So I sit down to go through my email, and it’s the usual slew of press releases, spam, space enthusiast questions, and marriage proposals. No, wait, I don’t get those last ones. Still, it’s a lot of email.
But one cataches my eye. The subject line is "Space Pop". Just that. Huh. So I click it, and right away I know I was about to be happy.
The opening line is, "I’m a fan. Of you. Of space. Of inspiring curiosity about science. "
I love hearing that. The email is from Kim Boekbinder, an independent pop music artist, and she wants to make a space album. Or more accurately an album of music based on and inspired by space and astronomy, and in the email she’s asking me to be an advisor on it (along with Matt Everingham). She also links to her first song from the album: "The Sky Is Calling". I listen to it, and I’m hooked.
Here’s the song:
I know, right? Kim’s awesome. By the way, she fed an image of the Tarantula nebula through an audio program to create the ...