ok, love you bye

As I watched one of my favorite movies a few weeks ago, tears silently rolled down my face. It is a movie about a break-up between two people who still really love each other but have to choose for themselves. Unless the fact that I do not have any ‘at the moment experiences’ that relate … Continue reading ok, love you bye

my 2020 in music – the first half

2020 might not have been the best year on most fronts but when it comes to discovering and listening to music, it was actually a great one for me. I invested in a brand-new record player and bought a lot of – how I like to call them – ‘blind vinyl picks’ a.k.a. LP’s that … Continue reading my 2020 in music – the first half

damn your love, damn your lies

Snippets of my diary. It was a wonderful music day for me. While sitting on the bus and having a major main character moment, watching out of de window and feeling the winter sun warming up my cheeks and giving me a good glow, the amazing piano-fingers of Bruce Hornsby made me smile even wider. … Continue reading damn your love, damn your lies

Love Is a Mix Tape – Rob Sheffield

Al speurende op het internet naar enkele boeken waar ik mijn neus deze zomer in wil verstoppen, kom ik Love Is a Mix Tape geschreven door Rolling Stone-editor Rob Sheffield tegen. 'Life and loss, one song at a time' staat in witte letters op de kaft geschreven. Mijn nieuwsgierigheid is gewekt. Zonder verder te lezen, … Continue reading Love Is a Mix Tape – Rob Sheffield

Steely Dan – Can’t Buy a Thrill

Mijn zomer 2020 begint met een geweldige ontdekking - althans, ontdekking voor mij dan. Mijn nieuwe 'meest beluisterde album van dit moment' bestaat namelijk al sinds lang voordat ik voor de eerste keer ooit mijn ogen opende. Het jaar 1972 was het, toen de Amerikaanse band Steely Dan - rondom muzikanten en componisten Walter Becker … Continue reading Steely Dan – Can’t Buy a Thrill