Tag Archives: Nina Simone

Stevie Wonder, Weill’s Threepenny Opera and the Proms

It’d be easy to make excuses for not doing much real blogging of late, but I won’t. I haven’t been holding onto the six listens rule quite as much this year and I’ve been spending an inordinate amount of time … Continue reading

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The Playlist 27: Some recent listening

This is a playlist from a couple of months ago, reflecting special early year efforts made with Burt Bacharach songs, Nina Simone (and Weill’s Dreigroschenoper), Stevie Wonder and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Listen on Spotify 234. Dionne Warwick – ‘(In the) Land of … Continue reading

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The Playlist: Springtime

Listen on: Spotify / we7* Nice weather, isn’t it? Spanning indie rock, cool electronica, jazz, Latin rhythms and kitsch balladry, here are a few handfuls of gosh darn pleasant tracks for the long, sunny weekend. 133. Beck – ‘Tropicalia’ 134. … Continue reading

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