by Darren Clarke, November 30, 2021 We’re back to finish our look at the music, the events, the […]
ABBA. Supertramp. Carpenters.
Because life doesn’t always have to be so hard.
“For Dury, truths can be sometimes dark, sometimes tragic, sometimes humiliating but that’s no reason for everybody to be glum about it. Dury’s tra la la allegiance is clearly to the interplay of darkness and light, his music and lyrics consistently, playfully, deviating from each other in much the same way somebody long ago came up with the idea of whistling while passing a graveyard, of too wide smiles beneath eyes filled with sad resignation, of lilies on coffins.”
The latest 90 Minutes to Love Playlist features a band created at the last vinyl pressing plant in Australia- Corduroy Records. The ramshackle nature of their original, post-work-Christmas-party jam defines the contagious charm, the live off the floor punk rock energy of the Eddy Current Suppression Ring.
“Every superhero deserves their own theme music. And if you’re inspired to be your own superhero, then I’d love to be your theme music.” Georgia Anne Muldrow is waiting to be the theme music for your best and happiest, self. You’d be crazy not to let her.
A beguiling Spotify playlist from Boards of Canada accompanied by a whimsical exploration of the link between their music and the National; Film Board’s catalogue of vintage vignettes.
Doiron’s music is a box of crayons when you are seven. It is the first time you had ice cream. It is a genuine smile from a stranger when you least expected it and most needed it.
by Darren Clarke, October 10, 2021 1984 and 1985 produced a bumper crop of epic albums like, This […]
by Darren Clarke, October 3, 2021 We finish off the year 1985 talking about topics like the ongoing […]
That’s where I’m headed- From the impasse, into the forest, the ocean, the stars. The voyage done as nakedly as possible- wholly unarmed and not just void of a destination, resistant of one.