Author: Matherton

The Neil Diamond Dream Interview – Love On The Rocks /”I don’t listen to music when I’m sad”

Generation Bewitched / harmonic-speed / Mathematical Psychology / The Speed Of Ritual / Timing

Last night I dreamed in an interview¬†format. I liked the interview, imaginary though it is, better than any discussion I could add to Neil Diamond’s classic LOVE ON THE ROCKS. This is all a dream, transcribed: Me- Neil, when you wrote the classic 1970s love ballad Love On The Rocks, tell us man, was that a true story, a play on a true story, or was it a song made especially for the movie the […]

tempo maps and the fiasco: Deluva Is Back In Town, Playing the Cover Songs, looking for a simple tempo guide to play Kodachrome by Paul Simon. We did it alone by desperation!

Generation Bewitched / harmonic-speed / night music / Timing / Uncertainty and Music
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When James “Jim” Deluva comes back to New Jersey, secretly, a full month before Christmas, one knows everything with the reclusive genius producer, code name Jim Deluva, things are going to get interesting on Route 1, from the ping pong halls of Douglass to the biology library at one Princeton’s freshman dorms. Turns out James is doing a favor for a friend of his, a comparative literature professor who is having a party where the […]