Compared to the satisfaction of posting wholly original finds, re-purposing and re-broadcasting youtube footage* feels a little like cheating and lot like laziness, but to hell with it: Melvin Frank Marshall is a man who needs to be heard!
A San Francisco violinist responsible for “over three hundred songs” and “one million chords,” Melvin scorches a bus station unlike any busker freak-out I’ve ever been lucky enough to commute through. His song, ‘What I Wanted to Be by the Time I Turned 53′ is like witnessing the ghosts of Igor Stravinsky, Muddy Waters and Karlheinz Stockhausen all joining hands and jumping the cosmic turnstile of What-the-Fuck? That’s how spooky Marshall can get . . .
*Thanks to Party of the Third Part for the video and the insightful comments.