Tag Archives: Harold Budd

Record Store Day 2021 – Drop 2: “They Keep Pulling Me Back In!”

We have looked askance at the feeding frenzy by design which was the thrust of RSD by a few years after its origins. For me, most everything I wanted was in the UK edition in any case, so it was … Continue reading

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Harold Budd: 1936 – 2020

I received terrible news last night as I was reading The Guardian after dinner. The incomparable Harold Budd had died at the age of 84. Worse, as details filtered out this was another covid-19 related music death. Word came from … Continue reading

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Big Ears Roundup [part 7]

[…continued from last post] Harold Budd + Friends: As Long As I Can Hold My Breath After we stumbled out of the Tennessee Theatre following the amazing performance by Nik Bartsch’s RONIN, we were dehydrated and hungry. It was time … Continue reading

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Big Ears Roundup [part 4]

[…continued from last post] This Is Not This Heat After the Carle Bley Trio performance it was time for dinner. We went to Tomato Head, a pizzeria we had liked on earlier visits. As we walked across Market Square in … Continue reading

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Big Ears Roundup [part 2]

Day 2 – March 22nd, 2019 […continued from last post] Rafiq Bhatia I started the morning with Rafiq Bhatia at 12:30 but the guitarist was at The Standard and the next show was Joep Beving at the Museum of Art … Continue reading

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Big Ears Countdown: 24 Hours

So yesterday we shared our picks for the first half of the Big Ears Festival. It was pretty hectic with as many as 20 events vying for our attention. The next two days of the festival are less jam-packed for … Continue reading

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Big Ears Countdown: 48 Hours

This week is only the second time I’ve attended a full festival. Usually we lick the one day when we have to attend and that’s it, but this year Big Ears has a Harold Budd residency, so all that went … Continue reading

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