May 16, 2018

Last Night I heard Yoshio Machida and Constantin Papageorgiadis perform an improvised piece of music on 2 vintage EMS Synthi AKS at AB Salon here in Brussels. This was the first time I had heard of the Synthi but I have come to realize that I have been HEARING it for many years on some…

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May 3, 2018

I said yesterday that there would be new Halos arriving and indeed they came late yesterday afternoon. Pictured left is a Silver Spring. These are sort of a second phase of the New Era Halo which are polished and thus have a sheen that the previous batches did not. This batch of shells includes Equinox,…

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May 1, 2018

I have been making coffee 1 cup at a time at home for several years. Recently I’ve began using a Hario glass cone dripper made by Hario in Japan. https://www.hario.jp/seihin/productlist.php?bigclass=1 I grind just enough beans for the coffee I’m going to drink that morning which I have always found makes a difference in the taste…

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April 25, 2018

Touching Souls can be purchased here: https://kabecao.bandcamp.com I might be a little late to the party writing about this album now after it has been out since late September last year but I have honestly just now taken the opportunity to really listen to the whole record. In a word it is captivating. Kabeçao’s technique…

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April 16, 2018

This came to me this week via a tweet from my good friend Zack Orr who is a fantastic songwriter so when he says something is amazing I take note. I was more than blown away by this simple, short performance. It is an exceptional band playing great tunes and the lyrics are wonderful. This…

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