Yearly Archives: 2009

Would you like to be wooed like that?

Seems like yesterday I held my panasonic boom box (with double cassette decks) up to my parents old stereo speakers to record Destroyer by the Kinks onto cassette. In the 80s, trips to NYC always meant a stop at Tower

Posted in Music, New Media

iPhone pics

Amazes me the pics an iPhone can take… Listening to All Things Considered tonight (on my iPhone while walking the dog), I heard Melissa Block interview cinematographer Roger Deakins.  I can’t remember where I heard this…but somewhere in the piece

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Reading the paper…

Don’t know if you have seen this week’s NY Times article on the decline of U.S. newspaper circulation. It outlines some grim-looking numbers: – newspaper circulation is down 10% from last year – Only 44 million papers are being sold

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A song worth knowing

I Am Kloot is a band I can’t get out of my head.  This song is stripped-down, eerie -full of longing. Gorgeous.

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Posted in Music, Music Monday

3 Songs

3 songs I heard on Pandora this morning and what came into my head: I Will Follow – U2 I’ve always loved the energy and garage-band aesthetic in this song, the second single released by the band from their debut

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China Girl and walking Miles

So, Iggy Pop and David Bowie were in Berlin together, “trying to be good”.  Apparently, (according to Bowie), they had been bad.  One morning, they had coffee together and Iggy told David about a punk party he’d gone to the

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Because of Twitter

One of three things that caught my attention on my Twitter feed this morning: A BBC story on how smart phones are poised to take advantage of the public’s “insatiable appetite” for social media.  This piqued my interest because yesterday

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