Joel was wearing a black T-shirt tucked into black jeans, black Vans, and an Indian Motorcycle ball cap. The back of his head, where hair might be, was freshly shorn, and his features, which in dark or obscure moods can appear mottled and knotted, were at rest, projecting benevolent bemusement. To prepare for the flight,…Details
I have long been a fan of Desert Island Discs on he BBC So I thought as a thought experiment it might be interesting to see what I would select and to look at my rationale for doing so. So in no particular order of importance. 1. London Calling – The Clash. Who would have…Details
I first saw Doc Neeson and The Angels more years ago than I care to remember in a shitbox venue that has now been consigned to history. He remains the most dynamic front man I have seen. The 70’s had been a decade when I had to wander along courtesy of a succession of girlfriends…Details
I am fan of and subscriber to the Lefsetz Letter – a music industry commentary by Bob Lefstez who has been around longer than I have . Interestingly, a lot of his commentary is about issues that are wider than music alone. This is to be expected because music is both a social and technological…Details
You once called your father a “nasty little weasel.” Did you ever reconcile with him?
No, he died nine years back. We didn’t run through the cornfields to each other in slow motion.
More here – The New York Times
Word clouds are intriguing little tools that effectively allow you to look at the frequency distribution of words within a given piece of text. Wofram Alpha the way clever search engine has just released a new function allowing you to generate word clouds for the lyrics of your favourite songs. you simply enter the expression…Details