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Eerie, Haunting Composer Swan Songs

August 4th, 2016 A person's last words seemingly provide an insight into what they value most in life. From those final moments before a firing squad to the last wishes of a dying loved one, our final words carry significance and weight to the people who cared about us in life.
For many people, music is a mysterious and profound art with composers at the helm relentlessly pushing their music to the fore. The imagery of composers breaking down doors to bring their music to the world while enjoying a thrilling and bustling life of adventure, music, and mayhem are some of the most commonly held misconceptions about these brilliant artists.
These are romanticized views of the reality of a composer's life. When a composer reaches the end of their life, what do they reveal in their dying breath? Did Mahler unveil the secret to his 10th? Did Beethoven finally admit that he was listening to you the whole time, and you're out of his will? Did Greig finally expose what really happen…

I Know Why You're Here

July 25th, 2016 I'm not stupid. I know you saw this little composing shack sitting all by itself and thought you might stop by and stay a spell. I'm sure you had high hopes for what you'd find here as well. Unfortunately, I'm here to tell you that this little shack is going to stay abandoned for a bit longer.

I wouldn't say it's a site that's under construction because look at that shack! It's in pristine condition. No, it's just that this site is going to require a little time before I'm free enough to start contributing content regularly.

But since you're "hear," I'll give you a little information about what this site is going to be. It starts with a little bit of humor and then it gets serious real fast.

In fact, have you ever seen Drunk History? This site is going to be like a really lame version of that. So, basically, I'm only going to post on here when I'm really tired or really drunk. Between the two, I should b…