Spotify: How do you make it work

If you're like me, you've been hearing everything and the opposite about Spotify. In particular, the very low per-stream payments but also very bullish...

Kanye West vs Gene Vincent

  Lyrical mash-up of “Lift Yourself” and “Be-Bop-A-Lula” People have been asking what is happening to Kanye West. Seriously. Are the lyrics for “Lift...
Irish band The Academic

The Academic create the ultimate loop on Facebook

Irish Band uses live delay to create layered version of song There are Facebook Live transmissions, then there is this. Young Irish band The...
John Lennon graffiti Prague

Brexit: the John Lennon connection

Iconic song “Imagine” gets quoted twice in the same day I was amused to see the exchange between the EU president Donald Tusk and...
Dana Winner Between Now and Tomorrow

Dana Winner lyrics to “If You Want to Know Me”

I’ve been going over lyrics I’ve done over the past years and noticed the lyrics to Dana Winner’s “If You Want to Know Me”...
Prince Buster RIP

RIP: Prince Buster

Prince Buster - Madness par LianeCarlton Prince buster: Madness, genius and business For many people about my age, Prince Buster was little more than...

Queen asks Trump to stop using their music – again

“We are the Champions” is not an endorsement of Trump Queen have again expressed their frustration that Donald Trump is using their 1977 single...
Knuts as David Bowie

The ultimate David Bowie tribute

david Bowie mash-up set to the silver screen Soulwax strike again. The Belgian DJ duo Soulwax, that also work as the DJ duo 2ManyDJs,...
To be Sung, Gertrude Stein

“To be Sung”: opera vs meaning

New version by Sjaron Minailo throws meaning out the window I was curious, very curious. The idea of creating an opera that willingly rejects...

Dance music all sounds the same

Sorry, I couldn’t resist it! To all serious music fans that think all dance/metal/country/whatever music sounds the same, I introduce you to The Lick...

RIP: Bob Crewe

Another incredible “man-behind-the-songs” died recently. After years of ill-health, veteran songwriter...
album cover "Music to Watch Birds By"