Monthly Archives: February 2016

State-funded arts organisations face budget battle

South Australia’s arts organisations and festivals are all facing the prospect of reduced State Government funding, Arts Minister Jack Snelling has confirmed.

Source: State-funded arts organisations face budget battle

NB: Not good news I’m afraid

Will The Next Molly Meldrum Please Stand Up? ♫ theMusic.com.au | Australia’s Premier Music News & Reviews Website

“The problem isn’t that the audience has lost interest in music. We’ve lost interest in TV music shows.”

Source: Will The Next Molly Meldrum Please Stand Up? ♫ theMusic.com.au | Australia’s Premier Music News & Reviews Website

NB: I would love to see another “Countdown” type of show on the TV

How Robert Fripp Recorded the Guitar Line on David Bowie’s “Heroes” – Original Fuzz

“Well ‘Heroes’ was written a couple of weeks before Fripp came down. We recorded the backing track, and it’s one of the few times that David actually played piano live. Eno was in the control room with me. We really didn’t know what we had. There were no lyrics yet. It was not called ‘Heroes.’ It wasn’t called anything.”

Source: How Robert Fripp Recorded the Guitar Line on David Bowie’s “Heroes” – Original Fuzz

NB: This just goes to show why Robert Fripp is my all time favourite guitarist and why the collaboration of Bowie and Eno is pure genius.