Previously at A Year In The Country I have written about “glimpses of Albion in the overgrowth” – referring to times when mainstream television has explored, expressed and/or reflected a sense of the undercurrents or flipsides of rural, pastoral and folk culture, its layered, sometimes semi-hidden tales and histories (something I have also referred to as a …
Great voice acting can elevate the game it's in to new heights. This is a lesson that has been learned through and through in the games industry, and it's a lesson Blizzard has clearly learned.
I think Blizzard has taken voice work and music to new heights of excellence this time.
- The latest edition of the Yes Music Podcast is all about the 50th anniversary fan convention in London which I would have loved to attend.
- I got around to watching The Grand Budapest Hotel at last. I loved it but think further viewings will make me love it even more.
- Watched the DVD of Steven Wilson’s Get All You Deserve live album. It reminded me of just how dark the songs on Grace For Drowning were.
“The death of Phil Miller announced yesterday evening robs progressive music of one of its most distinctive voices. The guitarist, whose work with a string of bands that included Delivery, Matching Mole, Hatfield And The North, National Health and his own outfit, In Cahoots, came to define the Canterbury scene.”
Thanks for all of the wonderful music.
Very good explanation of why Facebook algorithms don’t work in your interest and why I rarely post there anymore.
Word Of Mouth – Cucks, snowflakes and virtue signalling: the new US political lexicon. Excellent edition of the BBC Radio 4 show about language.