"Heiliger dankgesang"

Is anyone still reading? I must explain the glaring lack of productivity here the past six weeks – since October, I’ve been sick, often pretty powerfully, for all but a handful of days. So, there’s been much exhaustion and discomfort and confusion, and a little writing.

The Drift has been going strong at least, so to speak, and there’s the tumblr. But I’m back at it, and there’ll be substantial things going up over the next few days. Convalescing, still, but on my feet. In the meantime, there’s this:


Author: gtra1n

I'm a composer and musician, and I write about music—I do that here, for the New York Classical Review, at the Brooklyn Rail (I edit the music section there) and any place else that will have me, like New Music Box and Music & Literature. I also wrote the Miles Davis' Bitches Brew book in the 33 1/3 series.