Category: Music

Herbert von Karajan

Herbert von Karajan

For years, I’ve had discussion with music fans about the importance of Herbert von Karajan, a conductor I disliked with a serious passion. In 2008, Norman Lebrecht summed up my feelings and thoughts better than

Bobo Moreno & The Noisy Neighbours (Stunt, 1998).

Bobo Moreno & Noisy Neighbours

I have no idea, but I would assume that I have anywhere between 5000 and 15.000 CDs. Could be more. No idea. Bobo Moreno & Noisy Neighbours’ (only) album from 1998 has been in my

How the Music Got Free

I’m currently having a blast reading this rip-roaring yarn of how MP3, at least for a while, threatened to kill an entire industry. It’s a well-informed book which, if you were there, jump-starts a whole

Scann-Tec - Unyt (2016).

Scann-Tec – Unyt

I love myself some good ambient music more often than not and Scann-Tec’s “Unyt” is a recent 2016 favorite. Scann-Tec is Vladislav Isaev, a Russian music composer and sound sculptor from Moscow. “Unyt” is available

Great music that sounds like shit.

Dear Steve Lukather …

Toto put out a fabulous album a few months ago. “21st Century Blues“, with Keith shufflin’ the hell out of the tune, is perhaps my favorite song of the past many years. Really. Fabulous. Stuff.

Rio Reiser.

Here’s to Rio Reiser

For all my English-speaking readers: I grew up internationally and made tons of friends way back when. At the time, aeons ago, the German music scene largely passed me by …. from the middle 70s