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Archive for category Music

Mongolian folk music

A few sounds I wanted to share with you. I have a broad musical taste, ranging from classical to metal, from ethnic to industrial. I am drawn to all these kinds of music because of the physical and emotional impact. Music has to move me – I have never been a follower of hit lists. […]

Punk Poet

Tonight I saw an interview with John Cooper Clarke on television. Once called “the punk poet”, his star rose in the late seventies and early eighties with energetic performances – reciting his poetry on stage almost like firing bullets at you. Dressed up all in black he would look like a skinny scarecrow. John Cooper […]

RIP Lux Interior

R.I.P. Lux Interior On wednesday february 4th 2009, we lost another icon of the music scene. Lux Interior, co-founder and singer of The Cramps, died at the age of 62. The old bastard! The Cramps were a major influence on the development of my musical taste in the early 80’s (yeah, previous century… I am […]

Youtube HD mp4 download

*** This post was updated with new JavaScript code on 27-oct-2009 *** Sure, you can install Video Downloadhelper for Firefox if you want an easy way to download your favourite YouTube videos. However, these will be downloaded in “FLV” format (Flash video). Nowadays, many videos on YouTube are available in High-Definition (HD) format and you […]

Beter herrie dan kutmuziek

What is the alien listening at – when it is the midnight hour? Simple: I never know in advance. At home I run a Slackware Linux server on which I have installed Icecast. Icecast is a Shoutcast-compatible (and Open Source) multimedia streaming server. In other words, my server outputs a continuous stream of music (exactly […]