Posts tagged as "music"

The Highlands and the free falls

Time marches forward and doesn’t care if you are tagging along or not. I haven’t been using my time in a most optimal fashion, but I did make some achievements. I visited Scotland after some 30 years, which was nice. Great landscapes there (no trees blocking the view helped). I also made some day trips … [ read more » ]

Time to start updating myself

Last year was crap, honestly speaking. It didn’t go as planned. But, the past is the past and nothing can be done about that. No use moaning. This year things will be different and I’ll start getting stuff done. I’m going to re-evaluate the old self part by part, then one by one improve each … [ read more » ]

Autumn writings

The (quite strange) year is winding down, so time to write down some random thoughts again just for show. David Bowie’s new single Blackstar is in my mind one of the best tracks he has released for some twenty years. It is unusual, yet very listenable and I totally dig the music video too. In … [ read more » ]

Festivals in Helsinki

I wasn’t planning to go to one of the biggest festivals in Helsinki, known as Flow Festival, but after realizing I haven’t been there for five long years and I was dying of plain boredom during the weekend, I changed my mind and bought a Sunday ticket. I have to say that the festival has … [ read more » ]

Holding back

Saw Fields of the Nephilim last weekend. They were one of the first gothic bands I listened to back some twenty years ago,  so it was great to finally experience their music live, even though I wasn’t much of a fan of their newer material. One thing I did regret about the gig was first … [ read more » ]

Music listening sessions

Recent activities have been related to music. Last weekend I went to see Eva & Manu at Gloria. Nice gig, just as expected. I’ve seen them once before back in the summer of 2011 pretty much by accident, as I was called there on a short notice to photograph the gig by a friend who … [ read more » ]