Personal Top 30 – part 4

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 15. Wayward and Weary - Tift Merritt. This is one I keep coming back to. It’s already one of my Top 25 most played tracks in iTunes. It’s a 2008 single and is by now quite an obscure one in Tift Merritt’s back catalogue. I can picture her on … Continue reading Personal Top 30 – part 4

Woodstock taking

I watched the director’s cut of the Woodstock movie this weekend. It was, I would say, moderately entertaining, although there was not really enough of what you’d call the best music, and way too much of stuff that wasn’t very good to start with, and which has dated badly. Jefferson Airplane, I ask you. Not … Continue reading Woodstock taking

Leopards break into the temple: re-enacting The Last Waltz

Leoparden brechen in den Tempel ein und saufen die Opferkrüge leer; das wiederholt sich immer wieder; schließlich kann man es vorausberechnen, und es wird ein Teil der Zeremonie. Leopards break into the temple and drink all the sacrificial vessels dry; it keeps happening; in the end, it can be calculated in advance and is incorporated … Continue reading Leopards break into the temple: re-enacting The Last Waltz

Jason Isbell and Tift Merritt, Birmingham Symphony Hall, 31st October 2017

https://youtu.be/LHsh2bro4RM   I booked the tickets for this gig in a moment of passion for music, but as the date came closer I was filled with reluctance because it would be a school/work night, and I knew I'd be tired. Of course, I'm glad I went, although the traffic in Birmingham at arrival time was … Continue reading Jason Isbell and Tift Merritt, Birmingham Symphony Hall, 31st October 2017