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Rupert Hine’s Wife Shares Unreleased Track To Commemorate Her Husband

Rupert Hine died a year ago today and his wife had shared a link in the comments here to a page on the Rupert Hine website where she had posted an unreleased song for limited period of download, but I … Continue reading

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Martyn Ware’s “Electronically Yours” Refreshes The Parts Where Other Podcasts Can’t Reach

Let me preface this by saying that I’m not really a podcast guy. I’m much more interested in listening to music. Podcasts are sort of like TV in that they are a form of entertainment or information that prevent the … Continue reading

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Classic Cowboys International Singles Coming To Your Ears This Friday, Immaterially

I received a note yesterday from Pnuma Recordings; the face of Post-Punk and post-Post-Punk musician [?] Ken Lockie, alerting me to the fact that the classic four Cowboys International singles with full A/B sides were being released by UMG on … Continue reading

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Just A Friendly Reminder: Shriekback’s Album 16 Crowdfund Is In It’s Last Week With £3K Left To Go

No time for a full blog today, sadly. But don’t cry, little ones! There’s barely time to remind you that Shriekback’s ongoing crowdfunding campaign for their 16th album had amassed over £27K by last Sunday, leaving them tantalizingly close to … Continue reading

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Nick Cave + The Bad Seeds Trying A Crowfunder Lottery To Aid Their Crew

I just got the email from the Nick Cave mailing list the other day but since February 18th, The Bad Seeds have been hosting a crowdfunding event for the benefit of their inactive road crew. Lots of bands are helping … Continue reading

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Ryuichi Sakamoto Faces Second Cancer Diagnosis

Terrible news today. I had gotten an email from commenter Tim on the subject of Ryuichi Sakamoto’s 68th birthday on Sunday the 17th. As we’d just posted recently on the “Bamboo Houses”/”Bamboo Music” CD3, I demurred on a congratulatory post … Continue reading

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2020 – The Year In Buying Music [part 2]

[…continued from last post] So the painful reality of things is that last year was my least efficient year since maintaining records again from 2011. I spent about 75% of my largest outlay for a middling amount of titles. the … Continue reading

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