Category Archives: music

includes yearly top records and other personal best ofs

Murder hitting close to home

Musicians dying prematurely is almost cliche at this point. Musicians dying in general in 2016 is definitely cliche. Musicians being killed is even it’s own kind of weird cliche. Then, there’s Christina Grimmes’ murder this week. One might just dismiss … Continue reading

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Primus and the Padawan

Over the year’s there’s a lot of research into the effects of music on developing infants. The majority of it says the same thing: music is good but certain types of music is better. The premise of the “certain kinds … Continue reading

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Padawan’s good music

There are endless studies done on how sound effects infants, particularly the sounds of music. Although the auditory senses are functioning in the womb during the last trimester and most babies are born being able to distinguish a wide array … Continue reading

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The power of the Bowie Babe

I saw my baby, crying hard as babe could cry What could I do My baby’s love had gone And left my baby blue Nobody knew What kind of magic spell to use Slime and snails Or puppy dogs’ tails … Continue reading

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Padawan Playlist: Friday Funday

We are actually a little early in the in-utero development process for daily listening so there has not been a list every day, hence a couple of days since the debut¬†padawan playlist. ¬†Moving forward though, lets set some expectation that … Continue reading

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Padawan Playlist: Our First Listen

Music is incredibly important to me. It serves me in life in so many ways from being the fundamental fuel for my creative fires to one of the key components of nearly every close friendship I have, including that of … Continue reading

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retirement and a life well lived

Neil Ellwood Peart, OC announced his retirement from music yesterday. There are orders of magnitude in which one might view this. For some, it might be a misplaced joy in the ending of Rush after forty years. For others it … Continue reading

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