15 Albums

From , on Facebook: The rules: Don’t take too long to think about it. Fifteen albums you’ve heard that will always stick with you. List the first fifteen you can recall in no more than fifteen minutes. Tag fifteen friends, including me, because I’m interested in seeing what albums my friends choose. (To do this, go to your Notes tab on your profile page, paste rules in a new note, cast your fifteen picks, and tag people in the note– upper righthand side.) AMENDMENT TO THE RULES – DON’T SELF CENSOR, BE HONEST – WRITE ONE SENTENCE TO EXPLAIN WHY… Read More »15 Albums

Charms to soothe the savage breast

The is running around naked after his bath. I’m playing him some music to dance to. On the grounds that he likes the KLF remixes of the Doctor Who theme, I played him some Vangelis, and then some Jean Michel Jarre. He’s now running around wrapped in bubble wrap shouting “like a robot!”

Tagged by (YA music meme)

List your six current favorite songs and then pick six people who have to do the same. Always going to be a bit tricky. These are my six favourite songs as of lunchtime today. The list will have changed by the end of lunchtime. Johann Sebastian Bach, C-minor Fugue from Book One of the Well-Tempered Clavier (BWV847). The Bach that I’m most likely to whistle in the shower, closely followed by Variation 10 from the Goldberg Variations and the D-major Prelude fom Book One. The Troubadours of King Baudouin, Sanctus from the Missa Luba. A glorious movement from a beautiful… Read More »Tagged by (YA music meme)

Livejournal made me do it!

From the discussion following ‘s poll, I have learned the following: Britannia Hospital is now available on DVD The soundtrack for O Lucky Man! is available on CD The Missa Luba (a mass sung in pure congolese style), sung by the Troubadours of King Baudouin and directed by Father Guido Haazen, has been reissued by Decca/Phillips (admittedly without the congolese folk songs on the A-side) Channel 4 have put many of the short films they’ve funded on their website, including the William Gibson adaptation Tomorrow Calling (with Toyah Wilcox and Don Henderson) Fortunately, only three out of these four cost… Read More »Livejournal made me do it!