Tuesday, August 10

Rhesus Negative Bloody Mary

Today - in a couple of hours - I'm giving blood. It is the only fucking thing I do 'give back' so no slap-my-own-arse hoopla.

Afterwards, though, two Spanish measures of the above to 'recuperate'.

Scouring around for talent, I came across this site which I hope is still floating, and I hope the author (Rachel London) forgives me if I find it a little hard to tell. I guess some people really do have lives. (But, to go with Borges, I've always preferred books.)

It also led me to Tangents - a home for unpopular culture, where there's a review of the recent Go-Betweens show at the Barbican, among lots and lots of other cookies. Both sites are also linked over in Boat Drinks.

Rachel's piece on Larkin is as satisfying (though in an entirely different mood and way) as Martin Amis' appreciation in The War Against Cliche. In turn, when it comes to Larkin and Jazz I recall his review (in All What Jazz) of John Coltrane's Meditations: "the most astounding piece of ugliness I have ever heard."

And he's right. There's a cat scratching its itches on the piano; there are two drummers auditioning against each other; and, if I may borrow from a classic Seinfeld episode, it can be assumed that both saxophonists (JC and Pharoah Sanders) have been busy 'down south' with their ladies prior to the recording session.

I confess: it's one of those records that sit there as one of the great unplayed. Some fellow travellers? Trout Mask Replica, Neu!, Silver Apples, and Tom Waits... and Tom Waits... and Tom Waits. And as I look I can see a hundred more that I may never play again.

posted by DD @ 13:23 

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Keep up the good work. general health

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