I have the great pleasure of knowing the band members in the mid 1970s, visiting Newcastle for concerts and pubs. I subsequently chose the city for my undergraduate studies 1976-1980. I still have all of their albums through to 1992. Alan Hull was a genius songwriter. https://draperonfilm.com/2018/06/28/lindisfarnes-rod-clements/
https://study.com/academy/lesson/what-is-celtic-music-types-history.html Some recent additions to my collection …..
Tom Curren is a man of music, but he started out as a surfing champion. https://mpora.com/action/surfing/ultimate-renegades-tom-curren-strange-story-greatest-surf-photo-ever/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Curren http://americansongwriter.com/2013/04/tom-curren/ https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/surf-champion-tom-curren-rides-west-coast-folk-on-in-plain-view-20130402 His 2003 album is my first encounter with his music. It won’t be the last. Now, if only I could find his instrumental jazz album.
Enter the realm of mint condition, sealed, rare & collectable records …. http://991.com/Features/Audiophile.aspx
They’re not as efficient as switch-mode, and are bigger and cost more – so, why bother with LPS? https://audiobacon.net/2018/06/29/linear-power-supplies-for-audiophiles-getting-closer-to-live/
In 2014, Dallas Green and Alecia Moore collaborated to record a folk album rose ave. It was a best-seller in Canada and the USA. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You%2BMe https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rose_ave. On sale at $10, I bought it for my collection. Bargain! It was actually charged at 50c. Who could resist?
I bought this album way back in the early days of my music collecting – the sleeve caught may attention. Years later, and I’ve played it many times, it’s become collectable and valued at $200. Great songs and Robert Brady’s voice. The back story on why they didn’t last long is very moving (pun intended). […]
I’m listing all my records on a Google Sheets spreadsheet. Why? It’s private I’m reviewing my collection and finding some interesting records De-duplication Checking condition and value (Discogs) Ordering strictly alphabetically by name for the first time in 40+ years! Sub-ordering chronologically by year of release Creating a checklist for digging expeditions, to find better […]
The relation of music and mathematics isn’t as odd as it first seems to be ….. https://newrepublic.com/article/149254/can-measure-good-song-is?curator=MediaREDEF
This 1988 album has four appealing features: Phil Keaggy is a marvelous guitarist The cover reproduces an early Beatles design Sunday’s Child is a John Martyn song title, and … “This record was recorded with the greatest care on original Vox and Fender amplifiers matched with the original stock vintage 50s and 60s guitars as […]
Pop in decline, and rock once more in ascent? My taste shifted towards blues and jazz/rock/fusion some time ago. At 62 years old, I’m not in the “target audience” for pop. And for that, I’m grateful. https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2018/06/2018-year-the-pop-star-died
Here’s the final part of my round-up of some Raspberry Pi and similar options for digital audio …. http://www.tnt-audio.com/sorgenti/ethernet_audio3_e.html