For the last week and a bit since this video was released, I was hooked to this song by Ellie Goulding. The repeating guitar riff in the verses of this angry piece simply intrigued me. The tempo and Ellie’s voice kept the guitar sounding very urgent, but it was also the tone of the guitar…where did it come from?
Recently, the world famous Budweiser Clydesdale horses rode through town to do a beer run. They actually had to drop off a case of Bud at each of the local bars. Well in any case, it became a spectacle. I wasn’t actually expecting it to be that ‘chaotic’. I’m not really going to talk about the horses. Sure, they were magnificent beasts, all very well mannered and groomed to perfection. No, I really want to talk about the cell phone or ‘iPhone-tography’ (is that what it is really called?) that’s just the craze these days. (more…)