We are thrilled to announce that David H. Miller has joined the Albumism team as our newest contributor!
As a dedicated student of musicology, accomplished musician, and passionate music aficionado, David offers unique and fresh perspective with respect to the albums, songs, and artists we celebrate here on the site.
We look forward to David’s contributions in the future, and encourage the Albumism community to check out his great work, including his recent examination of Blackalicious’ latest video for “On Fire Tonight” and his thoughtful review of School of Seven Bells' new album SVIIB.
More about David:
David H. Miller is a Ph.D. student in musicology at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York and a Graduate Resident Fellow at Hans Bethe House on Cornell’s West Campus. David studied music at Harvard University, where he graduated magna cum laude with highest honors and was awarded a Paine Fellowship for postgraduate study in Vienna, Austria. He plays a variety of early bowed bass instruments, including Baroque double bass, viola da gamba, and violone, and has performed with such groups as the Handel and Haydn Society, Cambridge Concentus, New York Baroque Incorporated, Musical Offering, and Arcadia Players. David researches and writes about the Second Viennese School, the music of Schütz and Schein, performance practice, and hip hop, among many other topics. In his free time, he is an avid NBA fan and enjoys hiking, mountaineering, snowshoeing, and cycling. Follow David on Twitter via @dhmillermusic.
David’s 5 Favorite Albums of All Time:
Arcade Fire | Funeral
Miles Davis | Filles de Kilimanjaro
Earth, Wind & Fire | That’s the Way of the World
Joni Mitchell | Blue
Kanye West | The College Dropout