Monday, April 09, 2012

Pounding iron to "Smooth Criminal" -- life in the present

Occasionally I have mused on " life in the future" AKA "I never expected the future to be like this.". But since the unifying element here is firmly in the past, indeed lapped in nostalgia for iron age technology and classic music videos, that title seems inappropriate. Twice as fast just to keep up, indeed.

This is what I am talking about:

1 comment:

  1. Hey Steve (and readers)
    I remember abusing my old friend *Ian Bell* at the Goderich Celtic Festival years back. He was playing at a side stage just near where I was undertaking my typical blacksmithing demonstration. I started hammering on the beat of his tune, then slowly extended the time of the strokes to offset his playing by 50%.
    Take care around people who as part of their normal work process make loud, regular noises!

    (I find the interface between historic / traditional / modern, between ritual and science, part of what drives me.)