Wake up in New York

Craig Armstrong has an incredible gift for harmonic structure, and Wake up in New York (featuring vocalist Evan Dando) from his 2002 album As if to Nothing is no exception. As a whole, the piece is rather simple, but that’s where the beauty simply shines through. As if to Nothing is available from record stores, […]

Shadow of the Unicorn

Those of you who followed this blog before I cleared out the three-year-old cobwebs may remember that it was called Shadow of the Unicorn. Well, that name was no random creation. It refers to one of my favorite songs from my father’s band, Polyhedra. So, what better way to re-boot the blog formerly known as […]

Welcome!

Well, it’s a new year, and as part of my own personal “Eat Your Own Dog Food” initiative and our Daily Post initiative, I’ll be making regular posts about the music that keeps me focused when I’m on duty here as a Happiness Engineer. Of course, I’m cheating just a little bit by joining the […]