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Love At First Listen: My High School Experience In 5 Albums

David Carroll

May 25, 2012

I tend to pair my experiences with music. I try to find narratives to all things I experience in my life, and I find myself constantly searching for soundtracks to everything I commit to memory - my four years at Manual High School...

Love At First Listen: Falling out of love with CDs

David Carroll

May 12, 2012

On a recent visit to the mall, I thought I’d visit an old, familiar CD/DVD store. I had spent most of my freshman and sophomore years of high school in this store whenever bouts of procrastination struck, when I was bored,...

Love At First Listen: 2 Songs I Currently Cannot Live Without

David Carroll

April 6, 2012

Here are two songs that, for one reason or another, have been stuck in my head or have generally found themselves in my life recently. I’ll try to explain why. They aren’t necessarily my favorite songs of all time; ...

Love At First Listen: A Memoir

David Carroll

February 24, 2012

When I was four years old, my brother, who was 13 at the time, came home one night with a movie he had rented from Blockbuster. My life at the time, as was the life of any younger brother, was to be as much like my brother...

Love At First Listen: Introductory Statement

David Carroll

February 23, 2012

I could go on forever, but for the sake of not putting you to sleep, I’ll keep it as short as I can. Music means everything to me. It is something that has grown and grown in importance in my life as I’ve matured,...