“The South will rise again.” A phrase I heard kicked around by borderline racists, good ol’ southern boys and those who just didn’t know any better all throughout my childhood in southern Virginia (and while we can argue about whether Virginia is really the South, but it really makes no difference to the person who [...]
Backwards it begins, and backwards we end. As though blind, we walk with our hands out, feeling our way through the mess of cacophonous noise while following notes that dart and dive and make every effort to remain unseen. Notes that are not restricted by meter and seem to travel free of the restraints of [...]
Posted: February 17th, 2010 under Music, Reviews, Writing.
Tags: christopher arp, converge, david, dillinger escape plan, ideas of reference, leviathan, mastodon, michelanglo, miss machine, pig destroyer, psyopus, stravinsky, terrifyer, you fail me
After graduating from Greenville in 2006, my band (which was then referred to) When Sorrow Fails when on tour. After tour we buckled down, wrote some songs we were proud of and recorded with me using Greenville’s studios (thanks to my favorite prof., Mike Johnson!) Before we took the weekend to track the songs, I [...]
Posted: February 2nd, 2010 under Music.
Tags: alan douches, bandcamp, chariot, converge, copeland, Greenville, mastodon, matt goldman, michael johnson, My Band, pilots, sufjan stevens, when sorrow fails