[June 7 2022]
The Cyber War of 2066 wiped out the remaining methods of listening to music, after the plug was violently pulled on the internet. Of course I was pissed, I was regularly making 85 credits a month on streaming, which in those days was sufficient for an old codger like me to buy enough VR time to live solely in a world of my beloved online backgammon.
But what to do now?
I sat with the other stragglers beside our campfire, and they asked me if I’d play some tunes, if I could even remember how. For the younger ones I tried to paint a vision of those soulful creatures we’d once called birds. I wanted them to remember the things they had never seen, and for a brief moment it kept us warm. ‘Bon Vent’ our dear old world…
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Track by Molly Lewis