We’re not creating a sound—we’re part of that sound. We’re the direct descendants of people who’ve played this music since its inception. We’ve inherited this tradition, and it’s part of who we are.
In Luke we find not just the seeds of radical social thought but its blossoming in action; the emancipation of women, social justice and equality, the corruption of power, and caring for outcasts were first given clear and full expression here. Continue reading 11 Writers Whose Works Inspired World Change
The Mindful Bard recently stumbled on record store par excellence Death of Vinyl (La Fin du Vinyle), a stunning reminder of the perennial cultural value of independent record stores. “Record store people (the nice ones mind you, not the condescending … Continue reading The Death of Vinyl: Portal to an Audio Wonderland
“It falls to artists— poets, composers, filmmakers, etc.— to interpret the unimaginable through the use of the imagination, and at times this is a heavy load to carry.” Continue reading Son of Saul: Amid the Destruction of Life’s Sanctity . . .
“The Lipliners is not so much a static entity as an ever-morphing wagon wheel of musicians and artists that revolves around Ronley Teper, a surrealist songstress and performance artist born in South Africa and raised in Toronto.” Continue reading Three Videos by Ronley Teper