Monthly Archives: February 2017

THE GREAT CURVE 007

THE GREAT CURVE 007 curated by Todd Berryman Let me paint a picture for you. An 8-year-old boy, with thread that was forsaken by his mother, using it to make spiderwebs across his bedroom to allow his toys to play in other dimensions than “on the floor” and find high-wire heights that only Karl Wallenda […]

THE GREAT CURVE 006

THE GREAT CURVE 006 curated by Todd Berryman Record collectors and hardcore across-the-board music fans. God bless us, we’re often so enamored with the search that we’ll find astonishing things from sheer dogged determination. We also have been known to be, how can I put it, not the easiest people to get along with, at […]

THE GREAT CURVE 005

THE GREAT CURVE 005 curated by Todd Berryman It’s amazing to me, sometimes, how a tragedy can make an album snap into focus for the listener. Take Rufus Wainwright’s Poses, released near the September 11th attacks. That was an album that became an unexpected comfort in those peculiar “eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow […]

THE GREAT CURVE 004

THE GREAT CURVE 004 curated by Todd Berryman Coming off the holiday season, I think today of gifts received at critical times in my life. In the mid-80s, curious about particular strains of 70s classic rock, I asked my uncle Kim to dub a copy of the then-out-of-print Uriah Heep Live album, cut after their […]