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Steely Dan, Bob Clearmountain and The Drop

Earlier today when Peter Kirn mentioned his blogpost ‘Where’s the Drop? Web App Creepily Knows Via The Crowd’ on Facebook the first thing I thought was: how is this related to the Clearmountain Pauze? If you’re not familiair with the Clearmountain Pauze, listen to this episode of the Pitch podcast: The Drop is this stylistic thing in […]

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R.I.P. Okkie Huijsdens

A coldness fell over me when I heard the news on the 6th of september that Dutch musician and producer Okkie Huijsdens had died the night before. I got to know him a bit via Facebook, but I got to know him mostly by listening to his music, his own voice, singing.

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Donald Fagen went autobio: Eminent Hipsters

Donald Fagen thought that one day he would be an English teacher. Or a journalist. But a mixture of a psychedelic sugar cube and a bunch of bad musicians made him change his mind. The bad musicians played in a band and seemed to be having lots of fun. Donald liked that. During his college […]

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