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Even busier…

September 29, 2007

Apologies again for the lack of posts around here, been another busy week. Put a tick against all of the usual excuses, new job training courses, spending time with people close to me etc, but another big event that has taken up a lot of my time has been preparation for the start of the […]

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Busy busy busy

September 21, 2007

Been a while since my last post, sorry. This has been for a few reasons, the primary one being a lot of work in getting ready to return to work, but also I’ve been writing a bit for elsewhere, listening to some great demos that have been sent for Cathnor consideration and starting silly arguments […]

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CD Reviews

Uncertain Times

September 11, 2007

Ryu Hankil, Jin Sangtae, Taku Unami, Mattin – 5 Modules III Manual I’m a little late to this extraordinary recording, having owned it a while but only just found the time to play it. However as Mattin’s partially incomprehensible sleeve notes suggest we all need to reclaim our own notion of time, this probably doesn’t […]

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Blasphemous Rumours

September 8, 2007

Recently at the I Hate Music forum there have been various discussions around the question of whether it matters or not to fully understand a musician/composer’s inspiration and intention for a piece of music to be able to enjoy it. Well after a short to and fro the obvious conclusion was reached by most parties […]

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Rattling my brain

September 8, 2007

Been a busy old week here bouncing about the country sorting out employment. I’ll be starting work again on the 1st October, though a few other options remain open, so you still have a few more weeks of me typing irrelevant drivel here on a more frequent basis… The slow posting is partly because I’ve […]

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CD Reviews

She wants the Young Americans…

September 2, 2007

 Dave Barnes, Graham Stephenson – S/t (Self released CDR) It’d probably really annoy these two musicians if I described this release as youthfully energetic, so I’ll avoid doing it, but there is a real spark in this music. Dave Barnes and Graham Stepehnson are two American musicians in the first half of their twenties […]

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