Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Music”

Beck Sings of Seikilos

The oldest song in the world echoes in a contemporary classic

Posted November 7th, 2016

Avett Bros. Miss Prince

And: What about people who didn’t know Prince’s work well enough to miss him?

Posted April 24th, 2016

Songs For The Benedict Option

Making a Ben Op mix tape for the New Dark Age

Posted January 13th, 2016

Van Morrison is 70 Today

He accomplished more by age 25 than almost any musician ever does

Posted August 31st, 2015

Sound as a Means of Healing

On the therapeutic uses of music

Posted February 26th, 2015

The Musical Butt of Hieronymus Bosch

I nominate this tune as the sacred anthem of Cosimanian Orthodoxy

Posted February 9th, 2015

Training the Mind

Aspiring to appreciate art and knowledge greater than what is immediately apparent

Posted January 21st, 2015

John Tavener Is Dead

The composer was 69. From the BBC: Having started his musical career …

Posted November 12th, 2013

The Avett Brothers Show

We just got back from seeing the Avett Brothers in concert here …

Posted November 10th, 2013

A Theology Of Rock

How to deal with the cognitive dissonances of unvirtuous art?

Posted November 4th, 2013

Banh Mi Killed The Radio Star

Reader Tom S. sends in a WaPo piece contending that foodie-ism is …

Posted May 13th, 2013

Inherent Musicality

Neither my wife nor I have much musical talent. She can sing, …

Posted February 6th, 2013

A Hundred Licks

A history of rock and roll in 100 licks — 13 minutes …

Posted December 20th, 2012

St. Mumford Sings A Tune

Lots of folks are excited about the new Mumford & Sons album. …

Posted October 4th, 2012

God, Geometry — and Music

Ken Myers wrote after reading my God and Geometry post the other …

Posted August 22nd, 2012

Elvis ’78: That Year’s Model

In a post asking whether or not artists get better when people …

Posted June 1st, 2012