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28/08/2016 – Scott Walker-Third Tantrum (2016)

The Old Man’s Back Again…

‘The Childhood of a Leader’ is a film by debut film maker Brady Corbet. Loosley based on Jean-Paul Sartre’s short story of the same name and John Fowles novel The Magnus. 664 more words

Music

The Night Before

This is my somewhat surfy version of the Beatles’ “The Night Before”, which was featured in the movie “Help”. Since I couldn’t think of anything particularly relevant for the video part, I used some footage from the old 60’s Beatles cartoon show. 22 more words

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Michelle

This is my arrangement of the Beatles’ “Michelle” — another of those pretty, sort of sappy McCartney tunes.

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Day Tripper

Here is another Beatles tune. I think it’s a bit unusual given where their music was heading at the time. It’s basically just a guitar riff-driven rocker.

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retrospective thoughts on Andrew Wyeth

Ambiguity is  the preferred form of obeisance for secular worship.

I felt a very familiar strain of alienation recently while I watched Damien Hirst dodge and wince at questions about his spot paintings on the Charlie Rose show.  509 more words

I'll Follow the Sun

I am something of a sucker for the sappy, pretty Paul McCartney songs like this one (or like “I Will” form the White Album). It seemed a good choice for an arrangement.

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Yachts, flowers, icebreakers and Sibelius - that's just day 1 in Helsinki.

As if that wasn’t enough to fill the day, we also visited “The Church in the Rock” where the architectural beauty was matched by the joyfully peaceful atmosphere and wonderful acoustics inside. 29 more words

Alex And Janine