Vale Les Paul

Les Paul, dead at 94 from complications of pneumonia. As Tim Dunlop notes, only a few months ago he was still regularly gigging in a club at Times Square, so he was doing what he loved almost right until the end.

It’s all connected: story and song

Stuff I’m reading [click through to the links for context]: I’m reading girlejones at mynxii’s place: The arts are the mechanism through which individuals of society express themselves, commentate and protest. It’s what gives individuals a voice and it’s a… Read More ›

Sublime moment du jour

This carol doesn’t get nearly enough respect. Cast out your O Come All Yes and your O Christmas Trees, this is where it’s at. In Dulci Jubilo, the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. ObHeathenism: Gloucestershire Wassail, by Mars Hill Academy… Read More ›