This article was written on 14 Feb 2008, and is filed under Miscellania.
David Grossman: See Under: Love
Georg Simmel on Love
1.3.2 Swann in Love: Snobbery
Birdwatching Provides an Alternative to Love (or, The Question Concerning Ornithology)
Blumenberg on Significance and Fiction
Oulipo: Existentialismos, John Barth, Georges Perec
Robyn Hitchcock: Birds in Perspex
Muzsikas: Régen volt, soká lesz
Laughing Clowns: Eternally Yours
Rollerskate Skinny: Speed to My Side
Tindersticks: Chilitetime (those to whom it’s relevant know the significance of this one)
Ed Kuepper (ex-Laughing Clowns) is playing in Melbourne this week.
you’re reminding me to seek out some of those old rollerskate skinny records…
Hi Genevieve—I don’t think I’ll be able to make it down there in time. Too bad; I like most of what Kuepper’s done over the last 30 years. Honey Steel’s Gold is a classic.
Dan: Horsedrawn Wishes is pretty great, and available for $3 at a used cd store near you.
New Tindersticks coming in April.
At the risk of accusation of blogwhoring, I posted the first single here:
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