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TIMBER TIMBRE - CURTAINS?!

SOUNDS LIKE: RICHARD HAWLEY PLAYING IN A FUNERAL PARLOUR

The opening chords of Curtains?! resonate a false sense of familiarity, like all good songs. The plonking bass line marches it towards the precipice, pushing haunting melody and unnerving chord progressions to a satisfying conclusion. 25 mots de plus

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"Goodbye to Love" (1972) by the Carpenters

On the surface, the Carpenters epitomize the nadir of middle-of-the-road 1970s AM pop. But « Goodbye to Love » is a great song.  Granted, a lot of my love for this song has to due with the very prominent fuzz guitar by Tony Peluso.   88 mots de plus

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The Freedom Principle: The art of jazz on display at the MCA

The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now. That’s the title of the new exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art. It’s a euphonious blend of the visual and the aural. 261 mots de plus

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JUST AN OBSERVATION

Just an Observation

With the Scottish summer stalled somewhere between late winter and early spring it was good to see a little bit of sunshine in the form of Mhairi Black’s maiden speech as MP on Tuesday this week. 694 mots de plus

JUST AN OBSERVATION

NEWS: NICK CAVE'S SON DIES AFTER FALLING OFF CLIFF

(Over the last several years I have been trying and trying to get behind the music of Nick Cave.  My wife absolutely loves his music and plays it all the time, and I should dig it as well.   655 mots de plus

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