1. A Late Quartet Trailer (2012)
  2. I'll be honest, the movie A LAST QUARTET looks a little heavy-handed but the idea of all the instruments going out of tune in their own time yet having to stay harmonious is a beautiful one, especially here on the first day of class.

  3. Monday 1/14/2013

  4. Here is the Allegri String Quartet harmoniously slugging out Beethoven's Op. 31 in C# Minor, the one referenced in the movie, along with Benjamin Britten's String Quartet No. 3.
  5. Benjamin Britten would have been 100 this year. 
  6. Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby : Here Comes My Ship
  7. The Only Ones - Another Girl Another Planet
  8. Dexys Midnight Runners - Seven Days Too Long
  9. Tuesday 1/15/2013
  10. I've had "Suspicious Minds" in my head for weeks now; particularly a daydream snippet that I am singing it at karaoke with co-workers.
  11. Suspicious Minds (by Elvis Presley)
  12. Listening to it did little to break the spell, but dude, the whole SUSPICIOUS MINDS album is a little bananas.
  13. Elvis Presley - Only the Strong Survive
  14. Wednesday 1/16/2013
  15. I know that assessment seems harsh but I mean in it in all the good and bad contexts. This particular song is deliciously uninteresting.
  16. New old music from soul powerhouse Lee Fields. This guy keeps killin' it.