The Why of this website

Hint: it's about meeting people

The Why of this website
Where I was this weekend, photo credit to Vez

Update: It's fascinating that within a month of writing this Update, I got recruited for a job based in part on my work at Rhythm Changes. I didn't have any idea that would happen when writing the following.

Talking on the Strong Towns Podcast (STP) with Chuck Marohn was the widest distribution of Rhythm Changes ideas to-date, with over 6,700 listeners at the time of writing:

This Vancouver-Based Artist Is Writing Music…About Building Strong Towns!
People have taken the Strong Towns approach in a lot of fascinating directions, but this might be one of the most fascinating yet: William Chernoff is a young, Vancouver-based musician who has written songs inspired by Strong Towns.During the pandemic, Ch...

The reason I came on was that I previously wrote this, and Chuck wanted to discuss it.

Having faith in local music

Strong Towns is about building wealth in local communities, rethinking civil engineering to be more people-first and sustainable, and making reasonable choices in municipal politics. Chuck is a former civil engineer turned non-profit leader.

But I came on to talk music scenes, so I ended up with probably my most concise statements about having faith in local music: