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Discovering new music is what fuels my world. Music makes everything better. All of a sudden doing dishes, laundry, or other tedious chores become a sway of the hips, a dance, and quiet moments become filled with magic. While looking for something to spur my writing, something dark and atmospheric but not jarring or intrusive,…

Kate Bush: the Astonishing, the Freaky the Uncoventional.

Being a long time lover of the dark and supernatural, the Gothic, I was drawn to Kate Bush because of her song, “Wuthering Heights”, based on the book by Emily Brontë. It was the most astonishing thing I had ever heard in my life. Kate shrieked and wailed like a cat in desperate heat in…

Language of the Soul

Anybody who has been deeply touched by music will attest to the fact that it is the language of the soul. It gives voice to our emotions and makes us see what a privilege it is to feel, which is what makes us human. Relevant to every age, every culture, whether you’re in a sad…

“Naked and Alive”

Created some art inspired by my all time favorite musician, my God, Peter Gabriel. Water color by hand then photoshop.

The glory of ethnic music

On Sunday at the San Jose Jazz festival, my husband and I experienced a Ukranian group called Dakhabrakha. That was the undisputed highlight of the day! They call their genre “ethnos chaos” and played some powerful tribal rhythm music that included goblet drums, didgeridoos, accordeon, harmonica, flute, cello and a few other instruments I didn’t…