In the shape of a heart.

mic cord heart.

You know what’s fun? Looking down at the floor in the “studio” (I’m going to keep putting that in quotation marks for the time being, because “room of stuff” feels like a much better description), and seeing that image up there.

I swear to you I didn’t manipulate it in any way. If I had, the heart would be a little more symmetrical.

There are two blue microphone cables that get shuffled back and forth between the SDC mics pointed at the piano and the stereo ribbon mic I use to record the drums. They get twisted up into all kinds of shapes, but never have I seen them form anything so cool or recognizable. I looked down while making my way from one room to the next, and there was a blue heart staring back at me — a blue heart that had somehow created itself when I wasn’t paying attention. It makes me just a little sad to know that in a day or two this heart will be pulled apart when the cables are moved around yet again.

Being pulled apart is better than being broken, right?

And hey — this blog just turned five years old! Here’s a song in celebration.


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