Dax Riggs at the Kung Fu Necktie
A Brooklyn e-zine calls his music “swampy dark-blues.” Living music legend Henry Rollins calls his work “re-defining Blues music.” And Dax Rigg’s own website declares: “It sounds like voodoo, feels like redemption and puts off heat like a burning oil rig.” Philadelphia music fans had a chance to define it for themselves when the Louisiana native…
Guanyin, the Bodhisattva of Compassion
The following collage is based on a work of art called “Bodhisattva of Compassion (Guanyin),” located in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Asian Art wing. In searching for a verse to accompany the image, I was reminded of the following song lyrics: “Wake up the dawn and ask her why A dreamer dreams she never…
We Came to See a Rock Show
Last night, Bob Mould (Minnesota native and former member of the bands Hüsker Dü and Sugar) played a show at the Union Transfer in Philadelphia. I had called the venue ahead of time to inquire as to whether I could bring my camera, and was told “No SLR’s or DSLR’s allowed unless you have prior…
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Fabulous venue. Amazing show.