Category Archives: music

akie SINGS!

sure, I sing all the time.  its basically my job.  but sometimes i’m singing my own stuff and its for people to listen to.  and its not just a random demo i threw up to Soundcloud. last week I was … Continue reading

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First Words Of A New Day. 2014. [Jan 1]

Part One: Heart Hurt, Then It Looks moreover, this whole damned thing is much, much harder than it looks. of course, that is the much coveted illusion, ain’t it? we — when we observe — we want to see civilized … Continue reading

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Milestone. Dec 12, 2013

i came to St. Barths this year with the explicit intention of refocusing the heaviness of my mental regard (it is equal fault of muscled brain, thick skull, and prominent brow ridges — my “heavy regard” that is). on what … Continue reading

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Almost Like Being In Love

i sing, therefore i am. afternoons on island are, once again, all about practice for me. i challenge myself with new harmonies, new songs, scales — the whole nine. and also, vocal workouts — for this is a gig where … Continue reading

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to sleep — perchance, to sing.

…there is a song that I am thinking of. I can’t get it out of my head. but i can’t quite remember what song it is. it is a niggling feeling. like an itch at the back of your throat. … Continue reading

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[notesfromtheroad] Aabaraki Minitour: I

This is a minitour.  Nothing fancy.  No airports or train-cars or helicopters (have I ever been in a helicopter?).  this is the weekend converted from time and light into music and distance.  We woke up Thursday and began all the … Continue reading

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the dark matters

there are rocks — a great profusion of them — careering across the Earth’s atmosphere at high velocity, burning and crumbling, and releasing light and heat and ash.  i figure it can’t hurt to take a nice long walk through … Continue reading

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