Way back, before the Middle Ages, we lived in a Brutal world - one where anyone could own anyone else. The sword, club, or pointy stick made right. End of story. We survived, either by owning the pointiest stick or by keeping our head down around the person who did. The Middle Ages brought a… Continue reading Living in a Post-Manners World
What did The Revolution really bring us? This article started life on the Q&A site Quora under the title: How do musicians and songwriters make any money when you can listen to any music for free? When you look at the numbers I hope you are horrified at how badly streaming has treated us and… Continue reading Streaming Music is Destroying Music for All. All the Money is gone.
It has been over a year since I wrote my MGTOW article. I wrote that for myself. It was really a diary entry, I also wrote it so that maybe it could be of interest, or use for, someone else. It seems it did somehow as all this time later it is actually one of… Continue reading MGTOW and the Barrows of Boredom
Getting Work is Hard and Keeping it Sometimes Impossible I wrote this article and offered it to a national Autism body for their blog. Sadly after many months, I haven't heard a word from them so I assume they are disinterested. Might as well publish it here. Most employment agencies that work in the space… Continue reading Adult Aspie & Work
This article will cover a few things but the concept of criticism will be common. It is me working out how & why on some things. As such it may be of no interest to you. Or it may be of great interest as either thinking material or to understand my brain a wee bit… Continue reading Criticism and its Role in Alienation
https://youtu.be/ZHlRJxas8EY It was 50 years ago today (well almost) Wendy Carlos released what was to be for ages the best selling Classical record of all time called "Switched-On Bach". For a while, it was even outselling The Beatles! The Moog Modular was in its infancy. Wendy was pals with Bob Moog and they traded ideas… Continue reading Toccata & Fugue in D Minor – Bach
This post really has nothing to do with music. I write these as they help me get my thoughts straight. Also it is a way for me to communicate with the world. I have been looking a bit into MGTOW lately. That means Men Going Their Own Way. While it has suddenly exploded on YouTube,… Continue reading Feminism vs MGTOW – The Failure of Marriage
The 80's was a special decade in popular music as it created things that just wouldn't or couldn't have happened at any other time. Some of the reasons are technology, some are social. The main technologies to affect music in the 80's were affordable Synthesizers, Samplers, and the Music Video. The social events were fear of Nuclear… Continue reading Albums that could only have happened in the 80’s
We live in troubled times with daily reports of terrorism, warfare and the politics of government and economics associated to both. We've done it all before so many times through history so why are we doing it again?
Aspergers. I feel like I always knew the word - I kinda knew it was related to being a bit "special" but not much more. Turns out I have Aspergers, an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Reality is a lot of people do, and particularly musicians it seems. This will be a really long article. If you have… Continue reading Aspergers – Adult Living With It