Let’s Cut Through the Fog
I happen to be a quarantined podcaster. Two months ago, we thought our podcast was doomed after just 3 episodes. We had to socially distance, as was the right thing to do, to protect our podcast family- but turns out Zoom has decent recording capabilities.
That was a mouthful- but the upshot is that I have been scouring the internet listening and finding music for our nerdy podcast. One thing I had not realized was how many albums I loved that have been re-mastered and repurposed as deluxe (virtual) box sets. In other words, the artist has re-mastered the content (the sound for our ears) for a different technological and critical age. And deluxe implies there is bonus material.
Personally, I have had to cut through that fog and haze of quarantine fatigue to re-gain my edge, and these high energy, new-music-to-me albums helped. Even the best-intentioned at-home worker can lose track of how to…