Monthly Archives: June 2010

Mashup

ok, I was just working on a study proposal when my brain started to torture me with a horrible mashup. I mean, the songs don’t even mash up well!!! It goes like this: “The beat goes on, The beat goes … Continue reading

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Oh Hello U2! It has been a while!

This just popped up… They make a good example of how bad fashion was in the beginning of the 90’s but still pretty good song. I do wonder if this video inspired (perhaps at some subconscious level) R.A.M. on their … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan

It’s his music I have in my head today…Starting with Mr Tambourine Man, from Bringing it all back home, passing by Rainy day Woman, from Blonde on Blonde, Just like a woman (same album), and Gates of Eden (Bringing it … Continue reading

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Glee – Well, I could never get in!

I spent much of my Saturday watching Glee. I’m classifying it as “research” 🙂 Ahhh…I love my job… What can I say? I admire people who can sing, dance and act at the same time! Some researchers (Levitin, 2006) say … Continue reading

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Black on a Sunny day

Woke up with Black in my head 🙂 Must be the excitement building up. This evening I will be at Hyde Park to see Pearl Jam for the first time ever! So exciting!! The line up for Hard Rock Calling … Continue reading

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Video Killed…

…The Radio Star! Just popped up! Did you know that this was actually the first video to be transmitted by the American MTV? The year was 1981 but the single had actually been released two years earlier. Things moved slower … Continue reading

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Joy Division

Love will tear us apart is possibly one of my top 5 all time favourite songs. Not so much for the lyrics (which are brilliant anyway) but more for the energy of the music. The simplicity of Ian Curtis’ words … Continue reading

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Ain't got no, I got life

In this version, Nina Simone and Groovefinder from the album The very best of Nina Simone. I can remember the exact spot I first heard this album. A warm Summer day in Lisbon, sitting in my Polo, waiting for my … Continue reading

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Play it Sam

For old times sake… Casablanca is one of my favourite 40’s movie, the others being The Third Man and Citizen Kane (in this order). Today, for some reason, it popped up in the morning. It’s not like I’ve watched any … Continue reading

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The hills are alive!

Who doesn’t know where that line comes from? No, really, if you don’t, drop me a line. I know the odds are low if you grew up in Austria though. I know, I know, it’s surprising. I found it too … Continue reading

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