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Keep It Sweet

I never heard of no rock ‘n’ roll in my life. Black people lived right by the railroad tracks and the train would shake their houses at night. I would hear it as a boy and I thought, I’m gonna make a song that sounds like that.

Little Richard, Role Models, Waters, Beautiful Books, 2010


A studio sound engineer’s hand rests on the controls of a Mackie mixing console.

Mixing things up with the web — some of our favourite sites and sources on the internet. It’s a long list. Photograph by Rana Mullan




The Last Word …

Reggae superstar, Bob Marley died in Miami, Florida, on May 11th, 1981, en route home to his beloved Jamaica from Germany. His last words to his sons, Stephen and Ziggy, were On your way up, please take me up, on your way down, don’t let me down.