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 […]
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!