Music

Where Has the Art of Album Art Gone?

by Rod Dunne December 2, 2012

Am I Alone in Mourning the Loss of Album Cover Art? Grew up listening to and loving LPs… proper LPs in 12″ cardboard covers with lyrics and band info and photos. It was always full of cool stuff that I’d study about the band. Every cover painted a portrait of the band behind it. Not […]

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Where Do Clouds Come From?

by Rod Dunne May 3, 2012

Where do clouds come from? Big chimneys on the sun And where do dreams come from? Your mother weaved them all Don’t you forget my son I told you not to hurt no-one You’ll be the judge of that Another You, another Me, another pharaoh taking liberties And just don’t stand for that Some day […]

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Better Days

by Rod Dunne March 7, 2012

- BETTER DAYS – Seems like you’re finally getting better, its about time too In spite of all my best intentions, my reflexes drew me to mechanically observing the colors running from your face An operation to remember who’s forehead I’d once embraced Remember back into the garden, posing for another painting Nearly lost amongst […]

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Guitars are for Men What Shoes are for Women

by Rod Dunne March 3, 2012

This is what loving music is all about. There I am. It’s 8 AM on a cold Dublin morning and I’m queuing up outside my favorite guitar shop waiting for its massive yearly sale. My legs are numb with cold, the skin on my face is tingling with the icy breeze. But, I wouldn’t want […]

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The Band That Never Met: Collaborative Songs Built Across 3000 Miles in 4 Weeks

by Rod Dunne March 3, 2012

Its been a long spell since my last music post. Thankfully, recent collaborations as part of an online collective going under the name The Electro Musician mean some completely new tunes are now down, mixed & mastered. The tune itself ‘Better Days’ has been one of the most enjoyable pieces to work on thanks to my […]

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Perfect Pop | Outdoor Miner By Wire

by Rod Dunne January 23, 2011

No blind spots in leopard’s eyes Can only help to jeopardize The lives of lambs, the shepherd cries If you’re going to pick one song, above all others, which you wish you’d written, then for me it’d be Outdoor Miner by Wire. It’s a song that sums up for me what the perfect pop song […]

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Alas For Those That Never Sing

by Rod Dunne January 9, 2011

Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them. – Oliver Wendell Holmes – It’s a great quote, isn’t it! It’s funny how certain quotes can be inspirational to you at the right place and time. And this quote is one those pivotal ones for me. Just like any teenager, […]

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