Exploring the Back Catalogue: 4:13 Dream & Emotional Processing

April 24, 2020 4:13 DREAM (continued) Having just posted a lot of beautiful music off a playlist on the Currently Listening thread, it’s a bit of a juxtaposition to be dealing with a song that is decidedly not beautiful, and probably not intended to be.  It doesn’t mean I hate it – although I really, …

Exploring the Back Catalogue: 4:13 Dream & Socrates in the Marketplace

March 12, 2020 4:13 DREAM (continued) So, why would a song dealing with a suicide sound rather upbeat?  It’s not the first song on that general theme by this band; Cut Here is more what you’d expect, a reminder that you can miss the clues (if any) and then it’s too late, and the regret …

Exploring the Back Catalogue: 4:13 Dream & Exploding Unhelpful Stereotypes

January 30, 2020 SCENIC SIDE TRIP – DRUMS AND PERCUSSION I want to look at the musical aspects of 4:13 Dream a bit more closely, but before I do that, I’m going to write some general thoughts on drums and percussion, which isn’t easy to write about without the requisite musical vocabulary, but let’s see …

Exploring the Back Catalogue: Series Intro & 4:13 Dream

In 2014, my husband encouraged me to borrow his iPod for my outdoors work on our brand new smallholding and nature conservation reserve, so I could feed my brain with interesting podcasts and explore his huge musical library. It was like doing another university degree, interspersed with “Brett-FM” – and it’s still like this. ♥ …