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Caved in

I’ve always enjoyed Nick Cave’s music, in much the same way I’ve always enjoyed Meatloaf’s music. Yes, really. In essence they’re two sides of the same coin: Cave’s music is a kind of slowed-down cock-rock, equally melodramatic in its imagery and just as catchy as the music of his colleague …

More Women in Music

Today, Lucinda Williams, for that distinctive raw, Nashville, bluesy voice of hers that always makes me want to wake up in a different life in a whiskey bottle in a bar someplace remote (as if that could possibly be a good thing): World Without Tears If we lived in a …

Women in Music Month

I’ve talked about music before (usually to say, ‘I don’t know much about music’), but in honour of Women in Music month, I thought it time to talk some more! So I’m going to mention Deborah Conway as a musical hero. Not only because she is a fabulous musical talent, …

But first, wow

http://www.livejournal.com/users/zarq/308963.html “There’s a powerful video out from Sarah McLachlan for her song “World on Fire”. (Quicktime Embedded Video) Videos normally cost approximately $150,000 to make, excluding special effects wizardry. This one cost $15. “The money that would have been spent on her hair, makeup, production studio, etc., was instead donated …