I have a Timex Sinclair 1000 right here in my office that I’ve never even powered up. But the one my friend Steve Abrams had was almost certainly the first computer I did anything graphical on, somewhere around ’83 it feels like.
Bob Dole is still alive and Norm Macdonald isn’t?
More about Barbara Moore here
And Jonny Trunk (everyone should subscribe to his weekly newsletter, if only for the odd videos he sometimes turns up) will have a radio show dedicated to her tomorrow on the OST Show on Resonance FM. I assume the link below will somehow lead to it in due course.
And there is a Soundcloud option.
I thought this had already gone by (had a sense of deja vu when I saw it in today’s paper), maybe not…
Should be a celebrity, for everything he did:
Wow! He was such an interesting and wonderful person. The world is a better place because of him.
Six months after his football show co-host
RIP George Mraz, one of my biggest inspirations as a bassist.
In a more colloquial honor, jazz lore has it that pianist Jimmy Rowles bestowed Mraz the nickname “Bounce” — not only because of the buoyancy of his beat, but also because he was “a
Pretty sure this will mean little to USians, but Boycie is no more.
The bit at 5 mins in is excellent.
“My neck AND my back!”
The Cabs were probably not as big across the water But they were giants of experimental pop/dance/rock/dub in Europe.
I’ll have to get in touch with some friends who knew him now.
BB’s got your back:
This is very sad. Willie Garson was only 57.