Month: July 2018

Get into the groove; reflections on side A opening songs

I’m a romantic who loves destruction and a bit of chaos. I love human-made ruins, the results of criminal neglect or failed maintenance. I once saw a deserted and completely run down football stadium somewhere between Milan and Malpensa airport. Deteriorating tapes, scratched records, it all appeals to my romantic self. I hated the false…


Give me convenience

Because I was too young, Because I was too shy and too scared, Because I was too young, (not) much too young, Because fear was not my best friend, Because I was (still not Neil) young and fading away already, Because the spotlight frightened me (and still does decades later), But mainly because I was…


We’re only in it for the money

Much has been said about the (in)famous algorithms #Facebook and #Google. These algorithms are supposedly so advanced and so complicated that no one, not even the people who developed them, understand their behaviour. I never really believed the claim, but until yesterday I also never really paid attention to it. Yesterday I watched @KaceyMusgraves new…


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