Category Archives: Music & Meaning

Dan Guzman – “But It Was (Hijacked)”

Here’s one of Hypnotist Collector’s great songs, “But It Was (Hijacked).”  A great rock riff fuels this song with so much meaning for our times.  There’s literal hijacking, of course, but we’ve also been hijacked by rats, inequality, materialism…. When … Continue reading

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Did Frank Lloyd Wright Listen to Fats Waller?

Ten Frank Lloyd Wright buildings have been nominated for UNESCO World Heritage status, beginning with Unity Temple (1905) and ending with the Marin Civic Center (1957). The Guggenheim opened in 1959, just months after Wright’s death, but we often date … Continue reading

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Remembering Julian Bond

Julian Bond (b. 1940) passed away this past August 15, 2015. ┬áHe led an extraordinary life of ┬áservice, especially in the cause of Civil Rights: one of the founders of SNCC (The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee), first president of the … Continue reading

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