Category Archives: Music

Song: The Magic Of Believing

One of those weird things that pop up on the Internet that I would otherwise never know about.

Liberace was a huge fan of the Claude M. Bristol book, The Magic of Believing. He claimed it was responsible for his success.

So imagine my surprise when this popped up on YouTube …

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Thunderbirds Are Go: The Music

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With a side note first: After making such a big deal out of female team member Kayo, why wasn’t she included in this episode? It seems this was something Covert Ops would have tried to safeguard.

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Rapping Lei Jun

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Via Weibo

See the video after the break.

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Spotify: I Really Hope This Is Not True

I have a ton of playlists I assembled and created at Spotify, using the free service.

If free is going away, are they going to just erase all that work?

The music labels are a bunch of greedy parasite bastards. Doing away with free Spotify will only send everyone back to piracy.

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Xiaomi Fan Songs

For real.

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Thunderbirds Are Go: Sneak Peek Of Theme?

ITV’s Thunderbirds YouTube channel uploaded a video with Richard Taylor and others talking about the new series.

Frankly, I hardly heard a word they said the first time I watched because it has background music.

Is some of the music from the series?

See the video after the break.

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R.I.P. Lynsey de Paul, Singer

Singer Lynsey de Paul dies aged 64

Singer and songwriter Lynsey de Paul has died at the age of 64, following a suspected brain haemorrhage.

De Paul, who represented the UK in the 1977 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Rock Bottom, had five top 20 UK chart hits, including 1972’s Sugar Me.

She became the first woman to win an Ivor Novello award for songwriting.

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Scarlett Johansson: Moron, Enemy Of Culture

Scarlett Johansson sues author of novel that ‘stole her image’

Scarlett Johansson is suing for €50,000 (£41,000) in damages the author and publisher of a novel that features a character who closely resembles her.

The American actress claims that La Première Chose qu’On Regarde (The First Thing We Look At) violates her privacy and constitutes a “fraudulent and illicit use of her name, her fame and her image” for commercial gain – allegations the book’s publisher has dismissed as “crazy”.

According to Vincent Toledano, the 28-year old actress’s lawyer, the bestselling work by Grégoire Delacourt, published in March last year, also contains “defamatory claims about her private life”.

I really like the work that Scarlett Johansson does. Just her voice alone in the movie Her was brilliant.

But this lawsuit shows that she has zero understanding of creative rights, a greed beyond bounds, and is destined to be a transient footnote in what could have otherwise been a lasting career.

Because she is a rank amateur at heart.

What’s the difference between a shitty little child amateur and an adult professional who lasts?

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Apple To Buy Beats: No Longer An April Fools’ Joke

April 1, 2014: Apple Buys Beats — which was meant as a joke by music industry expert Bob Lefsetz but is damn well worth reading today in light of the rumors that it’s actually going to happen!

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The Music Video That Needed To Be Made

A treat for Gerry Anderson fans of Thunderbirds and Terrahawks!

Someone has finally done the music video that needed to be made.

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