We tend to ascribe false divinity to genius. Brilliance isn’t always a rite of passage right out of the womb. The truth is more sinuous. Before he became Ziggy Stardust, David Bowie was Davey Jones, a Marc Bolan manque. Before Hendrix became Hendrix, he spent a half-decade in anonymity, honing his style on the road […]
Alex Piyevsky learned the capital of Thailand in high school Jeff sent me this compilation, thinking it would be up my alley, and he was right – I enjoyed it a lot.  But when I sat down to write something about it, I realized I didn’t have much to say.  I liked the songs, but […]