Like a lot of people, I write songs. Well, sometimes. Anyway, I found a couple of recordings I’d made that were experiments.
This is an XX-sounding melody, but keep in mind it was written in 2010.
I really like the climbing, off-center guitar that comes in after a few stanzas. Directly inspired by Brian Eno’s work on the 28 Days Later soundtrack.
There’s an old road, out by Westport, that’s not accessible by car. It leads about a mile and a half on a gentle path, some hills but not that bad. At the end, on a hill that would be overlooking John’s River State Wildlife Area, there’s an old graveyard.
The Internet Archive has made all backissues of pulpy sci-fi mag “If” available for free online. This is a wonderful gift, full of that heady optimism for the future that early sci-fi had.