Statement from the EU Commission: Erjola is a 15-year old girl who lives in Kurbin in North-Western Albania, ca. 35 kilometers from the capital Tirana and a few kilometers from the Adriatic […]
A letter from Albania
A MOMENT OF GRATITUDE
By Jim Kerr, Simple Minds A MOMENT OF GRATITUDE – A DIFFERENCE IN ATTITUDE! They are celebrating Thanksgiving in the U.S. (yesterday) and with that we send best wishes to our fans […]
Lô Borges keeps the flame alive and records an album with lyricist Patricia Maês
Milton Nascimento participates in the album ‘Veleiro’. ♪ With an impressive authorial vitality for those who have a 50-year career, Lô Borges has maintained an average of one authorial album per year […]
Eleni Karaindrou 80
Today Eleni Karaindrou (@elenikaraindrouofficial) celebrates her 80th birthday. This year also marks the 30th anniversary of her association with ECM records. Her influential body of work – a large part of which […]
Robert Altman listens to Duke Ellington
Remembering Oscar-nominated “Nashville” director Robert Altman, who died of a heart attack on November 20, 2006, aged 81. “I grew up in Kansas City. The housekeeper that kind of raised me was […]
Could there be a blackout on this subject?
By Oliver Stone Despite our best efforts to publicize “JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass,” we’ve not had much response from the major American media — in fact, next to none. Whereas […]
By Jim Kerr, Simple Minds It was 40 years ago this same week that Simple Minds first set foot in sunny Australia. Then again, given the thrills we were to experience over […]
Watch the ‘Blood on the Dance Floor’ short film classic with some of the most amazing Michael Jackson dance moves
Michael Jackson co-directed “Blood on the Dance Floor” with choreographer Vincent Paterson. Released in 1997, the short film features some of Michael’s most intensive dance scenes.
Writing this post is pretty surreal
By Erol Alkan It’s 1984. The 10 year old me had a routine just before I’d go to sleep, and part of it was to listen on headphones to the handful of […]
A DIRTY WORD?
By Jim Kerr, Simple Minds I’m back in Hamburg.The sun shone as the flight descended through the clouds, much as it did October ’79 when Simple Minds first visited. On that occasion […]