Music

Jimmy Zhivago, In Memoriam

Some of my happiest moments of the past five or six years involve recording with Jimi at The Maid’s Room or at Forrest Sound in Long Island City, and we’d sit across from each other, I’d play the outline of a song, I’d fingerpick a pattern, and he’d weave his way around it, teasing the chords, circling them, waiting for a place to land, and then maybe opening up a chord until it gave up all its secrets and rolled over, maybe it was a passing chord from REVOLVER or RUBBER SOUL, or maybe it came out of a vague memory of bossa nova, and it hung in the air like the end of a journey, like a stamp on a letter, ready to mail, a suspended ninth, augmented and straddling the major and the minor, the sun and the sunset, the last rays of light and the first hope of dawn, all in that chord, those notes you expected, those notes you’d never expect, not here, not now, as if a blues had just discovered Stravinsky or Stravinsky had gotten lost on a downtown train and decided to stop for a beer, and I’d have to stop a moment and shake my head, “Man, that’s so beautiful!” “What? You think I’m beautiful?” “That chord. It’s just gorgeous.” “What? You think I’m gorgeous?” And so on. And so on.

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January Jukebox

  Colorado Musicians and Bands   Selected by Fred Roberts Music Editor Category: Rocky Mountain weather Song Title: Cyclone Artist: Fabulous Cyclones Year: 1960 Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6h71bsITpnU   Category: Colors of Colorado Song Title:...

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Christmassy Playlist 2018/Music

  A World of  Christmas Music (that's not all sleigh bells)     by Fred Roberts Music Editor Category: Angsty Christmas cheer Song Title: Cindy Wants to Cry Artist: Gary Wilson Year: 2016 Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zID8H6fOS0 Category: Winter...

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Round and about Europe

  Fred's Top 10 Playlist for November   by Fred Roberts Music Editor   Category: Fabulous France Song Title: No Lights Outside Artist: Heretic Dreams Year: 1985 Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9peJCpsSgAw Category: Delicious Denmark Song Title:...

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Another Round of Hamburg / Playlist

by Fred Roberts Music Editor   Category: The Non Plus Ultra of Sultry Song Title: Aus Gold modelliert die Nacht Artist: Mariola Brillowska & Felix Kubin Year: 2018 Link: https://vimeo.com/269083198 Category: Dadaistic Noise Orchestras Song Title: Krone aus...

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Tom Zatar Kay/Holy Shit: A 3-hour Poem

ZATARS-COMPUTER-VOICE-3-AND-A-HALF-HOUR-POEM "Holy Shit" Metaphysical Poetry Readings prose monologues euphony BOOMING onomatopoeia Computer Oral Art. Excerpted from the book "Holy Shit" By Tom ZataR Kay. "Human Robot Poetry" When my words are spoken by a computer...

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Cyrillic Summer/Fred’s Playlist

    NO COLLUSION by Fred Roberts Music Editor   Category: Bulgaria Song Title: Къщата на изгряващото слънце (House of the Rising Sun) Artist: Емил Димитров (Emil Dimitrov) Year: 1964 Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnMbItLSxTY Category: Yugoslavia...

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Aleksi Glick/Interview

    Snack Cat: Jazz you like it A musical collective    An e-interview with Aleksi Glick by Mike Foldes Ragazine: Who are members of the collective? Glick: Below are the members of Snack Cat with the instrument they play. Aleksi Glick- lead guitar/...

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