Wherever the Sound Takes You: Heroics and Heartbreak in Music Making

Wherever the Sound Takes You: Heroics and Heartbreak in Music Making✹ Wherever the Sound Takes You: Heroics and Heartbreak in Music Making Epub ✼ Author David Rowell – Bluevapours.co.uk David Rowell is a professional journalist and an impassioned amateur musician He s spent decades behind a drum kit pondering the musical relationship between euipment and emotion In Wherever the Sound David Rowell is a professional journalist and Sound Takes Kindle Ò an impassioned amateur musician He s spent decades behind a drum kit pondering the musical relationship between euipment and emotion In Wherever the Sound Takes You he explores the essence of music s meaning with a vast spectrum of players trying to understand their connection to their chosen instrument what they ve put themselves through for their music and what they feel when they play This wide ranging and openhearted book blossoms outward from there Rowell visits clubs concert Wherever the PDF/EPUB or halls street corners and open mics traveling from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland to a death metal festival in Maryland with stops along the way in the Swiss Alps and Appalachia His keen reportorial eye treats us to in depth portraits of musicians from platinum selling legend Peter Frampton to a devout Christian who spends his days alone in a storage unit bashing away on one of the largest drum sets in the world Rowell illuminates the feelings that both spur music s the Sound Takes Epub ´ creation and emerge from its performance as well as the physical instruments that enables their expression With an uncommon sensitivity and grace he charts the pleasure and pain of musicians consumed with what they do as all of us listen in.

David Rowell is an editor at The Sound Takes Kindle Ò Washington Post Magazine and has taught literary journalism at American University He lives in Silver Spring Maryland with his wife and their two sons The Train of Small Mercies is his first novel.

Wherever the Sound Takes You: Heroics and Heartbreak in
  • Hardcover
  • 248 pages
  • Wherever the Sound Takes You: Heroics and Heartbreak in Music Making
  • David Rowell
  • 01 November 2015
  • 022647755X

10 thoughts on “Wherever the Sound Takes You: Heroics and Heartbreak in Music Making

  1. Beth Castrodale says:

    Rowell s love for music and his fascination with the ways in which it s made are at the heart of this entertaining, perceptive, and heartfelt book Through in depth interviews and thorough research, he explores the instruments and other tools through which musicians express themselves, sometimes in refreshingly unconventional ways Rowell examines, for instance, the signature sound of Peter Frampton s Talk Box, and how it became such a defining aspect of Frampton s music We also follow Rowell t Rowell s love for music and his fascination with the ways in which it s made are at the heart of this entertaining, perceptive, and heartfelt book Through in depth interviews and thorough research, he explores the instruments and other tools through which musicians express themselves, sometimes in refreshingly unconventional ways Rowell examines, for instance, the signature sound of Peter Frampton s Talk Box, and how it became such a defining aspect of Frampton s music We also follow Rowell to Switzerland, on his mission to find an elusive percussion instrument known as the hang, its sound like a message from outer space In these stories and others, Rowell gives us fresh insights into how the means and ends of music making connect, and into the people who forge those connections

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