Category Archives: Music

Video clips or links to an artist

Music from Past Decades

As boomer we were blessed with one of the most creative periods in music. Especially in the pop/rock genre, along with personally being able to hear some of the greatest bands in musical history live. So it’s a high bar … Continue reading

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Improvisation for one

While Australia might have Tash Sultana as the ultimate one person band who originated from street busking. This guy is America’s equivalent, a talented musician who mixes modern day with older style music. How people walk by while playing this … Continue reading

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Something a little different

When I first saw Interstellar in the cinema I was somewhat disappointed. Mainly due to high expectations from an acclaimed director Christopher Nolan and being interested in all things space related I felt the story-line could have been better. Then … Continue reading

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Music in Isolation

On the lighter side of isolation, here is an old song by Curt Smith from the 80’s group Tears for Fears. He is seen here singing with his daughter Diva during covid lockdown. The song title is called Mad World. … Continue reading

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Automatica

This is music video clip I like from Nigel Stanford a New Zealand composer, who mixes science with techno style music. Not to everyone’s taste but I think it’s very clever, not unlike the marble machine guy. I know a … Continue reading

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Wintergatan

This is group from Sweden called Wintergatan (translated to English as MilkyWay) that I stumbled upon in YouTube and they made me smile straight away. A purely instrumental group lead by a very likeable guy named Martin who has to … Continue reading

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Tash Sultana

Tash Sultana is an artist I came across only a short while ago and her music appealed to me straight away. She is by no means conventional, a self taught musician who earned her stripes in the early days busking … Continue reading

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Cafe Del Mar chillout music

Regardless of how different the previous post is music wise. This is the music I listen to most of the time on those long road trips. It helps stem the road rage when those wannabe large SUV owners think they … Continue reading

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Lorde – Royals New Music

This is a teen from New Zealand who is only 16 so way beyond my vintage but this is an outstanding song from someone so young. Whether she will evolve into a polished adult performer or follow the destructive path … Continue reading

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Stairway to Heaven

Probably the most played song over the past 40 yrs and on a lot of people’s list ranked in the top ten rock songs of all time. However I was completely blown away when I heard this live performance, played … Continue reading

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