Dust Mites Gone Wild!

Steve Burns' first album, Songs For Dust Mites has been released and is now available nationwide for you to purchase. It is a good album. I like it. I have heard each of the songs 65,000,000E12 times in various forms, including a version of the song ”Troposphere“ produced using lynx mewls and the sound of bending sheet metal—and still there is something to like about each tune. Corporate media entities like MTV and Newsweek have supported my opinion, often by liberally quoting things I wrote. P.R. is a funny thing. [1]

There is such a thing as a crossover artist, but that is not Steve. He did not simply cross; he leapt the width of the Nile with nipping crocodile-journalists taking big chunks out of his legs in midair. [2]

Now he is safely on the other side of the river, and it is a good day: he is a great friend, one of the best. He works hard at being a fine, thoughtful musician, with excellent results, and he is, I know, grateful for what the world has permitted him to do. Steve has always been incredibly liberal about giving me credit for helping him create a new public identity over the last year, and encouraged me to take more credit, but all I did was help him tell people his story so that they would give his album one serious listen. It was entirely on him after that.

You, at the computer: enjoy his (as Steve himself eloquently describes it) “album of sweet-sounding songs about science and love.” As an added bonus, the liner notes contain my GRE scores and the greater portion of an essay I wrote about science, music, and genetically cross-bred puppy/whales.

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