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Book Week – Bettye Kronstad: Perfect Day; An Intimate Portrait Of Life With Lou Reed

I don’t plan on buying very many books these days. A far cry from my childhood when my mom used to complain that I spent any money she gave me on books instead of other, lesser things! Once, she gave … Continue reading

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Faust Were My Kind Of Bargain At Big Ears

As The Big Ears Festival approached like a speeding train in my consciousness while occupied by other things, I was happy to see that a month or so out, changes had been made to free up some of the early … Continue reading

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Lou Reed: 1942-2013

Just last week I was out of town, and rescheduled another look at the three singles that changed my life. Number one was appropriately enough by Lou Reed; without whom, most of what I enjoy in music might not even … Continue reading

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REDUX: Three Seminal Singles – Number 1

September 29, 2010 I grew up listening to Top 40 radio on the AM band as a child. I was given a transistor radio and discovered Los Angeles’ KHJ [“Boss Radio”] sometime during the summer of 1970 while I was … Continue reading

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David Byrne, Meet Peter Gabriel. Peter Gabriel, Meet David Byrne.

Various: …And I’ll Scratch Yours UK CD [2013] David Byrne – I Don’t Remember Bon Iver – Come Talk to Me Regina Spektor – Blood Of Eden Stephin Merritt – Not One Of Us Joseph Arthur – Shock the Monkey … Continue reading

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Song Of The Day: The Velvet Underground – What Goes On

Today I have a track that lodged itself in my brain and I have to listen incessantly to it. It’s not Post-Punk, but is certainly proto Post-Punk. I was listening to my VU boxed set “Peel Slowly And See” and … Continue reading

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Three Seminal Singles: Number 1

I grew up listening to Top 40 radio on the AM band as a child. I was given a transistor radio and discovered Los Angeles’ KHJ [“Boss Radio”] sometime during the summer of 1970 while I was in 2nd grade … Continue reading

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