Liked Detectorists, Layered Timeslips, Albion in the Overgrowth, The Unthanks and Secrets Never Told: Wanderings, Explorations and Signposts 32/52 - A Year In The Country (A Year In The Country)
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 …
Liked A Guide to Micro.blog For People Who Have A Love/Hate Relationship With Twitter (macgenie.micro.blog)
TL;DR You don’t have to choose between the platforms, but here are some of the ways that they are different. You don’t have to leave Twitter, but there is a ...

Micro.blog is such a nicer place to be. You don’t have to worry about adverts, messed up timelines, or the feeling that everything you do is being data-mined and sold on to dodgy companies.

Liked IndieAuth for WordPress by David ShanskeDavid Shanske (David Shanske)
Part of my own project for this week, while taking off for the holiday, was to complete work on an Indieauth endpoint for WordPress. IndieAuth is layer on top of OAuth 2.0, a standard that grants websites or applications access to their information on other websites but without providing passwords. ...
Liked Prog 2017: The Year In Review by Scot Lade (The Fire Note)
More than just a relic of a by-gone era, progressive rock is an underground cottage industry today. Self-released albums, independent labels, small venues, themed Caribbean cruises, but no radio play – it’s all about the music, all about the art. Very few of the artists on this list can “do” music full-time. There’s just not enough money in it. Although this is a travesty, it is also a blessing. These bands have not sold their souls for fame or fortune. Why bother? It wouldn’t do any good. Might as well write and record the best, most interesting music you can. That is reward enough.