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Meet Nana Mizuki

Got to love Japan. Stumbled across a disco type song called “Super-Man” by Nana Mizuki that was quite enjoyable to listen to (super nice video too). 40 more words

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Staying power of the LPs

I like the logo of Japanese magazine Mono, it reminds me of Creem. In any case, for lovers of classic LPs this looks like a great read. 14 more words

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Scootering with the stars

Is that… Blondie? I think it is. UK publication Scootering (May 2017).

Nice cover.

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The good things in life

This looks like a good read. German publication Good Times Kult! (issue) 2 2017. I love nostalgia publications and this one is probably excellent (same publisher as the Good Times magazine obviously, and that one is awesome).

Nice cover.

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Heavenly cover

Agnetha Fältskog did sing the part of Mary Magdalene in the Swedish stage production of “Jesus Christ Superstar”. This was when ABBA started out. She did release a single with a couple of tracks in 1972 and it has to be said that she did a stunning job. 16 more words

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Spot the girls that became Babymetal

Here we have a bit of a Collectors Item, the Sakura Gakuin 2010 “Message” CD that was released in Japan in early 2011. One of the songs on this album was “Oki Doki Morning” by Babymetal. 56 more words

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An inspiring defence of the teaching of Western classical music and musical literacy

In the wake of the huge response to the article on music notation and literacy by Charlotte C. Gill in The Guardian, and encountering a certain amount of qualified support for her position amongst some academics who are more broadly antipathetic towards a Western classical tradition or at least a central place for it in Western music curricula, I recently read the following inspiring passage from an essay by Estelle R. 843 more words

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