This song is just so jaw-droppingly beautiful that I want to share it with you.
If you’re looking to understand the culture and thinking of generations of poor white Americans in the age of Trump, then portions of this book will provide fascinating reading.
Still, I can’t reconcile the myopia of the wide-eyed American exceptionalist I found in the second half of the book, with the often astute social observer I met in the first.
I’ve been making music every Monday. Little snippets. Bits and bobs. No rhyme or reason. Just simply music for the sake of making sounds. I’ve been uploading these snippets to Google Drive and sharing them with my wonderful friend Danling (a.k.a Mundane Matters) for her to use or ignore as the mood takes. Here’s the first bit of my Mundane Music she’s used.