Pegasus

A song for D-Day

Pegasus

At a quarter past midnight on June 6th 1944, men from D Company, 2nd (Airborne) Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry landed in Normandy by glider, spear-heading the invasion Allied invasion of Europe.

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Ciné Qua Non

‘Ciné Qua Non’, as everybody knows, is Latin for ‘publish video on Youtube or not’.

In my case, as a determined late adopter, (see here for instance) the answer has been ‘not’. Until now. Continue reading

The cosmology of song writing

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Song writers have to be prepared to answer these two questions ad nauseam:

“How do you go about writing songs?” and “What comes first, the words or the music?” Continue reading

Shining

Here’s a song which is some years old but only recently mixed. It grew out of a hallucinatory experience I had one night while lying in a hospital bed not feeling all that well really.

The picture is part of  A Cornfield by Moonlight with the Evening Star by Samuel Palmer an artist who was influenced by William Blake. Continue reading