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Any fans of The Wire?

Here’s the original song of the opening credits

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Chicago Diarist: Nowhere to Lay His Head

(I wrote this in June 2010)

The storms on Wednesday night were very intense out here. We lost power before 6 p.m. After the cell passed, we called ComEd for an estimate of its return. 750 more words


Hurray For The Riff Raff - The Crescent, York - Tuesday 15th August

Having really loved Hurray For The Riff Raff‘s album ‘The Navigator’ on first hearing it earlier this year I was hoping to get the chance to see them live. 341 more words


Playlist for May 16, 2016

Featuring music from both Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese films, Stranger Than Paradise, and ending the set off with a great Malcolm X tribute courtesy of Kamasi Washington. 245 more words

Film Music

No 583 Motel Chronicles & Hawk Moon by Sam Shepard

What is it I want to make something of? A collection of sound’

Motel Chronicles

Motel Chronicles and Hawk Moon doesn’t appear on this year’s 20 Book of Summer list, but it was on my list in 2014!

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F.I.L.M. of the Week (August 10, 2017)

Adaptation” it most certainly is not, but Martin McDonagh’s “Seven Psychopaths” makes for a most entertaining meta-movie. This specific genre derives its pleasures by baking the creation of the movie into the very fabric of the story itself; the fact that everything was narrativized is not merely a fact slapped on at the conclusion. 317 more words

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