Fall/Winter 2012/13: Montreal, raining, 26 C, feels like 33 (Sept. 8, 5: 32 PM)
Much of the same(!): looking forward to teaching a new course this semester (Media and Gender, COMS 368–Syllabus), putting a lot of time into the dissertation and making music(!), while keeping up with basketball and all sorts of other good things.
And so on… Fall/Winter 2011/12
Writing the dissertation, TA for COMS 220, RA on soundwalking interactions project, going to conferences, playing basketball, making music and teaching sound I: COMS 276 in the winter (Syllabus).
…dissertation proposal and defence, get some work done on that ongoing album, play basketball outside, and get to work on the dissertation (and maybe take a couple of trips)…
Long overdue. Montreal, December 19,-2C (11:37 AM). On the eve of my birthday…
Burial Stolen Dog, Madvillain America’s Most Blunted, Rustie Surph, Emika Double Edge, Zomby Mozaik, Erykah Badu The Healer, Fela Kuti Roforofo Fight, Serge Gainsbourg Requiem Pour un Con, Mos Def Quiet Dog, Aloe Blacc Are You Ready, Luke Abbott Whitebox, Le Tigre Hot Topic.
Movies: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2009), Drive (2011), and Treme (2010).
Montreal, September 25, 18C (12:16 PM). Temperature coincidence. And onto the fall.
Arcade Fire The Suburbs, T. Rex Monolith, Nick Drake Saturday Sun, Tears for Fears Change, Public Enemy Brothers Gonna Work it Out, Wu-Tang Clan Method Man, The Stooges Gimme Danger, Messiaen Turangalila Symphonie, Jonny Greenwood Prospectors Arrive, Miles Davis In a Silent Way.
Movies: Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996), and Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call–New Orleans (2009).
Defending doctoral exam, presenting at conferences, writing dissertation proposal, research assistant/teaching assistant (COMS 220), teaching COMS 276: Sound I (Syllabus), finishing PhD course work, music and basketball…
Montreal, July 1, 18C (12:58 PM). Intermittent rain. At my desk, listening, the weather needs some improving:
Upsetters zion’s blood, Lee Perry dub chill out, Bob Marley concrete jungle, Brian Eno the big ship, Aphex Twin crying in your face, Mr. Oizo monday massacre, The Carpenters superstar, Scott Walker on your own again, Portishead the rip, Kraftwerk numbers…
Just watched: Vertigo (1958), and The One-Armed Swordsman (1967)…
Current projects: doctoral examination, making music, Dj (Rave Dave?), and playing basketball whenever I can.