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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3alIZ7llxQ 8the1 observation and commentary on a world in free fall...has it happened already? what will survive? Cockroaches? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARt9HV9T0w8

Number one of ‘the legend of the downloaders’ is dedicated to a unique blog, dead since 2012: Holy Warbles, by Owl Qaeda. Investigated by G. Papa In the summer 2020 I had time to go through some old mp3s from 2011. I randomly selected a mixtape compilation called ‘Just a closer walk with thee’. I […]

Louis Armstrong famously said “All music is folk music”, citing the fact that he’d never seen a horse sing a song as evidence for the hypothesis. It is as good a definition as any, and one I’m going to stick with for now. Folk music (with a capital ‘F’) typically refers to music from a […]

Nino De Vita è un poeta di Marsala, riconosciuto come una delle voci poetiche più interessanti e rigorose della letteratura contemporanea. Scrive nella lingua di Cutusìu, la contrada marsalese dove è nato.  Unn’issi nenti a nuddu (Nino De Vita – Cùntura) Vivia r’u ‘na ricina r’anni accussì, agghimmata e ùimma nn’a ddu bbucu ri stanza […]

Death by Water by TS Eliot in COBRA music Death by Water

Una amica sta facendo una ricerca su gruppi di nomadi e gypsies che si sono adattati a usare i social media per tenersi in contatto con altri gruppi di nomadi a distanza, nei loro viaggi. L’esperienza migratoria e’ familiare ai miei amici. Continuare a stare in contatto con le proprie radici, geografiche, culturali, spirituali, e’ […]

Gelo di Mellone Gelo di Mellone is a classic ‘dolce’, or dessert, from Palermo. Probably derived from the arab culture, it is loved by anyone in the family, especially if made according to Mamma’s or Nonna’s secret recipe. It works better with the giant watermelons, full of colour, taste and juices, ripening in the sicilian […]

Without much comment, the last contribution from 8the1 consists of a cryptic visual meditation on the current COVID end of lockdown time. An invitation to find your unique identity between busy ants, to keep to the ground, mindful of our space? Anyone’s guess. Carry on, free-spirited, deranged friend!

Poetry in music 2 -Miss Havisham Miss Havisham è un personaggio del romanzo ‘Great expectations’ di Charles Dickens. È una ricca signora di mezza età, mentalmente instabile a causa di un trauma subito, che vive nella sua lussuosa casa in rovina con la figlia adottiva, Estella. Miss Havisham è stata abbandonatasull’altare il giorno delle nozze: […]

an enigmatic first post by 8the1, the conceptual artist who is trying to strike the balance between commitment and refusal with his life, with RadioPeng and with the pandemics in general.

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