Mikaela Davis: Casimir Pulaski Day

“…and the cardinal hits the window.”

I heard this one yesterday while sweeping the grounds around the swimming pool at the Surf 16 Condo/Motel in North Wildwood. My friend Ariel suggested the artist. When this song later came up in the YouTube auto-play rotation, I had to drop it here right away. Please find six minutes and a quiet space today to listen to this song and reflect on your blessings and on the beauty of this short life. Read more

Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.: Pink Lady Lemonade, You’re From Inner Space (Part 3)

I’ve run across the name Acid Mothers Temple often over the years. I recall that aka music carved out a prominent section for them toward the beginning of their musical alphabet, with such interesting things written about them in Sharpie on the shrink wrap as “Japanese” and “Psychedelic”. I can’t buy everything I see that’s moderately interesting, and so I’ve declined on the Acid Mothers Temple—until now. Read more