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Interactive Workshop on Musical Denazification and the Cold War at LSE Conference, March 28, 2017

On March 28th, 2017, 11:40-13:10 I will be giving a workshop on ‘Music, Identity and Nationalism with Reference to the Third Reich and early Cold War Period’, at the ASEN Conference on Anthony D. 656 more words


Acoustics, concert programming, and the "new band-y"

In hearing nine concerts in the Kaufmann Center’s Helzberg Hall during a period of four days, I began to perceive (I’m stopping short of “concluding”) that wind bands play too much loud music too often, especially when they are trying to impress more than their normal audiences.  930 more words

Music (general)

Windows 2017

More information on the reissue of Jon Lord´s “Windows” in late April. earMusic/Edel has gone for a new cover. It is similar but still different. I don´t know how I feel about changing covers? 103 more words

Classic Rock

Rock 'N' Roll Legend Chuck Berry Dead at 90

March 19, 2017

Rock ‘N’ Roll Legend Chuck Berry Dead at 90

The Iconic Chuck Berry dead at 90. RIP and thanks for the memories, my soul brother Chuck.–Din Merican… 218 more words


Chuck Berry is gone

Sad to hear that Chuck Berry has passed away (at 90). He was a true pioneer and it is safe to say that he was an inspiration to everything that followed, from The Beatles and the Rolling Stones, to Deep Purple and AC/DC. 21 more words


Music For Tough Guys

Added this three CD box to the old collection recently. It sports 60 tracks with predominantly Italian artists, plus scores from films like “The Godfather”, “The Untouchables” and “Once Upon A Time In America”. 15 more words


Purple reissues

Jon Lord´s “Windows” and Deep Purple´s “Machine Head” are both reissued in Jewelcase format on March 31. I stumbled across this fact over at the UK EMP store but it should be Europe at the very least. 13 more words