Mitski’s “Two Slow Dancers” and the Musical Depiction of Growth

TO THINK THAT WE COULD STAY THE SAME TO THINK THAT WE COULD STAY THE SAME TO THINK THAT WE COULD STAY THE SAME The silence of the morning is the only kind of silence that doesn’t suffocate you. It frees you. We talk a lot about the soundtracks of our lives: silence, alarms, trains, nature, songs, the list goes on. We talk a lot … Continue reading Mitski’s “Two Slow Dancers” and the Musical Depiction of Growth

Love, Attachment, and Music: From the 16th Century to the 21st

Music often helps us understand our own emotions and commiserate with each other about feelings we’ve all felt before, both good and bad. Much music exerts energy on describing close interpersonal relationships, and that has always been popular subject matter. To that end, we see secular music of hundreds of years ago exploring the pains and joys of love, just like much of our current … Continue reading Love, Attachment, and Music: From the 16th Century to the 21st