Month: April 2022

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twitter.com/disquiet: Mastodon, Doorbells, Rubik

I do this manually each Saturday, collating most of the tweets I made the past week at twitter.com/disquiet, which I think of as my public notebook. Some tweets pop up sooner in expanded form or otherwise on Disquiet.com. I’ve found it personally informative to revisit the previous week of thinking out loud. This isn’t a full accounting. Often there are, for example, conversations on Twitter that don’t really make as […]

todayApril 30, 2022

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Back to Gattaca

Watched Gattaca for the first time in forever and it’s an even better movie than I’d recalled — a movie where its economical use of locations is matched by its tightly scripted approach. Bonus points for the Michael Nyman score. Speaking of Nyman, extra bonus points for a peek into the alternate ways that post-human life has been designed in the world of Gattaca. It’s not all cool-as-cucumber starship navigators.

todayApril 30, 2022

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Serious announce eight artists for seventeenth ‘Take Five’

Serious has announced the next cohort of participants in its Take Five Talent Development programme. They are Charlotte Keeffe – Trumpet, flugelhorn, piano, voiceDominic Canning – Piano/ SynthMarcus Joseph – Alto SaxophoneMidori Jaeger – Cello / Voice […]

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Paul, Fran and Dorothy

In The Wall Street Journal this week, I interviewed English actor Paul Bettany for my "House Call" column in the Mansion section (go here). Paul currently co-stars with The Crown's Claire Foy in Prime Video's A Very British Scandal. Here's the trailer... Singer Louise Alexandra snapped the two images above on a New York visit last week (or rather, she snapped one and her wonderful daughter the other). Louise's album […]

todayApril 30, 2022

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Klaus Schulze obituary

Musician and composer whose music covered many genres, including classical and jazz, mainly expressed through electronic meansKlaus Schulze, who has died aged 74 after suffering from renal disease, released more than 60 albums in his lifetime. He was often the recipient of such accolades as the godfather of techno music, was considered part of the Berlin School of electronic music and was credited with being an inspirational figure in ambient […]

todayApril 29, 2022

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