Roy Babbington continued

Earlier this year I wrote a post about one of my favorite bassists, Roy Babbington of Soft Machine, and their concert in Berkeley in January 2019. Here’s a photo I took at the show, just taken with my iPhone – I think they might be playing Fourteen Hour Dream: Part of the story was that I had […]

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Lyrics and My Life

A few people know this about me – I have a very difficult time memorizing lyrics, and I actually don’t listen to lyrics most of the time. I don’t know why – the only time it really becomes a problem is when I want to sing a song with a band. I’ve been thinking about it […]

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Mispronouncing Moog

Two of my favorite instrument companies of all time are Rickenbacker and Moog. If you listen to the genre of “progressive rock” then you have heard them a lot. Chris Squire of Yes and Geddy Lee of Rush – two of the gods of both prog rock and bass guitar – both used Rickenbacker basses […]

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