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 heart attack. He was 66. La Informacion reported the news today, as did ABC.es in Spain. English-language obituaries are sure to come in shortly.
I’ll be the first to say that I happen to like Progressive Rock in all its many forms, from avant-prog to Christian symphonic, and everything in-between. I am also a fan of Neil Morse, who is the subject in question in this article written by Brendan P. Foht over at First Things. What I don’t […]
Though his politics were disgusting, his poetry was perfect. Pablo Neruda writes (and gives voice to) the finest poetry, and this particular piece is perfect reading when you and your love have some down time. The text of the poem can be read here, courtesy of Poemas del Alma.
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 the Conservative movement, interviewing perhaps the most important write of the 20th Century (at least in my estimation), Jorge Luis Borges. One couldn’t ask for a better pairing.
A Miscellany of Tasteful Music – 02-13-2014 by Rudy Carrera on Mixcloud Welcome to the fourth edition of A Miscellany of Tasteful Music. This is our Valentine’s Day edition. Curl up with your loved one and enjoy these classics, or if you’re alone, pour yourself a stiff drink (vodka and lime for me today), to […]