The parts between
SEPTEMBER 25, 2022
Listen to one musician’s track in isolation on any record (like this one ) and you might be amazed at how trivial they sound. Paul McCartney, one of the great bass players, in one the great groups of all time–it sounds a bit like a school music recital. But we don’t listen to the tracks in isolation, because the isolation isn’t the point. Human beings care about harmonies. About originality. About the tension that comes from the new.