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Radiohead on 8 bit and other bits

image link Not long ago, younger son asked me if I had heard any of Radiohead's music on 8 bit.  First I had to ask him what 8 bit was.  He said it is the electronic generated music that is often heard in videogames.  I told him no, but then I went out to youtube… Continue reading Radiohead on 8 bit and other bits

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Renaissance — A Trip to the Fair

image link I had to take a work day trip to near Detroit yesterday.  While driving I passed through/near two big college towns, Lansing (Michigan State U) and Ann Arbor (U of Michigan), which means college radio stations.  Yes!  Somewhere along the way yesterday, while channel surfing, I heard familiar piano chords.  Despite it being… Continue reading Renaissance — A Trip to the Fair

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Cosmic Music

image link Cerebral Grooves, niches, Spaces; the arena for Synaptic sparking of axons and dendrites into threads Called memories. Consider: Each electric thread Twangs distinctly. Visual Aural Gustatory Somatosensational Olfactory Sixth sensual, And many other* Aspects; Yet together, The threads Build a tone, unique In time And space. Repetition in other Times and spaces Build… Continue reading Cosmic Music

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Musician of the Day — Steve Earle

image link I first "met" Steve when I bought one of his CDs at a yard sale for 25c.  I'd never heard of him before but his name as well as the title had a twanginess to them that had me hoping it would be old school country.  The investment was a quarter.  The CD… Continue reading Musician of the Day — Steve Earle

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Offa Rex

The following is a blog post I'm sharing from another person (please see link at the bottom of the post.) I was blessed enough to buy this LP (and MP3) and have been listening to it steadily ever since. The voices, the melodies, the instruments, the lyrics, every bit is exquisite. Go out to youtube… Continue reading Offa Rex

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Hold Your Head Up

For some reason this song popped into my head this morning.  I love the throbbing beat of it, the vocals, and the groovy keyboard work.  That said, I have no context for this hit, which compelled me to look further.  Here you go, this is what I found.  In case you don’t know the song… Continue reading Hold Your Head Up

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Gentle on my mind

The first time hearing Glen Campbell was on an album, I believe, Gentle on My Mind.  My mom belonged to a record club and this one was one of many old style country (back then it was modern country) LPs in her collection.  I listened to this album over and over again, visualizing the open… Continue reading Gentle on my mind