This is me, playing with recording from a cheap guitar and a practice amp onto a cell phone, then adding and messing with the vocal track using my cell phone and free sound editing software, doing one of my favorite ever Pink Floyd songs, Pigs on the Wing (part 1). I wouldn’t really consider this recording even a final version of itself, but I thought I’d put it out there. It’s probably foolish of me to let anyone hear it, but…well, I can’t resist.
I’m a glutton for punishment.
Obviously, words and music are by (the great) Roger Waters. I’m making no money off this and am just playing around.
In this audio blog, I explore the notion that seeing our concerns as they are relative to the size and age of the cosmos can help us to put our smaller worries into perspective, to improve our prioritization, to make our political discourse less nasty, and maybe even to improve our chances of someday becoming significant on that cosmic scale.
In this, my second audio blog, I explain why I intend no longer to get involved in discussions of consequential topics on Facebook, not because I don’t think such discussions are valuable, but because of how I react to them. I also talk about audio versus writing a bit more, and grammar, and various other random thoughts.
In this, my first impromptu audio posting, I muse on random thoughts including (but not limited to) rationality, politics, the pros and cons of audio versus written posting, the irritations of social media, and probably other topics I’ve forgotten.
Given the brouhaha over the President’s denigration of football players who kneel during the national anthem, and the players’ and owners’ (generally) mature and measured responses, I thought I would try my hand at reading my own article about a related subject.