Posts Categorized: Music

The Jazz Programmer

It seems everyone these days wants to be famous. However the vast majority of them don't want to do the work required to be famous for anything worthwhile. They want to be famous for, well, being famous. They want to be rock stars. The programming world seems to have been taken over by this attitude,…

Pachelbel must die

You know what, I completely agree with this guy: Rob Paravonian cuts to the heart of the Canon in D I remember the days of struggling to school with a trombone case only slightly smaller than a coffin at the end of my trembling arm. Whereas the violin players got to pretend they were in…

Review: Radiohead – In Rainbows (Part 2)

Radiohead - In Rainbows A few days ago I wrote a review of Radiohead's new album In Rainbows. Since then I've listened to it at least half a dozen times, and much though it pains me to say it: I was wrong. This is a great album; a soothing, joyous, mellow-tinged collection of wondrousness. I'd…

Review: Radiohead – In Rainbows

Radiohead - In Rainbows Update: I've written a second review here that makes much of what I've written below null and void. The latest album from legendary group (I would say "rock group" but they go way beyond mere rock) Radiohead has been released in MP3 download today. I'll come on to the why's and…

Round-up of the week

That sounds like I'm going to report on some successful cattle handling, doesn't it? Sorry to disappoint you, it's nothing so exotic. This week has been a tough one. I'd rather not go into details (yes, all the problems were technological, and yes, they were my fault) but suffice to say I'd rather not have…