Crimson

I have been fortunate to hear some truly wonderful music from many performers over the years and many of them still get played regularly today. In the last couple of years sharing music with my Son, I came to realise that many of these bands or musicians have moved on. However, one band that has remained active throughout my years of musical interest is King Crimson. Sure, the band members have changed over time with the exception of Robert Fripp who is the lynch pin of a band that continues to produce very individual music in the progressive rock style. In this post I present 4 tracks from the early days through to the present – I hope you enjoy 🙂 (ps – the first video is not official but goes so well with the song! and the third is a live performance).

Moonchild, 1969…

The Night Watch, 1974…

Neal and Jack and Me, 1982…

Starless, 2015…

I hope, like Alasdair, you find the music enjoyable 🙂

Fathers Day

Or should that be Father’s Day?

One thing I have learned – and as always it’s lots of things encapsulated in one event – is that Fathers Day is… well, it just is! You just can’t win on Fathers Day. Your child will grudgingly present you with a card and gift – after all, it ain’t your birthday. Your Good Lady will pay lip service (without using her lips) to the concept of a Fathers Day while expecting a significantly more direct response to Mothers day. So Dad’s – that’s how the world is – get used to it 😉

Me – I’m settling down to a pleasant evening of music starting with https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3Kf1Iy5E6U

And enjoying something from my Son – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UF3Ueqww7M8

You know Fathers Day is great – Mom’s got the Spaghetti Bolognese almost ready – that makes Fathers Day really worth while 🙂

So it ain’t as I painted it, is it?!!

With apologies for video content not appearing in post – Must’ve said summat wrong to Youtube

Something from My Son

We’ve had some shared music sessions recently and I thought I’d pass on a couple of items that Alasdair has played me.

First up, here is a section of music from the game Destiny 2. I’ve now heard most of the soundtrack to this game and I think that it is only a matter of time before, just like film scores, we start hearing soundtracks from games at the Proms! This track is called Gunslinger…

And, on a very different note – a real mix of ideas in this EDM piece by RIOT…

As it’s always a play and share session, here’s one of mine to provide some balance between the previous, very different, pieces…

Hope you enjoyed 🙂