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Category Archives: Music
Thank God for playlists, offering me (and the rest of us) some kind of brilliance at least every so often. This soul god hails from Iceland, and he makes me very happy. (this post goes out one day late, but … Continue reading
There is a kind of music that has been with me for more than three decades and that I always turn to from whatever fad I’ve been into at any time. I’ve heard it in several regenerations, from The Stranglers, … Continue reading
If you’ve been following this blog for longer, you’ll have noticed that I’ve been floundering for a couple of years now. I guess part of hitting middle age is you start questioning the things you’ve been investing time in, and … Continue reading
I’ve just finished reading Phonogram by Jamie McKelvie and Kieron Gillen and I’m pretty sure this must be the best comic I have ever seen to express the finesses and idiosyncrasies of music fandom, or rather, music nerddom. The idea of … Continue reading
It’s most probably my personal idiosyncratic frame of reference, but off late I’ve noticed at least two classic Franco-belgian comics featuring characters that are blatant references to real people, except that those people were still children at best at the … Continue reading
For official video to the Dylan cover Just Like A Woman, from the recent, posthumous Jeff Buckley compilation LP, You And I, production houses Blind and Interlude collaborated to create a genuine interactive streaming comic book. While the music is playing, you can click on … Continue reading
Flemish comics Wunderkind Brecht Evens came up with this wonderful sleeve design for the first album by French retro-psychedelic folk jazz combo, Altavoz. Thank God for the sheer size of vinyl…
To celebrate International Cash Day (or, the birthday of the Man in Black) on February 26, Seattle radio KEXP invited cartoonist David Lasky to create a short strip about 1968, possibly the most consequential year in Johnny Cash‘s life. One … Continue reading
Writer Sean T. Collins not only wrote one of the most gripping David Bowie comics ever, he also turns out to be a major collector of Bowie themed cartoonist art. Collected at festivals between 2008 and 2010, the gallery features some 103 … Continue reading