The Cabinet of Curiosities: Moondust

The Cabinet of Curiosities: Moondust

In 1978, Brian Eno released the album Ambient 1: Music for Airports. It remains a landmark in the world of ambient music, a genre which said was, “as ignorable as it was interesting” and which was intended to “induce calm and a space to think.” The music was quiet,...
The Cabinet of Curiosities: Goodness Gracious

The Cabinet of Curiosities: Goodness Gracious

We were somewhere in the Louisiana backwoods. I had been driving for hours, powered by a mixture of Five Hour Energy, coffee, and the Trainspotting soundtrack. A light fog hovered above the asphalt. At least, I think it was a fog. There was a non-zero chance that it...