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New York, March 2014

Back in 2014, a few months before the arrival of my first child, I took a business trip to New York. Along with the usual laptop and suits, I took my trusty Olympus OM10 and a few rolls of Ilford HP5. The weekends bookending the trip were spent walking the streets of Manhattan and Brooklyn, […]

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Back to Discs Music New Music

Garden State OST

I’m sure any music snob will remind me, soundtracks aren’t proper albums. Apparently they succeed on false merits: would you still love the music so much without the memory of the story it accompanied? Who cares?!  I long ago decided against forcing myself to listen to music objectively and I’m happier than ever listening to […]

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Music

Speaking of Linkin Park

I do love this track.  It’s just so damned effective…

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Music

Song Structure

Here’s a very interesting article from Hometracked regarding the structure of [lastfm:Linkin Park]’s songs. A simple analysis does indeed indicate what I might call a ‘consistent’ approach to production… All Linkin Park songs look the same

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New Music

Jay Electronica

http://www.last.fm/music/Jay+Electronica/_/Act+1:+Eternal+Sunshine+(the+pledge)?autostart I’m loving this.  Jay is in the process of being corrupted by E. Badu, but it’s no reason to hate on him (until he turns to Kanye for beats – Common, some advice, Dilla, Poyser, ?uest, they helped you find forever long before Kanye turned up…)

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New Music Personal

New hardware – eeepc

I write sated, after another successful Sunday roast. Itunes is making it’s way through a playlist of Christmas classics, and I feel rather at peace with the world. It has been so long since I have thought to write on this site, and now I have my new ultra mobile laptop, it just seems like […]