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Great dance scenes in films

Some memorable unexpected dance moments in film. 5. Forced dance in Beetlejuice (1988) As if dancing isn't already like being possessed. 4. Napoleon Dynamite charity dance (2004) A very funny film with a hilarious way of helping…

Green Blood

Aliens and space ships, love and humour, tragedy and the after world.... Great song, on loop all week >>   Green Blood by Sonny and the Sunsets   "Well, something happened..." "What's that, Sonny?" "I fell…
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Love, Prince

It was already over with my girlfriend when I went to see Prince live in concert in 1992 in Rotterdam. Not that she knew it already, I hadn't told her yet. This coincided with the looming termination of my physics study at uni and leaving the…

The Spirit of Bach

This is music. Glenn Gould Nina Simone

Helado Negro

The son of Ecuadorean immigrants, Helado Negro was born in South Florida in 1980. His childhood was suffused with tropicalheat, humidity, hurricanes, all refracted with the rich sounds and colors of the various Latin American cultures of southern…

David Bowie, Hero

Just as his latest and enigmatic brilliant video 'Lazarus' came out on his 69th birthday it turned out to be quite something else. Like as with many people David Bowie meant a lot to me. These are my personal highlights: A New Career…

Slavic Soul

One time on a visit to my father he got out this old record player from the attic and put on a 78 rpm (I believe he got from his father); a Sovjet-labelled record from the Fyodorov Sisters and it was as like a call from another world. There…
Stromae

Stromae

Stromae makes me very happy. This is why:     Irresistable tune   Love   Peace   Absent fathers   Men and women are not that different   Life as a game   The…

Seapony

This Seattle-based indie band is no more. Fortunately their dreamy music lives on. Here are some of my favorites:          

Kraftwerk

The true innovators. The favorite and the rare.                         …
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The Birth of Detroit Techno

Dancing to the first ever Detroit techno record, released in 1981, Sharevari by ANUMBEROFNAMES, at this show from the 80s called The Scene. The track is recently covered by the Detroit garage rock band The Dirtbombs, plugged by The Beastie…

Oi Va Voi - Live

Last weekend I went back to the UK and visited the Rhythms of the World Festival in Hitchin. One of the performing acts was Oi Va Voi from London. They are a great band I've been following for a while and had the luck to see them live from up…