A bit of Monday morning lockdown music history.
Fear of Music, the third album by Talking Heads, begins at maximum velocity and minimum warmth. Congas, funk guitar, chirping synths: Everything is in motion, and yet curiously, nothing seems to be moving. A guitar figure like a crying baby keeps tripping the song’s downbeat, and in the closing seconds, a phased guitar line comes in played by Robert Fripp,…Details
One of the joys if you can call it that of being quarantined are long sessions in the gym at home and the rediscovered joy of actually listening to an entire album as opposed to jumping from song to song. Whilst clanging and banging yesterday I dropped Springsteen’s 1975 (fark that long ago) classic album…Details
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PS I don’t understand a word but I don’t think that matters
Another chance to listen to the comedian, Ricky Gervais speaking to Kirsty Young in 2007. In just twelve episodes, his show The Office changed the face of British television comedy. At its centre was the comic monster, David Brent, a middle-manager being filmed for a mock-documentary who saw the ever-present cameras as his route to…Details