The late master at the peak of his powers. Rest in peace, Paco.
Sad news to report. Perhaps the best known modern gypsy guitarist, Paco De Lucía, has passed away due to a… Read more RIP Paco De Lucía
I’ll be the first to say that I happen to like Progressive Rock in all its many forms, from avant-prog… Read more [Article] Neal Morse, A One Man Arian Rock Band
Though his politics were disgusting, his poetry was perfect. Pablo Neruda writes (and gives voice to) the finest poetry, and… Read more [Poetry] ‘Cuerpo de Mujer’ by Pablo Neruda
Suitable for Valentine’s Day, here’s a tune from Naples, Italy, sung by the Estonian vocalist, Georg Ots.
This video sums up precisely the raison d’etre of this website and blog. William F. Buckley, Jr., intellectual giant of… Read more [Video] Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr. “Borges: South America’s Titan”
A Miscellany of Tasteful Music – 02-13-2014 by Rudy Carrera on Mixcloud Welcome to the fourth edition of A Miscellany… Read more A Miscellany of Tasteful Music – 02-13-2014
The Sound Of Greece with Marianna Platypodi by Adam Kvasnica on Mixcloud Though I’m happy enough to promote my own… Read more [Podcast] The Sound Of Greece with Marianna Platypodi
Three articles regarding Pete Seeger’s demise – one pro, two contra, provide a good appraisal of the man’s life, work… Read more On The Passing of Pete Seeger
A Miscellany of Tasteful Music – 02-02-2014 by Rudy Carrera on Mixcloud Ten tracks from all over the world. This… Read more [Podcast] A Miscellany of Tasteful Music – 02-02-2014