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It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

But how did we get to a point where an artificial, electronic life replaced the simple pleasures of existence? Those who can recall a time before the internet will know exactly what I’m talking about. All of those born with a USB port in their skull will be mumbling “huh?” and clicking away from this preamble to the next piece of celebrity gossip…

Rowland S. Howard, R.I.P.

As guitarist/songwriter with Melbourne’s Boys Next Door, who then morphed into The Birthday Party (then on to collaborations with Lydia Lunch, to Crime and the City Solution, and These Immortal Souls, and then on to solo efforts), he was the man beside Nick Cave who served up the frightening sounds that scraped the back curtains with feedback and laid the sonic landscape…

Miles Davis – In a Silent Way (1969)

Come the late 60s, Miles Davis was set to ignite the jazz world (I should say ‘music world’) by employing electric instruments into his ensembles. Fusion was born. And jazz (I should say ‘music’) would never be the same. When Miles Davis released the double album Bitches Brew in 1970 he was embraced by the psychedelic rock contingent, who enjoyed the funked-up rhythms and his free-flowing explorative style…

Langley Parks: Soundscapes, Themes & Noise – free individual track download…

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