Tag Archives: Utopia

Outro #4: On Paying Tribute

What good does it do to pay tribute? What does it accomplish to declare to the world that you see the worth of something, that you thrill to it? The question seems pressing to me after my last post, which … Continue reading

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Squeeze Me, Drag Me: Al Green, “Here I Am (Come and Take Me)” (1973)

Rhythmic compulsion in rock most often feels like a resonance effect.  Boom BOP Boom BOP Boom BOP, I can’t stop hopping with the boom bop, limbs chiming in.   The nuances of timing and dynamics can greatly affect how I feel … Continue reading

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