Saturday 17 November 2018

Old enough to repay... but still afraid to sell

Arcade Fire
Arcade Fire

John Masterson

I spent a lot of last weekend playing a Little Green Cars CD over and over. It was given to me by a young person who doesn't keep CDs any more with a "Here, you might like this... it will take your mind off Bob Dylan," remark.

My musical tastes have always been fairly wide ranging and I am as likely to put the Mozart Requiem or Philip Glass on repeat, as Arcade Fire or the Blue Nile or Catatonia.

It gets harder and harder to keep up with new things so I need my network of people who are less than half my age who push books and music my way. I do return the favour. I have created at least one Radiohead fan.

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