Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Quip From The Cluttered Studio

Yes, it's a demand that Pakistan's overlord Musharraf leave office, but the phrasing's all wrong, at least to American eyes familiar with the stylings of Beat poets and writers, or the trappings of a Big Ten football game:

The absence of face-paint among the crowd eliminates the Big Ten angle. But if these Pakistani protesters began snapping their fingers after this picture was taken, then the ghost of Neal Cassady has descended into some interesting, potentially dangerous areas.

For more detailed thoughts on the events in Pakistan, check out my friend Manan Ahmed.

For me, it's back to re-recordings, edits, overdubs, moody session players, late night improvs, and the hazy notion that something solid is coming together. Wouldn't that be nice?