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by Adrian
Tue Nov 10, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: I Hate Books
Topic: Currently Reading: Chapter II
Replies: 517
Views: 112118

Re: Currently Reading: Chapter II

Uwe Johnson, 'Een jaar uit het leven van Gesine Cresspahl'. The Dutch translation of 'Jahrestage'. Originally published in 4 volumes in German, NYRB Classics has published this in two volumes: 'Anniversaries: From a Year in the Life of Gesine Cresspahl. In Dutch it is the most beautiful edition in 1...
by Adrian
Thu Oct 01, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: I Hate Music
Topic: companion albums
Replies: 1
Views: 1837

Re: companion albums

John Coltrane, 'A Love Supreme' > John Coltrane, 'Interstellar Space'
by Adrian
Wed Sep 30, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: I Hate Music
Topic: companion albums
Replies: 1
Views: 1837

companion albums

Hey there, a bit of fun... List an album and what you feel is a companion to that album; from around the same time,same vibe, personnel etc. For instance: No-man, 'Flowermouth' > Richard Barbieri and Tim Bowness, 'Flame' Another example: Massive Attack, 'Mezzanine' > Tricky, 'Pre-Millennium Tension ...
by Adrian
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: I Hate Music
Topic: Great free jazz/improvised albums 2005-2015
Replies: 68
Views: 27744

Re: Great free jazz/improvised albums 2005-2015

plus I really like Supersilent, not sure if that falls into the desired area...
by Adrian
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2018
Replies: 530
Views: 47221

Re: Recently Watched Films 2018

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BZTkwYmVmYTItYjlmZS00OWNiLTlmNTEtMDA2YzY1NTBkZmI1XkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNzc5NjM0NA@@._V1_.jpg George Sluizer - Spoorloos (The Vanishing) (1988) Excellent, this. Opening with the titular disappearance from a service station and rest area in France, you never realised ...
by Adrian
Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: I Hate Books
Topic: Non-fiction: formative books
Replies: 48
Views: 19698

Re: Non-fiction: formative books

https://www.amazon.co.uk/More-Than-Anyone-Can-Do/dp/9086596401/ref=sr_1_6?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1534929817&sr=1-6&keywords=lathouwers this. I always come back to its pages, albeit in Dutch (this is a translation, don't know how well it's been done...) - it was literally life altering to read this, 18 ...
by Adrian
Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: I Hate Books
Topic: Joseph Cornell Books
Replies: 2
Views: 2426

Re: Joseph Cornell Books

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Joseph-Cornell-Wanderlust-Sarah-Lea/dp/1910350214/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1533537673&sr=1-1&keywords=joseph+cornell also - a book I found very beautiful (and well done) - not so much about him as inspired by him, but with lots of colour plates: https://www.amazon.co.u...
by Adrian
Thu Jul 26, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: I Hate Music
Topic: most frequently banned wedding songs
Replies: 5
Views: 1628

Re: most frequently banned wedding songs

Well, the song that's not on there and that should be banned is the one the-drunken-aunts-of-a-certain-age-and-outlook-on-life always seem to request (at least in Holland they do) and then holler along to: 'Paradise By The Dasboard Light' by Meatloaf. I mean, seriously, at a wedding? Listen to the l...
by Adrian
Wed Aug 09, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: I Hate Music
Topic: How much music do you listen to?
Replies: 15
Views: 3485

Re: How much music do you listen to?

I find I listen to music less and less. The same holds true for reading; I can't summon the energy to read many new books, re-reading is ok. New music largely leaves me cold as well energy wise; but also money, space to put cd's and finding the time to listen is a challenge. I used to buy large amou...
by Adrian
Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: I Hate Everything
Topic: What are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 470
Views: 63853

Re: What are you drinking tonight?

whoa - that was too easy :-) ... Looks interesting though...
by Adrian
Mon Feb 06, 2017 3:52 am
Forum: I Hate Everything
Topic: What are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 470
Views: 63853

Re: What are you drinking tonight?

