2016: Sixteen Music Things I Loved this Year

In some ways, 2016 was a grim year.  A lot of great musicians died, there was divisive political turmoil in the U.S., the environment continued to take a beating worldwide (including up the road from me where even more subdivisions replace the last sections of woods and farms in the area), and the media got…

Seven Songs For Summer

A few years ago I did a “Seven Songs for Autumn” mini-compilation (on the Music To Eat Mixcloud page).  Here’s another mini-comp – Seven Songs for Summer (Off the Beaten Path Edition) – so called because they’re somewhat obscure songs. Summery, but not The Beach Boys (well, mostly not), not Jimmy Buffett, not Bob Marley,…

Photographing the Reivers

Along with writing here and there, and this blog, I also run a website about the band The Reivers.  I just posted an interview I carried out with three exceptional photographers who have taken numerous photos of the band over the years, both professionally and for fun. It’s a good read. (I toyed with the…