TBJ’s Favorite Records of 2012: Felix

Prior to the advent of the Internet and its influence on music consumption, there were few more effective ways for listeners and musicians to connect than through detailed liner notes. Listeners could pore over the notes included with their newly purchased album, following along with the lyrics as they’re sung. But from a business perspective, […]

Lotus Plaza and the Liberation of Yellow Balloons

You stand out in the open of a plaza that’s shaped like a lotus, looking at your shoes as you let go of a handfull of yellow balloons. It’s a gray day. So much of a gray day that the sky actually seems to be green. As the bunch of rubber, helium and ribbon transcends […]