Gillian Welch has started an archive of live... →
boom-swagger: countryandwestern: Only back to last year, but maybe we’ll get lucky and she’ll expand it. i know what i’m listening to all day. Yay!
How fast can you read?
Reading speed test I took the test and apparently my reading speed is 462% better than the national average ( I assume that’s the USA but I could be wrong)
the-theme-is: Afternoon: When The Fields Were On...
#musicdiaryproject - Day 7
Early in the morning I watched the final episode of the current series of Fringe on my laptop, listening on headphones I prepared lunch - fennel risotto - and put on the One from the Heart soundtrack by Tom Waits with Crystal Gayle on the CD player as I worked. I loved the film when it came out and think the music is some of Waits’ best. He writes surprisingly well for a woman’s...
#musicdiaryproject - Day 6
I really haven’t been paying as much attention to my music consumption this year compared to last year. Around midday I listened to Zuma by Neil Young and Crazy Horse for the first time in ages. I’m pretty sure that this is the first NY album I bought, way back in the 70s. Along with On the Beach it remains my favourite music by him. Back in the late 1970s I sang with two friends who...
IF YOU TAKE MY ADVICE - I'D REPRESS THEM →
Bahrain, along with Syria, has become a symbol of the failure of the Arab Spring to deliver real democracy and freedom across the Arab world. The media in Britain portray a rigid, oppressive almost feudal elite who are stubbornly holding out against the inevitable wave of modern freedoms and political justice. But what is hardly ever mentioned in the press and TV reports is that this very system...