Anybody else a fan of peaty single malts? My favorites are Caol Ila, Laphroaig, Lagavulin and Ardbeg. If you can get your hands on Bunnahabhain Moine (probably spelt wrong...), the peated version of Bunna..., in the single cask, cask strength version of The Ultimate Whisky Co. - that is incredible ...
by Adrian
Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: I Hate Everything
Topic: What are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 470
Views: 63853

Re: What are you drinking tonight?

Anybody else a fan of peaty single malts? My favorites are Caol Ila, Laphroaig, Lagavulin and Ardbeg. If you can get your hands on Bunnahabhain Moine (probably spelt wrong...), the peated version of Bunna..., in the single cask, cask strength version of The Ultimate Whisky Co. - that is incredible ...
by Adrian
Mon Sep 19, 2016 6:46 am
Forum: I Hate Music
Topic: List your Top 5 favorite Erstwhile discs
Replies: 168
Views: 17909

Re: List your Top 5 favorite Erstwhile discs

here goes... 5. Erstlive 5 (Keith Rowe, Sachiko M., Toshimaru Nakamura, Otomo Yoshihide) 4. Wrapped Islands - Polwechsel / Fennesz (close call with Keith Rowe / John Tilbury's 'Duos for Doris') 3. Hands of Caravaggio - MIMEO / John Tilbury (close call with Siewert / Brandlmayer's 'Too beautiful to b...
by Adrian
Mon Sep 19, 2016 2:07 am
Forum: I Hate Music
Topic: Top five favorite Another Timbre discs
Replies: 15
Views: 4079

Re: Top five favorite Another Timbre discs

I don't think I can actually do this confidently - only five?! - but here goes... 5. Wandelweiser und so weiter 4. Antoine Beuger - Cantor Quartets 3. Common Objects - Whitewashed with lines 1/2. Jürg Frey / Cristian Alvéar - Guitarist, Alone 1/2. Laurence Crane / Apartment House - Chamber Works 199...
by Adrian
Fri Aug 26, 2016 1:59 am
Forum: I Hate Everything
Topic: What are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 470
Views: 63853

Re: What are you drinking tonight?

tonight it's going to be Tinto de Verano for lazy people. 1/3 red wine and 2/3 bitter lemon, with ice cubes.
by Adrian
Thu Jul 28, 2016 6:49 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2016
Replies: 726
Views: 31666

Re: Recently Watched Films 2016

Hello Dan. [Adrian wrote: Years ago I saw a film on television (so probably way older still, my guess is mid-80's) that featured French actor Richard Bohringer ('Gorodish' in film Diva) as a gangster and a very familiar looking French comedian (I think) with curly blond hair as his neighbour(?). All...
by Adrian
Thu Jun 02, 2016 2:09 am
Forum: I Hate Music
Topic: Now Playing
Replies: 863
Views: 110327

Re: Now Playing

on heavy rotation:
http://rawtonkrecords.bandcamp.com/albu ... e-bow-grip
Dirk Serries - Etched Above The Bow Grip
by Adrian
Mon Jan 18, 2016 6:30 am
Forum: I Hate Music
Topic: Recent purchases redux
Replies: 1531
Views: 155304

Re: Recent purchases redux

+minus - a rainy koran verse [uk live] (trent oiseaux)
hell yeah - one of my favourites in the genre...
by Adrian
Mon Jan 11, 2016 3:51 am
Forum: I Hate Making Music
Topic: I Hate Demos / Today's Improv/Composition
Replies: 486
Views: 220147

Re: I Hate Demos / Today's Improv/Composition

I've just uploaded a piece I did a few years ago to Bandcamp... https://discard1.bandcamp.com/album/untitled-1-ep created about five years ago, starting with recording half an hour of silence and then processing that through all kind of effects. I recently came across it again, after a trip to Icela...