Love Is A Mixtape

There are all kinds of mixtapes and there is always a good reason to make one… Love is definitely the most obvious one ! “A song nobody likes is a sad thing. But a love song nobody likes is hardly a thing at all.” ― Rob Sheffield, Love Is a Mix Tape “123456… You’re printed…

John Carpenter Mixtape

On February the 5th 2021, John Howard Carpenter, American film director, producer, actor, screenwriter, and composer also known as The Master of Horror as released is third stand-alone album : Lost Themes III: Alive After Death. John Carpenter created Lost Themes albums in collaboration with his son Cody Carpenter and his godson Daniel Davies (son of…

A Tribute To Steve McQueen’s Small Axe

Small Axe is a British anthology film series, created and directed by Steven Rodney “Steve” McQueen. The anthology consists of five films which tell distinct stories about the lives of West Indian immigrants in London from the 1970’s to the 1980’s. The title references a proverb – “If you are the big tree, we are…

Runman Mixtape

[from Wikipedia] Running is a method of terrestrial locomotion allowing humans and other animals to move rapidly on foot. Running is a type of gait characterized by an aerial phase in which all feet are above the ground (though there are exceptions). This is in contrast to walking, where one foot is always in contact…

Merry miX-Mas Tape !

Merry X-Mas to you all ! Merry miX-Mas Tape ! • • …and a happy New Year ! 2020 was a Hell of a year, but 2021 can’t be worse… right ? Mixcloud – miX-Mas Tape – Side A Mixcloud – miX-Mas Tape – Side B DAW : Harrison Mixbus D/A Converter : SSL 2+…

Trick or Treat Mixtape

Halloween : Trick or Treat Mixtape 2020 is a Hell of a year : • The COVID-19 pandemic : the worldwide death toll from COVID-19 already exceeds one million. • Hong-Kong’s ongoing Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill Movement. • Bushfires killing as many as 500 million animals in Australia. • The global stock markets crash –…

Edward Van Halen – RIP Mixtape

Edward Lodewijk van Halen (January 26, 1955 – October 6, 2020) Eddie Van Halen was a Dutch-American musician, songwriter, producer, and inventor. He was the main songwriter and lead guitarist of the American rock band Van Halen, which he co-founded in 1972 with his brother, drummer Alex Van Halen, bassist Mark Stone, and singer David…

Guns N’ Roses : Appetite for Mixtape

Guns N’ Roses, often abbreviated as GNR, is an American Glam Metal/Hair Metal band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1985. When they signed to Geffen Records in 1986, the band comprised vocalist William Bruce Rose Jr. aka Axl Rose, lead guitarist Saul Hudson aka Slash, rhythm guitarist Jeffrey Dean Isbell aka Izzy Stradlin, bassist Michael Andrew « Duff »…

Beastie Boys Mixtape

Beastie Boys were formed out of members of New York’s experimental hardcore punk band the Young Aborigines in 1978, with Michael “Mike D” Diamond as vocalist, Jeremy Shatan on bass guitar, guitarist John Berry (who died May 19, 2016, at a hospice in Danvers, Massachusetts of frontotemporal dementia) and Kate Schellenbach (currently playing with Luscious Jackson) on drums.…

Back to School Mixtape

My parents divorced when I was 3 and I grew up with my mother. As far as I can remember, I always was a “street boy”, trying to escape home… and school. My relationship to the education system has always been complicated, but I never hated school. Actually, for me school was above all a…