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Alex Hirsch

"Always keep the direction in your wide world, always deflect the lightning that's on your spine", sings Alex Hirsch and "Run boy, you can do it!

And you notice that there is someone who is infatuated with getting ahead, with encouraging, even if he sometimes has to gloss over, exaggerate, embellish, because the best way to get ahead is with good stories, and not every good story has to happen like that.

This songwriter doesn't let reality ruin any of them. Autobiographical – yes, but packed. Gold paper. Ribbon around it.

What he tells is also a fight for universal values: compassion, courage, consistency. Maybe you don't think the latter of a traveller, but you often long for what is not. One likes what lies far away. Outside. Somewhere in this wide world.

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Past events

Knust Acoustics #01/2018

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.

Frank Zappa