Quick little thing for today. I didn’t make this, but while I’m on the book I thought I’d put something up that should be of some interest to you musicians out there.
I’m (as I am wont to be recently) very busy with the book, and didn’t write a Ficly for today. I’ve started spending more time on what matters, and less time amassing a collections of Ficly’s which ultimately won’t get me anywhere. The following video is of perhaps my all time favorite drummer, Mike Portnoy, playing along to “Dance of Eternity”, an amazing instrumental piece by his band Dream Theater. I’ve been working on this one for a while, and it just blows my mind how complicated it is. I can get most parts of it, but I still need a lot of work on some of the intricacies and nuances of the song.
Oh, and in case anyone wants to know, I’ve decided to go to Ithaca college next year. They’ve got an excellent writing program, and I’ve been invited to join their honors program.
Anyway, here’s the vid: