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Tag Archives: Music

One Song to Rule them All… by Zoë Marriott

One Song to Rule them all, One Song to find them One Song to bring them all and in the darkness bind them…  OK, that sounds… a tiny bit sinister, … Continue reading

September 22, 2017

My Favourite Song

My favourite song is the song I’m learning right now. My favourite song is an old folk ballad with seventeen verses. Everyone dies. It’s an early Taylor Swift country-pop song … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Hey, hey, hey, hey

Four syllables that say it all. From the Queen of Pop.

September 21, 2016

My Favourite Song, Aesop Rock’s ‘Blood Sandwich’, by Martin Griffin

Two things about me: I’m one of three brothers, and I love hip-hop. So Aesop Rock’s Blood Sandwich, from this year’s Impossible Kid album, was always going to become an … Continue reading

September 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

Instrumental hip-hop, electronica, soundtracks and sea-shanties by M.A. Griffin

When I was studying for my finals, I used to be partial to a little bit of The Orb, whose debut album of psychedelic electronica The Orb’s Adventures Beyond the … Continue reading

May 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

When Words Leave Off, Music Begins

“When words leave off, music begins.” – Heinrich Heine I often listen to music as I write. I go to cafes a lot. Sometimes the thrum of background noise and whatever … Continue reading

March 4, 2016 · 1 Comment

Eating Your Headphones by Fletcher Moss

My addiction to film scores isn’t shared by many. Case in point: some drunken birthday bash I attended a few years back, at which different guests had to contribute a … Continue reading

April 14, 2014

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