The Rest Is Silence

"From pure sensation to the intuition of beauty, from pleasure and pain to love and the mystical ecstasy and death — all the things that are fundamental, all the things that, to the human spirit, are most profoundly significant, can only be experienced, not expressed. The rest is always and everywhere silence.

After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music."

~ Aldous Huxley

TLDR : A Blog

Digging Up Oldies

I've been hunting down some of the music I used to enjoy when i was quite young. I would have to ask permission from my parents (!!) to buy records, and this is one of the ones I wore out...

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Sugoi!

"Sugoi" is a Japanese that approximates "wow" or "amazing" in English, and it is deserved - unabashedly - in relation to this outstanding performance of a small collection of works by Brazilian composer, Heitor Villa-Lobos. If you've never encountered Villa-Lobos...

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Bitten ...

Back in the late 1980's and early 1990's, before I had started Illuminati and was just a young hobbyist of around 22 or 23, I would make the rounds of the various HiFi stores and get "educated" (indoctrinated?) about matters...

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