Posts Tagged: 'music'

This Is Not My Beautiful House

I love this brilliant little sketch from my talented daughter, makes me smile every time I look at it.

Long Ambients1: Calm. Sleep. by Moby

I do love a bit of “ambient gubbins” as Mark and Lard used to call it. From Brian Eno to the Monument Valley soundtrack, ambient music is my soundtrack of choice for working, writing or just staring out of the window thinking. Over the years Moby has released some lovely ambient music, including ambient versions of his albums Wait Read the article…

The Death of the Music Video Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

I thought the art of the music video was a dying a slow death as whenever I skip through the music channels I see formulaic videos of scantily clad women, blinged up artistes and borrowed Bentleys. But this lunchtime I’ve stumbled across two fantastic videos which suggest the stories of video’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. The first Read the article…

Jamie T – Sheila

I heard this track on the radio this morning, and was reminded of the great video featuring the wonderful Bob Hoskins.

St Vincent End Credits – Bill Murray Sings Bob Dylan

I really enjoyed St Vincent, it came in under the radar and was a lovely surprise – so nice to see a film without preconceptions and expectations. Bill Murray is fabulous, right down to the end credits.

Brian Eno – John Peel Lecture

“Children learn through play. Adults learn through art.” I’ve just watched the 2015 John Peel Lecture given this year by Brian Eno, and it was the most thought provoking hour of television I can remember seeing in along time. A fascinating discussion of art, culture and humanity – Eno is clearly a deep thinker as Read the article…