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Blessed be the funky. And the unfunky, they too shall be blessed. Just less funky.

Quincy Jones, Jacob Collier

Posted on February 8th by .
I read this excellent and frank interview with Quincy Jones, which has startled a few. Some questioned the veracity of some of this answers but it all rings true ...

Rebel Rebel

Posted on February 5th by .
Bowie's fabulous song, Rebel Rebel. What a performance, what a song, what a recording. Just wonderful.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U16Xg_rQZkA[/embed]

Do you remember the old times?

Posted on February 7th by .
A song called "Old". I've coined a new musical genre, as you do, for this song - Plantagenet. It seemed both timely with the rescuing of Richard III from his carpark grave ...
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Just Like London Buses

Posted on February 4th by .
Just Like London Buses, you wait a couple of decades and then two come along at once. My Bloody Valentine are by no means the most hasty of bands, with a twenty ...

David Bowie’s Birthday

Posted on January 24th by .
I still can't believe what David Bowie did on the 8th January 2013. Take a decade off for good behaviour, then show up unexpectedly and place the question "Where are we now?" ...