Monthly Archives: December 2012

Welcome, Holidailies 2012 readers

Hello, Holidailies readers.

Welcome to, a vanity music blog where I tell an un-listening world what has been occupying the most time on my player. It tends to be heavy on Japanese indie rock and modern classical music, but I do make room for classic college rock (think Fugazi, the Smiths), and an occasional pop artist from time to time.

In the past, I thought it was my job to proselytize, to convince you that hey, what I’m writing about is cool and you’d like it. I don’t think that any more.

I like what I like, and you like what you like. And if you get bored with what you like, you might find something in what I like to make it something you might like.

What isn’t my job is finding what will be hot and make you cooler than everybody else. I leave that to other blogs to care about that kind of thing.

Instead, I write about music that at times may be hard to understand — especially if you don’t speak Japanese — and more often harder to acquire. And if you’re the adventurous type, you just might discover a whole ecosystem of listening that you may not have realized existed.

And if that happens, then perhaps I’ve done my job.

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