movies we thought might enjoy late at night on the couch, all nine of Gustav Mahler’s superb, challenging symphonies?
Music colors many experiences when we’re young, and as a soundtrack of our great potential it always reminds us about what we were hoping to become
Sometimes expressions of the creative soul come out from unexpected people in hard-to-predict circumstances.