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Nick Mlatchkov

2 months ago

The real life story behind The French Connection film [Link provided by William Friedkin himself]

A series of wild events and true-life figures inspired William Friedkin’s classic 1971 film. · Twentieth Century Fox · By Will Digraph  · Published on August 8th, 2021 · This installment focuses on the true stories and figures behind William Friedkin’s The French Connection. · Wi ...

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4 months ago

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Thinking Big

Thinking Big is often at the core of creating BIG celebrities without any substance in the background. Look at the names taking almost all of the attention - Kardashians, Lady Gaaaaaa-Gaaaaaa, Dua Lipa, Beyonce, and you'll come to the conclusion, this is the most damaging concept ...

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So relevant for the today's world tune! It's by a 60's Frisco band - Kak, found on an LP released by Epic in '68 called Kak-Ola, reissued with Bonus tracks, in '99, in the UK!

So relevant for the today's world tune! It's by a 60's Frisco band - Kak, found on an LP released by Epic in '68 called Kak-Ola, reissued with Bonus tracks, in '99, in the UK! · Everything's Changing - Kak · Everything's Changes. · Nothing goes all like I did before. · I want to ...

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A great sample of music journalism from ... Utah! Attention: A newspaper name resemblance!

https://suindependent.com/album-review-the-great-unknown-is-why-did-rob-thomas-record-this-crap/ · One of the founding fathers of yarling and butt rock is back with a confusing wreckage of “songs” that are sure to bewilder if not exactly entertain. · Without Santana or Matchbox 2 ...

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Nick Mlatchkov

1 year ago

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Graham Parker & The Rumour - Saturday Night Is Dead

Some rockers had to wait 40 + years to see the content of their tunes turned into a reality ... One of these fellas is Graham Parker whose "Satarday Nite is Dead", written in '79, had its fair share of waiting. You've got to give a credit to the guy at a time when the streets are ...

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Nick Mlatchkov

2 years ago

Premiata Forneria Marconi
[he new single Central District

from the album Emotional Tattoos
Out on October 27, 2017

Premiata Forneria Marconi - the Italian Genesis

I'd call Premiata Forneria Marconi, in their mature period - the Italian Genesis, with a lot of early Pink floyd in their formative years and quite a few attempts to accomodate English folk & Celtic elements in the Italo Prog. "Maestro della Voce", being one of the prime examples ...

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Nick Mlatchkov

2 years ago

Lou Reed live shows from the 70's

It's great listening to Lou Reed live shows from the 70's in particular. They possess excellent sound quality and his Guitar is sonically preserved as if it's recorded nowadays. You hear 'White Light White Heat', 'Lady Jane' and other VU classics in different versions and not out ...

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APOSTLE OF HUSTLE

folkloric feel

Apostle of Hustle - Song for Lorca - 2004

This song by the Canadian (Toronto) band, led by Andrew Whiteman, for the Arts and Crafts label, can surely resonate with Lorca worshipers in Spain and elsewhere ... · Song for Lorca · Song by Apostle of Hustle · Lyrics · The line of her headband · Into the night of her ears · Th ...

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Nick Mlatchkov

2 years ago

TRACY FLICK
FOR PRESIDENT!

ELECTION - 1999 - Tracy Flick became a synonym for a female overachiever with boundless ambitions

Here's an abnormally twisted introduction of a film released in '99 - Election. Its heroin Tracy Flick became a synonym for a female overachiever with boundless ambitions. · This is a twenty year anniversary screening of ELECTION, Alexander Payne’s prescient satire of student ele ...

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Nick Mlatchkov

2 years ago

THE BEE GEES - The First - 1967

Unlike many of their 60's contemporaries the Bee Gees have started their international career with a masterpiece album. The First was released on July 14, 67 in the UK, at a time when Pop Music, in the words of Tony Palmer, had its culmination point when Fab 4 performed 'All You ...

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Nick Mlatchkov

2 years ago

TO THE TEETH - ANI DiFRANCO & the fate of 1987 Arms Treaty

This Ani DiFranco song gets relevant again in light of the latest political news on the 1987 Arms Treaty ... · TO THE TEETH · The sun is setting on the century · And we're armed to the teeth · We're all working together now · To make our lives mercifully brief · School kids keep ...

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Nick Mlatchkov

2 years ago

JEAN-MICHEL JARRE - EQUINOXE TO INFINITY - 2018

JEAN-MICHEL JARRE - EQUINOXE TO INFINITY is easily the 2018 album of the year for me! It's a brilliant creation of one of the most influential masters of Interplanetary (Space) music. The cover alone is a revelation, a variation of Stonehenge figures adapted to suit the Space Age ...

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Nick Mlatchkov

2 years ago

An interview between Hunter S. Thompson and Keith Richards from 1993

There's an interview between Hunter S. Thompson and Keith Richards from 1993 which is quite bizarre. Commissioned by ABC, negotiations for the interview begin with a handwritten fax from Richards and may include the exchange of cash before the two meet in a hotel room.The two dis ...

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2 years ago

‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ CONTROVERSY

Following a Cleveland, OH radio station ban of "Baby It's Cold Outside", a Frank Loesser’s 1944 jazz standard song, Bell & Rogers Media (biggest in Canada) have followed suit & forbid the tune from playing on their networks! So do they think they're greater than Ray Charles & oth ...

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Nick Mlatchkov

2 years ago

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Bee-brained - Are insects ‘philosophical zombies’ with no inner life? Close attention to their behaviours and moods suggests otherwise

Lars Chittka · is professor of sensory and behavioural ecology at Queen Mary, University of London, and has been a fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study (WIKO) in Berlin. His book The Mind of the Bee (2019) is forthcoming with Princeton University Press. · Catherine Wilson ...

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Nick Mlatchkov

2 years ago

The White Stripes John Peel, Nov 8, 2001, Session, is now legendary

The White Stripes John Peel, Nov 8, 2001 Session, is now legendary. · Sis & bro White had gone into it poised for something remarkable & that's how it stands out years after. Jack furiously plays Slide Guitar, inclusively, on his now classic "Go". Suddenly b4 playing a Blues numb ...

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Nick Mlatchkov

2 years ago

A World of Pain: The Definitive Ranking of Coen Brothers Movies

With the release of ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,’ the Coens have continued one of the most prolific, essential streaks in movie history. Where does the latest stack up? · By Sean Fennessey Nov 15, 2018, 10:23am EST ...

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Nick Mlatchkov

3 years ago

The new 'A Star Is Born' film

'One night Jackson wanders into a bar looking for another drink and finds an amateur performer with a shockingly beautiful voice, Ally (Lady Gaga)!' · This sentence of the promotional material reveals all u need to know for the new version of 'A Star Is Born', which had its NA pr ...

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Nick Mlatchkov

3 years ago

MAMMA MIA! Here We Go Again

Obviously, the 2nd in the ABBA franchise movie's a labour of love of the celeb couple Tom Hanks - Rita Wilson, who'd co-produced it. ABBA might've played an important role in the musical edu of the pair in their formative years. Contrary to what some film critics tell u it's not ...

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Nick Mlatchkov

3 years ago

The Politics of oil & gas - The REAL reason why gas prices are ridiculously high

Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 1:32 PM · - Gas price fluctuations of the last few months raise questions about oil production, distribution, pricing and exploration. All involve complex issues of economics. But they’re largely politically motivated or politically determined. · Re ...

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