Analysis of the Sound of Jamestown Revival

Jamestown Revival's new album "The Education of a Wandering Man" just came out, and I've spent the day playing it as my soundtrack. The cover art itself makes it worth having in your life -- two men in cowboy hats on the wings of a biplane, with an awesome blue/green/western color scheme. Aesthetics don't get much better than that. Their sound is just as distinctive. They walk a line between funky rock and rootsy Americana…

The School vs. The Soul: Notes on an Essay by John Taylor Gatto

I read a powerful essay today by John Taylor Gatto¬† (linked here). I'd highly recommend reading it -- it's a short and deep summary of the history of our public school system, the detriments of the system, and an argument that we don't need the system at all. I wrote the following notes in response. School Wasn't Designed to Benefit Us. It Was Designed to Benefit Society. Our school system was based off of a…

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