Category Archives: Music

The Storm

The transcript of Eminem’s remarkable freestyle rap dissing president Donald Trump can be read below. Trump continues mocking people of Puerto Rico, who have been hit by two disastrous hurricanes, with a series of disgraceful tweets. The wonderful people of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

While 2011 draws to a close, New Year’s pledges are hard to formulate. Generally, predictions are unreliable, and what has happened this year hardly anybody had envisaged one year ago. So, there might be some hope for 2012. The year … Continue reading

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The War is Over

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has declared today that the new Administration in Washington will no longer use the term ‘War on Terrorism’. I have Steve Reich’s Different Trains (1988) in mind using the disbelieving voice of an American Jew for … Continue reading

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Shimon Peres

The Israeli President [1] has joint the felicitators around Barack Obama sending the people of Iran New Year greetings. In an audio message, the 1994 Nobel laureate (with PLO leader Yasser Arafat) doesn’t conceal, however, his deep antipathy for the … Continue reading

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Kind of Blue

When did I eventually buy this recording (on CD, of course)? It must have been in the late 1980s. When I became interested in Jazz, 1977 or 1978, it was that of Miles’ epigones: Chick Corea, whatever he did; John McLaughlin’s … Continue reading

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