On a personal note…with Patrick Tape-Fleming

   For some reason I have always been drawn to and try to write songs that could tear a soul apart. Songs that take the blame for failure. Songs that reference melody and or lyrics from other songs to make the point dig in even deeper. Songs that long for a simpler time, as a child or in a dream maybe. It was not until … Continue reading On a personal note…with Patrick Tape-Fleming

On a personal note…with Gene Wagendorf III

On A Personal Note… The Diamond Sea Gene Wagendorf III This isn’t necessarily an essay about my favorite song. It’s not necessarily not that either. I spent a couple weeks debating what song I wanted to tackle for On A Personal Note…, but in hindsight the choice seems obvious. The guidelines for this piece were sparse: “do a bit on a song that [you] feel … Continue reading On a personal note…with Gene Wagendorf III

On A Personal Note…With Lee Ketch Of Mooner

Lee Ketch Song essay for Music. Defined. 04/16/2015 The Triffids – Wide Open Road I know The Triffids’ “Wide Open Road” is my favorite song because it has remained my favorite song for more than five minutes. It’s been my favorite song for almost six years, beating its predecessor, Brian Eno’s “By This River” by three. In 2008, I was visiting home from my freshman … Continue reading On A Personal Note…With Lee Ketch Of Mooner