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Mark Knopfler Says Aging ‘Ain’t for Wimps’

by Dave Lifton March 29, 2015 5:03 PM

Many of the songs on Mark Knopfler‘s new album, Tracker, deal with older characters reflecting upon their past. 349 more words


Top Ten Mark Knopfler Songs

It doesn’t matter if it’s a Strat, a Les Paul, or his gorgeous Pensa-Suhr, Mark Knopfler’s impeccable tone is always there. It’s in his hands, like the man is carved out of rich, resonate mahogany. 358 more words



God damn this fucking shell of an existence; fucked fatal, morose times, jammed in a corner for life. Forever in a purgatory of malfeasance, rabid love for the pedestal, corruption, the currency of choice. 302 more words


Seen Alchemy Live a million times.

Car rides with my brother at 3am.

On par with The Eagles for technical execution when playing live.


Album Review: "Short Movie" by Laura Marling

By Helena Najm

If Once I Was an Eagle was a work that sprawled its wings out with grandeur, Short Movie reigns that eagle in and puts it under a microscope. 476 more words

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Iron Hand, by Dire Straits

with all the clarity of dream
the sky so blue, the grass so green
the rank and file and the navy blue
the deep and strong, the straight and true… 123 more words

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150 Years of Portobello and Golborne Road Market: Music and More

Portobello and Golborne Road Market turns 150 this year and each month a different theme of the market is being celebrated. Throughout April the focus will be on music and here’s a taste of what’s lined up: 269 more words