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Lou Reed coming to Ljubljana

The rock and roll animal himself is coming to play a gig on 13 March at the Tivoli in Ljubljana. This is part of a month long Euro tour that starts at the Winter Olympics in Turin. More details at LouReed.com. I’ve never seen him live, so this is the perfect opportunity. I can’t convince […]

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500 Greatest Albums

Everyone would have their own list of course, but for Rolling Stone’s take on it, go to: http://www.rollingstone.com/500albums Whether you like Flash or not, it is presented in an excellent Flash application. The navigation system is very simple yet very useful. If you have a bit of time, I recommend browsing my rank, choosing the […]

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R.E.M. Tour Wrap-up

R.E.M. finished up their world tour in Hyde Park, London, 6 days ago. This final show was postponed a week because of the terrorist attacks in London. I’ve been following the tour, reading reviews as they went along, and by all accounts they were in fine form all the way through. They certainly were when […]

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Slave to the Rhythm

I’ve been a huge fan of Soundgarden for a long time. They quit when they were ahead in 1997 and their lead singer Chris Cornell released a superb solo album ‘Euphoria Morning‘ in 1999. When Chris hooked up with former members of Rage Against the Machine in 2001, I wasn’t paying much attention and didn’t […]

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Online Music Services

I can’t find the right fit: Yahoo Music – Seems good, great music selection, but the client won’t work for me when I try to download a song. Support is slow, if at all. iTunes – Too Mac/iPod oriented? Can’t use the music store in Slovenia. buy.com – “Due to licensing restrictions, BuyMusic at Buy.com […]

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They Might Be Giant Kids

Ever heard of They Might Be Giants? If not, go and check them out! They’ve got a reputation as being ‘intelligent’ musicians, whatever that means. Kind of sounds like a stigma, which is unfair because they make darn good music. I got turned on to them in the late 80′s, early 90′s when they were […]

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Jim as you have never seen him before

A film has been discovered of Jim Morrison as a student [News story] [Video]. It’s a short promotional clip for Florida State University, which he was attending at the time. It’s Jim like we are not used to seeing him, which is as Rock Singer, Sex Icon, Rebel, … I have to admit, I was […]

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