Friday, December 29, 2006

The good news about music is that there are so many ways to do it right. The tightly-wound ferocious funk of James Brown, the jackhammer quickies of The Ramones, the feedback drenched explorations of Sonic Youth, the neo-Zepplin homage of White Stripes.

It's all good at different times.

Yet sometimes you want to soar, to other worlds, not to dance so much as to fly, to places never seen, yet imagined. How to do this?

One of my favorite ways: Close to the Edge, in 2 parts:






Take the time to travel and enjoy.