Also from the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory Baker-Nunn telescope. By combining a series of images taken over the lunar eclipse, a picture of the Earth's shadow. #astrophoto
The daughter & I went to San Antonio last night to catch the Steven Wilson show at the Aztec & it was incredible. So good to have her home for a few days. We have our best conversations in the car, listening to music, talking about space, music, politics, whatever, & her gently ribbing me about how she ever survived early childhood. There were a few miracles. Anyway, it was a great show & a great day. I survived a long-ass year for that moment.
finally, after much hullabaloo, wiling & gnashing of teeth, I've managed to get the new carbon 7 dual albums Ultraviolet & Infrared up on Bandcamp. All proceeds go towards hosting, beer & tacos, so chip in today!
So Fleetwood Mac’s Then Play On is a deeply weird, erratic & wonderful album. Immediately top-of-the-heap tracks are of course Oh Well pts. 1 & 2 and also Rattlesnake Shake & Like Crying. Others will reveal themselves of future listens, as there’s lots of great stuff here. The crazy amount of type compression on the drums throughout is actually wonderful. Hard to believe that 3 or 4 years later, Rumours would come out under the same masthead.
I had an idea for a bass, while cutting a track the other day. I promised the producer that I’d keep a particular song to the first 2 strings, then later, I thought to myself: “Self? why not make a 2-sting bass?”
Discussed it with my drummer at rehearsal & decided it should only have an E string, an A string & 9 frets. It would be called the Bass-ic.
I may push ahead with this idea.