What exactly is music? It serves no evolutionary purpose and yet, as far as I can tell, it’s the most important thing there is. Music is drenched in an essence that can’t be explained with words. It suggests that there may just be more to this whole trip than the mere corporeal world. It maps out the geography of another dimension and serves as a reminder, while currently operating these atrophying temporary flesh avatars, of where we came from and to where we’ll return.
I love these thoughts from Kavus in Medical Grade Music.
Learning French online. All of the big online sites seem to have their lovers and haters so I just picked Babbel because the reviews for their basic French course were decent and the price was right. I’m ten days in and enjoying myself.
Reflections on ten tremendous years of Clay Pipe Music, with founder Frances Castle, through ten totemic releases.
Jake Thackray, Yorkshire’s own chansonnier, led a life that was almost as compelling as his songs, one rich with humour and sadness. Will Ainsley explains why he remains an original to this day