Music

The (overly)Examined Life

The (overly)Examined Life

In which I try to break it all down, figure out why I like what I like, and put it all back together.
Not-So-High Fidelity

Not-So-High Fidelity

In which I stand side-by-side with a much more famous and talented writer, and am shamed, but it's okay, because I made a soundtrack just…
Color Me Blind

Color Me Blind

Normally our music blogger, Kenn McCracken examines his own prejudices in light of his mugging in Sept. 2011 and the whirlpool media and societal reaction…
Running to Stand Still

Running to Stand Still

In which I wax rhapsodic about drinking, envy, writer's block, reincarnation, and the downside of being Kurt Cobain.
Anyone Can Play Guitar (redux)

Anyone Can Play Guitar (redux)

Thanks to technology, the potential for creative exposure through movies, music, and writing is now open to more people than ever. Is it good, bad,…
Starting with the man in the mirror…

Starting with the man in the mirror…

It's part of the examined life, knowing your motivation for doing what you do. So what exactly is it you're doing? And why? No, seriously…
The Long, Hot Winter

The Long, Hot Winter

Weld's new music blogger Kenn McCracken muses on the way time, place, sense and season imprint along with music on our memories.
Kenn McCracken

Reunited and it feels so… enh…

Dateline: early 2012 (although you’d be forgiven if it seems off). The scene: America, land of the free and home of rock and roll.  Tangled…