If you haven’t watched it yet, check out the video below from my Youtube Channel:
First of all, sorry it is so depressing. That’s my bad.
But just listen to “Oversky” with headphones. Hear the pedals of Luke Howard’s piano. Hear Nadje Noordhuis take a breath before she breathes life into her trumpet. It is a sound that, to me, is both relaxing and tragic – like a rainy night.
Lady, unhappy it is my birthday
The first time I heard this song, the scene that I saw in my head was that of a man driving his dog to the doctor to be put down. The image I saw in was him adjusting the rear-view mirror to get a better look at his dog, lying in the back seat. He’d think of all the memories they had together, and maybe stop at the beach on the way. Read more
I’ve been away for like, a really long time. It is for a very good reason, I promise.
I’ve been tinkering with something new. Something weird, kind of.
I call it “Words + Music.” Basically, music videos with storytelling. Just my words, given to you with the beat and rhythm of my favorite songs.
I could go on describing it, trying to define what it is, and that is exactly what I tried to do in my own head as I conceptualized it and thought about it for months, maybe years. I finally manned up and just made it.
It feels good. But I still don’t really know how to define it.
Anyway, just watch it. And know that it is very different from what you will usually see here. I highly recommend using headphones, especially with this track. You might not be used to this type of music, but just go with it. Lose yourself, if you’re able.
I have a few more of these ready to go. But if you hate it, don’t worry — I have a few blog posts in the works as well.
And hey. I missed you.
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