This is a reminder to keep sending in photos of the places where you practice, enjoy or obsess over music. Find out more about music chambers here. Send images to firstname.lastname@example.org with “music chambers” in the subject field or post them to the Weekly Alibi’s Facebook page.
Cosmic American Fanatic
PilGram Sheilah Siminuk talks about her shrine
It’s one thing to know and possess all of the music of your favorite artist, and quite another to light candles for him each night. There are fans, and then there are fans. In early March when I introduced the Music Chambers column, I tried to entice readers to show me spaces in homes that are devoted to music, asking unseriously, “Is there a shrine to Gram Parsons tucked away in your attic?” About six weeks later, photos of just that—a bona fide Gram Parsons shrine—materialized in my inbox. Ask and ye shall receive!
Living in the Past
Ten-year Burque resident and human resourcer David Duncan is the owner of this fine antique music device. Via e-communique he discusses stereo equipment and century-old recordings.