Monthly Archives: March 2016

Bad Company

The Drums must be the only instrument its possible to learn without actually having the instrument in front of you. Its hard to imaging someone learning the French Horn for example by pouting and moving their fingers about in mid … Continue reading

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Spanking the Skins again

I now had a drum kit in my bedroom, it sounded pretty dire but it was a big step up from a cushion so I wasn’t complaining. I was now faced with the question ‘what do I do now?’ In … Continue reading

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George Martin in the 70’s

Ah ..could we ever have enough of the Beatles ? The latest chance to rake over the ashes once again comes with the death of George Martin who inevitably is the ‘5th Beatle’ (along with Brian Epstein,Pete Best,Stu Sutcliffe, Mal … Continue reading

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New Music

A little while back I was at a wake, my preferred social engagement these days, and a young man engaged me in conversation. He asked me what music I am listening to these days. I’ve always been very uneasy about … Continue reading

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