There's no silence like a crowded room.

Longing for live performance in The Big After.

Like so many people, I have spent the last eleven months going through various waves of longing for the many things we’ve been missing out on—welcoming a big crowd of friends into my home for a party, eating in a tiny yet clamorous restaurant, even the purest mundanities like shopping for groceries without it feeling like a carefully-planned mission or …

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