Heating Up

Apart from the temperaturesrecently hitting 116 funny Fahrenheit or nearly 47 sensible Celcius, we were altogether differently hot tonight.

Friction Fiction

I’m all excited about tomorrow but I’m still sensing I have to sell the song. There is some justification that is is not ‘taiko’ – not Japanese. The Rhythm of the Heat is special to me because its sound palette just oozes taiko and the sentiments of the song fit perfectly with playing taiko in [...]


So we had a great practice this evening, but I’m excited because a bee that’s been buzzing in my bonnet for many, many months is coming to fruition. On Friday some of us will get together to work on a version of Peter Gabriel’s Rhythm of the Heat for Taiko instruments. Gong! Triplets over duples! [...]