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 Lee Adcock

Athens Popfest 2016, Day 1 – The Embrace

Athens Popfest 2016, Day 1 – The Embrace

John Ferguson (left) and Robert Schneider (right) serenade the crowd in Spaceflyte. The above screen grab and all videos shot by Jason Selpie. Wednesday, August 10, 2016 T-shirt for the day: Tunabunny tee circa Genius Fatigue, hot pink on lime green. Acquired after the first gig I ever saw in Athens. Symbolic, much? I can […]

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Where The Metaphor Fails | “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture”

Where The Metaphor Fails | “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture”

By Ms Tiarney Miekus Anyone who cites this off-quoted quip has probably received a negative review. As far as one-liners go, it’s as vapid and reductive as they get. Yet this morning it greeted my Facebook feed alongside a hastily photoshopped Warholesque photo of Elvis Costello. Poor Costello in October 1983 for Musician magazine: “Writing about […]

 Everett True

There is no such thing as good and bad music | Music played in week 1 of KMB003

There is no such thing as good and bad music | Music played in week 1 of KMB003

Music played in week 1 of KMB003. This was for the general introductory lecture + tutorial. Most of the quotes below are mine. Click on the song title for the link. 1. Destiny’s Child – Survivor (ft. Da Brat) Never even knew this song till I saw Beyoncé perform it last year, surrounded by clouds […]

 Everett True

Music for politicians (spot the odd one out)

I think if I was in a band and David Cameron said he liked my band’s music, I’d have a long hard look at my band’s music.

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Howard Monk | Things I am embarrassed about – Number one in a series

So you’ll have these obscure bands being lauded, and mortals like us trying to figure out just what it was that XXXX found in their music.

 Scott Creney

Everything Is Plastic – The Corrupting Ideal of Authenticity In Music

ALL music is fake. That’s why they call it a performance; that’s why they call it an act.

 Everett True

The Muppets cover ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’

And yes … fuck yes … I reckon Kurt would have approved. For sure.

 Everett True

three videos to start your day with

The “ow-ow” at 0.42 is out of this world.

 Brigette

Wild Flag – Wild Flag (Merge)

Wild Flag isn’t really a band, it’s just four All-Stars negotiating for their spot on the plate.

 Everett True

A day in music


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Seems to me I most listen to music most any hour, don’t matter day, don’t matter night.