This is my 100th post for from.near.to.far! I offer my sincere thanks to everyone who reads my ramblings from time to time. Here is Simian Mobile Disco’s amazing “Seraphim,” from their new album Unpatterns, for some accompaniment: . This video is fascinating, and SMD themselves have this to say about the inspiration for the concept: […]Read more "Camp Bisco, Part IV: The Finale"
By this point in our Biscodyssey, all of the daylight hours had assumed a terrible monotony brought on by the intense, relentless heat. I have never appreciated shade as much as I did this weekend, when it was so thoroughly unavailable to me. At one point, Alex, Mink and I sat in the car with […]Read more "Camp Bisco, Part III: Electricliving"
Here’s the second installment of the Biscodyssey (my fondness for combining words in awkward ways knows no bounds, apparently). Aaand here is the ubiquitous Skrillex for accompaniment, “Bangarang” – because he is repping Canada hard these days, and happened to be playing the next night: . Wednesday Late that afternoon, Mink, Alex and I packed […]Read more "WELCOME TO CAMP BISCO (Part II)"
Awesome things have been happening too quickly and frequently for me write about, as usual, but that’s not a complaint. This upcoming series of posts will be about my experiences at Camp Bisco with two of my favourite people – it was a wonderful, exhausting, hilarious, exhilarating week. Here is Bassnectar’s “Nothing Has Been Broken” […]Read more "Camp Bisco, Part I: Escape to Upstate New York"