Category: Music

Three Gems from 1996

Good God's Urge

I’ve been experiencing some serious 1996 nostalgia during this 20th anniversary year. In 1996, I played a lot of shows in a lot of places, wrote a ton of music, and drove a lot of cars around the Nashville Auto Auction. While I typically call 1988 to 1994 the exceptional golden era of alternative rock…

Wallace at LNP for Music Friday

Wallace at LNP

LNP, the home of Lancaster Online and Fly Magazine, hosts a Music Friday (3rd Friday) evening concert series called Concerts on King at the LNP Studio, 8 W. King St. in Lancaster. The August 2016 concert featured ambient musician and composer, George Wallace, who created a cinematic soundtrack for nice view of a bustling King…

The Trifecta: Synchronicity Side 2

The Police Synchronicity

IMHO, the first three songs on Side 2 of Synchronicity by The Police may very well be the best three pop/rock songs presented in sequence on one piece of grooved vinyl in the history of popular music. Perhaps it’s my age, the nostalgia around the fall of 1983 when I received Synchronicity as a gift for my…

Transportable Power of Music

Vangelis - The City

Music has a power that continues to amaze me, day after day. This power is certainly not unique to music, but for me music is the context in which it has the most impact. It’s the power to immediately transport you to another time or place. This morning I sat down at my desk, slipped in the earbuds,…