Man, I hate seeing music videos where they trash good guitars. I mean, in stead of taking them into the ocean, throwing them out houses, smashing them with cars, saws and trains (or whatever) they could give them to me!!! I could easily use one or two of them. I'm a poor man and can't afford to buy a good axe. What does it add to your image to molest (yes, molest) perfectly good gear. Jimi did it live as Pete Townsend and other. It made sense artistically then when rock actually meant something. Now “rock” on tv is like a dress pretentious men and women take on. “Let's play rock-stars and smash up some good gear. Then we'll go to the gym with our economic advisers.” It's pathetic. I want one of those guitars!!! (with amps and pedals, of course).
gray in gray (and some green) the asphalt tells what is “down”
You probably know it: you see a stranger with a walk, a body language, a way of moving his body around that instantly echoes with you. You've known someone with exactly that gait. I had an encounter like that. I remembered an organist student called John whom I knew looslely some 30 years ago. Maybe "knew" is a misleading word. I knew pf him. He hung around - or sort of stalked - my the girlfriend's friend and he was always walking the streets of my city. Like I did then. I only talked to him a few times but he was the one that first mentioned the name Buxtehude to me and how Johann Sebastian Bach had walked a very long way to hear him play the organ. He was considered a master of that instrument. Still is. John was a short, weird and intelligent when it came to knowledge of strange things but deaf dumb and blind when it came to people. I guess we were some kind of objects like furniture - responding, but still furniture. - to him. But he could play with hands and feet at the same time. I hope he still can.