Chops Chops (#2)

How do you talk about feeling in music? ‘Intent’ may be a better word for it. So how do you talk about intent in music?

The band played all the right notes in the right places but the directness of the statement was lacking. No oomph. “Play it clearly as if you’re talking and you really want to be heard, you really want for your words to be understood,” I told the drummer.

That meant something and nothing at the same time.