MUSIC REGULAR

Andrew Patterson
A celebratory, connective exploration of music in many forms. Crossing genres, scenes, eras, ideas and geographies. Attempting to keep words brief and sound interesting.
Created 08 Nov 2020
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  • Issue #10 ~ Sept 2021
    24 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Augusta Days by Valentino Dixon Are you a film director? Producer? Hollywood tastemaker? We’ve officially hit the autumn equinox and I’m nearing the end of the line with my COVID benefits, so I’m putt...
  • Issue #9 ~ Aug 2021
    14 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
    A public pool in Deerfield, Illinois I’ve been making it my business to explore the myriad of free public pools Montreal has on offer. And let me tell you: there are few things that make me feel snobb...
  • Issue #8 ~ July 2021
    23 Jul 2021 • 3 min read
    A Jambu Fruit Dove The sun is in full bloom and I’m finding it hard to sit at a screen too long (unless I’m watching the delightfully pathetic People Just Do Nothing). Coupled with the recent crash of...
  • Issue #7 ~ June 2021
    13 Jun 2021 • 4 min read
    Brazilian World Cup Team Parade / Brasília, 1970 Nothing but sunny vibes and many blessings to you, dear readers. The warm air is here and recreation is renewed, and that can pair nicely with classic ...
  • Issue #6 ~ May 2021
    11 May 2021 • 3 min read
    Kabylia, Algeria / photographer unknown A few weeks ago, when it was 20°C and sunny, I asked a number of people if it was Fake Spring. Being relatively new to Montreal / Tiohtià:ke, I couldn’t be sure...
  • Issue #5 ~ April 2021
    14 Apr 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Jeffrey Shaw - Waterwalk Tube / Hannover, Germany / 1970 I don’t know if you’ve noticed but the sun is back and warming the air. The evening light continues stretching. Music, being so attuned to mood...
  • Issue #4 ~ March 2021
    15 Mar 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    … but I’m giving it to myself as a gift It’s Pisces season. Which means that I, along with everyone I love and cherish, has a birthday around now (sorry everyone else… except Cancers: you’re alright)....
  • Issue #3 ~ Feb 2021
    14 Feb 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    This issue’s titular phrase is uttered by Professor Galen to Captain Jean-Luc Picard in ‘The Chase’ (S6E20 of Star Trek: The Next Generation). The saying originates from the Yash-El, a peaceful specie...
  • Issue #2 ~ Jan 2021
    17 Jan 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    Hello and happy (belated) (Gregorian) new year to you! I’m glad to be returning to this exercise: diving deeper into listening and trying to imagine what sounds might resonate with others in this mome...
  • Issue #1 ~ Dec 2020
    30 Nov 2020 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Hello and welcome to the very first instalment of MUSIC REGULAR! I figured I’d start things off deluxe and, frankly, a little irregular. The intention of this letter is to bring new sounds to you, the...
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