Folk … What’s in a Name?

From the birth of the Compact Disc until the death of physical media, there was a figurative explosion in the number of music categories one could browse down at the local edition of whichever cookie-cutter corporate music store chain happened to be in your path.  And some of those categories (World Music, Folk Metal, Alt-Country, etc.) would have been, at one point in time, likely dropped into the “Folk Music” category, which by the 1990s, was likely to be the least stocked category in the entire store.

Folk music has enjoyed varying levels of mainstream success Continue reading “Folk … What’s in a Name?”

Style Evolution

I’ve been walking recently, more for exercise than anything else, but taking the time to go out and put one foot in front of the other has given me time to do some thinking. I’ve noticed that this seems to be the year of fluorescent footwear, often paired with a matching shirt. Frankly, it hurts my eyes. I lean more towards earth tones. And I was feeling pretty good about myself … no slave to fashion am I.

But today I’ve revamped this website, which uses WordPress as its base. WordPress is more than just a blogging platform; Continue reading “Style Evolution”