The Town

In dreams, I sometimes find myself visiting various destinations along an unremarkable road on the outskirts of cities in which I’ve lived, a place I have no particular reason to feel emotionally connected to. This arc of highway came to suggest to me a segment of a subconscious symbol of a community’s wholeness: the circle. […]

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From Stardust to Sentience: A Thematic Review of White Knight’s 2012 Sci-Fi Concept Album, Astronomica

I was prepared to dismiss Louisville band White Knight’s 2012 debut album Astronomica when I first delved into it about a year ago. I’d grown accustomed to forgettable lyrics in rock and roll music that seem to function mostly as just another instrument in the band. Not that there’s anything wrong with that — there’s no […]

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