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The Writer Who Makes Perfect Sense of Classical Music

2018-08-15T06:48:23+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Uncategorized|

Alfred Brendel, one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century, is also a great writer. You can often detect a good-natured smirk behind his words, but right there with it is a genuinely humane seriousness. His writing, always engaging, strikes a balance between solemn reflection and undeniable wit. Source: The Writer Who Makes Perfect

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How Steely Dan Got the Perfect Guitar Solo on “Peg”

2018-08-09T07:05:48+00:00August 5th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Uncategorized|

It’s easy to call the music of Steely Dan cynical ersatz : slick, clinical jazz-rock, with nary a hair out of place on any of their nine studio albums; soulless soul music beloved by pretentious jerks like the duo in Nick Kroll and John Mulaney’s satirical Broadway show Oh, Hello , a comic play featuring

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Night Falls on News Carriers

2018-06-16T08:17:40+00:00June 16th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Uncategorized|

There are many reasons the newspaper industry is in free fall. Widespread failure to get the product delivered properly is part of the problem. Source: Opinion | Night Falls on News Carriers

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