Tag Archives: Music

The Sunday Mixtape: Upbeat Downbeat

My cop-out of the week is here, in all its resplendent glory, allowing me a bit of a break from draining my creative juices from the great big grey sponge that is my brain. Something like that, anyway. This week, … Continue reading

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Music to Watch Roads By

This is a piece I was asked to do for my creative writing seminar this week, but it’s very autobiographical, so I think it would class as an introspective piece here. To be honest, I should probably have just posted … Continue reading

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A Musical Manifesto

Someone (I can’t remember who, and I can’t be bothered to look it up), once said ‘A life without music is a life not worth living.’ I disagree. I believe that a life without music doesn’t exist. It’s just a … Continue reading

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Thoughts: The Fantastic Plastic Machine – Fantastic Plastic Machine

On the urgings of a friend I’ve been having a look at Fantastic Plastic Machine, the stage name of Japanese DJ Tomoyuki Tanaka. With it’s odd mix of bossa nova, lounge music and sampling, there is something wonderful about it, … Continue reading

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Thoughts: Ben and Bruno – 100 Grim Reapers

I’m not sure how often I’m going to be doing this, but I suspect it’ll happen when I find an album I like enough to write a few hundred words about. Lo and behold, this has happened, with Ben and … Continue reading

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