Sleater-Kinney and a Path of Wellness

It is an album with an optimistic title. It is a collection of songs linking a shiny pristine musical chain. Sleater-Kinney’s latest is now my frontrunner for album of the year. Corin Tucker and Carrie Brownstein deliver something that should rightfully be steering attention away from almost everything on the popular music charts. We are […]

I’m here

Good Day. I’m here. Working on content into the fall of this year. ….and other things meant for other pages. Stuff you might not see otherwise on here. Finding space, creating when I can. Thank you for reading. @WriterDann

Identifying “Anchor” Content

The most oft-asked question I get in this business is one you have all heard. “What do you write about?” It never gets old. Why would it? Shop talk will frequently lead to productive shop work. What you write about the most could be considered your anchor content. I define anchor content as work that […]

I Suspect…

Because some of us spoke less over the course of the pandemic year, our voices are stronger. Some of us who had to speak more, those voices will equally be stronger. I’m optimistic for what lies ahead. Despite the obstacles in the way. More to come.

Legacy

In one of his final interviews, Frank Zappa was asked how would he want to be remembered? His response was “It’s not important”. A cursory search can reveal hundreds of thousands of ways that Frank Zappa is remembered by the world that knew his work. He did have a point that was not caught in […]

Master of Puppets – Metallica’s Masterpiece

Metallica’s metal masterpiece remains one of the greatest heavy records to ever be made. Many tracks are now staples of classic music radio and the band continues to draw in a new generation of fans. Part of Metallica’s draw is because of the raw yet fresh sounds from Master and it’s predecessor Ride The Lightning. […]