Piazzolla…

I get spambots posting to this site fairly regularly, many in Cyrillic, so I’m not always sure how they are trying to sound conversational… until yesterday, when one was kind of enough to leave a message in english, too: “Deeply good post. Blame you.” Nice.

I’m halfway through the 10 CD Astor Piazzolla box set, which is more lovely than I can describe. There’s some swinging 70’s synthy, rocking kind of stuff, which I didn’t expect, and several fine vocal guests. I can definitely understand why some surrealists thought tango was the perfect music, it manages to stir both intellectual and emotional passions, is prickly and dreamy all at once–what if tango occupied the place a 4/4 rock and roll beat does now? This is pretty cool: 200 Versions of “Adios Nonino”.

Please order my new book! It’s cheap! And if enough people pre-order, it might get released sooner than late December…

Also, I have started a net label: fubar bundy presents. Please go have some free music, though we’ve only one release up yet.

(quick CD dump, I’m going on vacation in a few days. I have also listened to these CDs, as I try to listen to all the ones I own, one at a time: 301) Cowboy Junkies: Rarities, B-Sides, and Slow, Sad Waltzes ; 302) The Polyphonic Spree: Have a Day ; 303) Public Enemy: It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (think they just played in Buffalo…) ;  304) Cowboy Junkies: Open ; 305) Radiohead: The Bends (thanks Troy, good choice) ; 306) Psychedelic Furs: Forever Now)