music clip of the day


Wednesday, 12/29/10

The other night, driving home from a family gathering with my (19-year-old) son Luke (we left early to accommodate his hectic social calendar), this jumped out of the radio.

Willow Smith, “Whip My Hair,” 2010

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musical thoughts

A few years ago Bill Gates was boasting that we’ll soon have sensors which will turn on the music that we like . . . when we walk into a room. How boring! The hell with our preexisting likes . . . .

Denis Dutton (February 9, 1944-December 28, 2010), founder and editor of Arts & Letters Daily (long my home page)


Denis Dutton, The Colbert Report (1/28/09)

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Worn out by the holidays? I know of no better tonic for post-Christmas, pre-New Year’s malaise than WKCR-FM’s Bach Festival, which runs until midnight Friday.

Tuesday, 12/28/10

I’ve got a song for you to listen to . . .

—my (23-year-old) son Alex

The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, “Say No To Love” (2010)

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